MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Contestants can have their cake and eat it too, during Croissants Bistro and Bakery's 3rd annual Cupcake Eating Contest on Friday, July 4, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Beginning at 4 p.m., the cupcake eating will commence. Contestants will have four minutes to eat as many cupcakes as they can.
"Croissants Bistro and Bakery is, once again, excited to bring the community together for some friendly competition," said Heidi Vukov, owner of Croissants. The winning cupcake eater will be crowned Cupcake Champion of the Grand Strand. The winner will also receive tickets to Myrtle Beach area attractions and restaurants, valued at more than $500.
Find out how many cupcakes last year's champion downed to win: http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/22760824/croissants-hosting-2nd-annual-cupcake-eating-contest-thursday?autostart=true
This event is similar to the annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest: http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/22756831/chestnut-sets-new-world-record-in-hot-dog-eating-contest