And the winner is

The theme was mansions and monasteries, and the creative interpretations ranged from architectural to whimsical—and everything in between. Cake artists from across the country have spent months—some more than a year—preparing their cake for this event.

But the winner of the Grand National Wedding Cake Competition at the Oklahoma Sugar Art Show was Flora Aghababyan, cake artist at Wynn Las Vegas. "I didn't think I was better than any other (artist). We're all good. I'm so proud to be one of them," Aghababyan said in a Tulsa World article.

The Oklahoma Sugar Art Show and Grand National Wedding Cake Competition is hosted by Kerry Vincent, ICES Hall-of-Famer and iconic Food Network Challenge judge. You can read more about Vincent in the August print edition of Baking Buyer.