A Cherpumple Auction At the DC State Fair Bake Sale

Have you heard about cherpumple – the pie baked in a cake monstrosity that’s the turducken of the dessert world? Well, in case you need a refresher, it’s ridiculous – it’s a pumpkin pie baked in a spice cake, apple pie baked in a yellow cake, and cherry pie baked in white cake, held together with cream cheese icing. It’s a sick, excessive, fascinating spectacle.

Well, now you can have your very own. Victoria from The District Chocoholic will be making a cherpumple for the DC State Fair Bake Sale this Saturday (November 20th) at the 14th and U Farmer’s Market. I, for one, want to see if it can be done. And I think DC’s general public is as strangely fascinated with this dessert as I am.

Since we can’t sell it by the slice (everything has to be pre-packaged, and I don’t think the cherpumple will hold up to slicing very well), we’re going to auction it off. All the proceeds will benefit the DC State Fair – to help us incorporate as a 501(c)3 nonprofit and bring you a bigger, better State Fair in 2011.

Please enter your cherpumple “bids” in the comment section of this post on ModernDomestic. You can “up” your bid by leaving an additional comment.

So how much do you want to experience the cherpumple? How much do you think DC needs a state fair? How much do you want to bring a cherpumple to Thanksgiving dinner (it will totally keep in the freezer if stored in an airtight container). I’ll be taking bids up until 11:00 pm (eastern) time on Thursday, November 18, and announcing the winner on Friday, the 19th. The winner can pick up the cherpumple between 9am and 1 pm at the DC State Fair bake sale at the 14th and U Farmer’s market on November 20th.

I’m starting the bids at $20. Bidding starts . . . NOW. And many, many thanks to our stalwart and adventurous cherpumple baker Victoria!!

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