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Berks County local baked for a shot at a million

Published On: Jun 19 2013 08:03:15 PM EDT
Carrot Cupcakes with Coconut Pecan Frosting

A local woman is getting national attention for a cupcake recipe.

Heidi C. Givler, of Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania, competed in the semi-finals of Pillsbury's Bake-Off Contest.

Givler was one of sixty semifinalists in the contest, which has run since 1949.


Her semi-final recipe was "Carrot Cupcakes with Coconut Pecan Frosting", entered in the "Sweets and Starters" category.

That recipe, along with the other semi-finalist recipes, is available on Pillsbury's website.

The Bake-Off finals will be held at the Area Resort and Casino in Las Vegas November 10-11.