Billy's Bakery of Fairfield recently won the grand prize in Great Cake Bake Off at the 90th birthday celebtation of the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, featuring eight competing bakeries from around the region.

The contest, held May 19, included another local competitor, Adam's Bakery of Fairfield.

Each bakery was instructed to create a three-tiered, frosted, zoo- and birthday-themed cake to be judged on taste, look, and theme, according to a news release.

Other prizes were awarded in the following categories: Best Birthday Theme, Best Filling, Best Cake Texture, Best Flavor, Best Frosting, Best Looking, Best Zoo Theme, and Visitor's Choice.