The Best of the Bay-winning bakery Bake’n Babes makes fantastical Freak Shakes with a different theme each month, with part of the proceeds from each $20 Shake going to a local non-profit. September’s beneficiary was the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, and the bakery’s Instagram account featured sweet photos of young survivors alongside the Shake, a towering vanilla concoction topped with a gold Hershey bar, a Fruity Pebbles cookie, an ice cream sandwich, a lollipop, whipped cream and a celebratory gold star.
Trinity, pictured above, has been battling neuroblastoma since she was 2. Despite being on daily chemo treatments and enduring more hospital visits than any child should, Trinity is a fighter and you’ll often see a smile on her face.
“Helping the community has always been an important part of Bake’n Babes,” said bakery founder Julie Curry. Bake’n Babes operates out of the downtown Tampa restaurant Gen X Tavern.