MANSFIELD – One of the largest bake sales in the State of Ohio returns to St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 16, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Wednesday, April 17, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the church basement.
This annual event spans more than 60 years featuring traditional ethnic recipes.
Volunteers have been working over the last month preparing over 3,000 cabbage rolls, hundreds of potica rolls, braided bread, hundreds of varieties of candy, butter rings, colored eggs, potato and egg salads, pickled eggs and a huge variety of ethnic and baked goods.
Using only the finest fresh ingredients including organic flower, vegetables, and butcher prepared meats for that homemade taste – the Easter Bake Sale has tables and tables full of home-baked goods that will surely tempt your taste buds.
Lunch is served on both days starting at 11 a.m. and features those famous cabbage rolls, sloppy joes, shredded chicken sandwiches and along with vegetable and broccoli soups. The parish uses the funds raised from the Easter Bake for the purchase of wine, hosts and other Sacramental items used by the church throughout the year.
Over 200 volunteers from all faiths and walks of life work very hard to make this event a success and is a celebration of the charity and goodness of the wonderful people in our community.
When: Tuesday, April 16 – 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 17 – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: St. Peter’s Catholic Church Basement
60 S. Mulberry St., Mansfield, OH 44902
By the Numbers
700 pounds of organic flour, 200 lbs. of walnuts, 200 lbs. of sugar to make 500 poticas, (a Slovak nut-filled pastry), 200 braided breads and 200 butter rings.
275 pounds of chocolate used to make thousands of covered pretzels, nut clusters, chocolate cream eggs, molded candies.
250 pounds of potatoes for potato salad.
400 dozen colored eggs.