Sara's Sweets Bakery is preparing something secret -- it's under wraps for now -- for Dessert Wars.

The Grand Rapids-based bakery is a returnee for Dessert Wars, which is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Cupcakes are a big part of the menu at Sara's, with Snickers, chocolate peanut butter and almond cupcakes brought in on a visit with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

While Sara's Sweets brought three cupcake varieties in for its pre-Dessert Wars visit, it offers many, many more than that of the regular and gourmet or filled varieties.

Sara's Sweets is among about a dozen sweet treat makers from Grand Rapids and across West Michigan taking part in Dessert Wars, presented by Channel 95.7 and Hobart Corp. Running 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Avenue NW, admission is $8 and children younger than 9 years old are $2 with tickets available at the door. Admission includes 15 sample tickets, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Grand Rapids non-profit Kids' Food Basket.

Besides cupcakes, the menu at Sara's Sweets also includes cakes, including specialty and special occasion cakes; cheesecakes; cookies; pastry bars; scones; pecan pies; chocolate-dipped strawberries; dipped pretzels; and cake pops.

Sara's Sweets is located at 2211 East Beltline Avenue NE, Suite F2, next to Qdoba's and Subway.

Sara's Sweets Bakery on "Connie and Curtis"

Sara's Sweets Bakery on Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis" (February 3, 2015)