Sunday, June 24, 2012

"Cupcake Wars" 6/24

TEAMS:
Sabrina Rodriguez & sister Erica (RGV Cupcake Factory)
Erica Hagaman & Christie Waken (2 Sweet Cupcakes)
Joey Naylor & Barbie (Joe's Place)
Tami Sawyer & Michele Ogden (tamicakes)

WINNERS' DESTINATION:
Hollywood Black Film Festival in CA


Taste Round:
At least two soul food ingredients need to be included. 


Tami & Michele: Collard green cupcakes w/ molasses, cream cheese frosting & crumbled hush puppies

Joey & Barbie: Sweet corn cupcakes w/ molasses, butter frosting, peppers & fried okra
Erica & Christie: Sweet cornbread cupcakes w/ peaches & molasses buttercream
Rodriguezes: Grits cupcakes w/ roasted corn, collard greens, mashed sweet potato frosting & a black-eyed pea & chunky corn salsa

FIRST ELIMINATED AFTER UGLY ROUND-
Tami & Michele


Taste & Presentation R:
 


Rodriguezes:

1. Peach cobber cupcakes w/ whipped cream scoop & bunuelo
2. Mississippi Mud cupcakes w/ marshmallow topping, roasted pecans, Miel de Muez topping & puffed silver shimmer wheat snack
3. Waffles cupcakes w/ cream cheese topping, gold shimmer star waffle cutouts & fried chicken

Erica & Christie:

1. Dark chocolate cupcakes w/ caramel filling, pecans & chocolate stars
2. Mocha chocolate cherry cupcakes w/ cognac frosting, cherry pie filling & cherries
3. Pistachio chocolate chip cupcakes

Joey & Barbie:

1. Sweet potato cupcakes w/ marshmallow topping & chocolate HOLLYWOOD signs
2. Red velvet cupcakes w/ cream cheese frosting
3. Sweet peach cupcakes w/ whipped cream frosting & molasses

NOT IN FINAL ROUND-
Joey & Barbie


1K CUPCAKE PRESENTATIONS:

Rodriguezes: Projection camera base & a film reel
Erica & Christie: Hollywood Hills

WINNERS-
Rodriguezes

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