Sunday, July 29, 2012

"Cupcake Wars" 7/29

BAKERS:
Lovely Carandang & Lupe Pineiro (Lovely's Sinfully Sweet Creations)
Jenna Siebert & husband Jason (The Sweet Divine in St. Louis- food truck)
Buffy Hanson & Micah Baylor (buffy's cupcakes ON MAIN)
Frankie Francollo & Heather (The Cupcake Crew in Brooklyn- truck)

WINNERS' DESTINATION:
Top of The Space Needle to celebrate the launch of "Angry Birds: Space"


T R:
The featured special ingredient in this round's something I just ate as part of breakfast for dinner tonight- bacon (because pigs are the AB's enemies in the original version).


LSSC: Bacon Jalapeno Popper (inspired by a similar bagel) featuring vanilla w/ caramelized bacon, Jalapenos, Pepper Jack, cream cheese frosting, deep-fried panko & caramelized Applewood bacon

TCC: Bacon Bourbon w/ hazelnut buttercream frosting, crushed roasted hazelnuts & candied spiced bacon topper
BC: Dark chocolate coffee bacon filled w/ dark chocolate bacon ganache & topped w/ coffee buttercream & a green pig bacon topper
TSD: Bacon w/ brown ale beer, Sharp Cheddar cheese & Sharp Cheddar cream cheese frosting

LOVELY & LUPE ELIMINATED FIRST

T & P R:


BC:

1. White w/ tangy orange pudding, Tang, orange buttercream & bluebird
2. Lime w/ lime glaze topping, redbird & yellowbird
3. Texas Soda w/ cocoa cream cheese & golden egg

TSD:

1. Banana Moon Pie w/ marshmallow creme, vanilla chocolate coating, marshamallow frosting & chocolate licorice slingshot
2. Blueberry w/ blueberry compote, frosted lemon buttercream & yellowbird
3. Chocolate stout w/ C.S. buttercream, chili/cayenne cream cheese frosting, chili/cayenne chocolate ganache & redbird

TCC:

1. Chocolate w/ powdered orange buttercream frosting & yellowbird
2. Lemon basil w/ lemon cream cheese frosting, blueberry & golden blueberry nest
3. Almond w/ spicy cayenne raspberry filling & chocolate black bonbird

BUFFY & MICAH ELIMINATED NEXT

1K C R:

TSD: Tower w/ rocket bases, slingshot, lighted sign & birds flying off The Moon
TCC: Three-platform triangle spaceship

WINNERS-
The Sieberts
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