Sunday, August 12, 2012

"Cupcake Wars" 8/12

Tony Albanese & sister Jaclyn (The Pastryarch- online)
Meghan Coleman & Gwen Rogers (Crema Cafe)
Cheryl Burger & Stacey Filipow (The Sweet Spot Bake Shoppe)
Cindy Hashimoto & Adrienne Rendina (island cupcakes)

WINNERS' DESTINATION:
Kristin Cavallari's baby shower (she's also the guest judge of the week)


T R:
Classic baby foods are featured.


Meghan & Gwen: Yogurt w/ fresh peaches, sweet corn/thyme roux-based buttercream & toasted oats cereal caramel

Cheryl & Stacey: Banana w/ whipped cream yogurt filling, sweet potato cream cheese frosting & white chocolate baby foot mold
Tony & Jaclyn: Banana & yogurt w/ banana cream filling, peanut butter oats cereal, peanut butter buttercream & chocolate-covered banana
Cindy & Adrienne: Banana Macadamia w/ Bananas Foster filling, Macadamia nut yogurt frosting & toasted oats cereal

CINDY & ADRIENNE ELIMINATED FOR INADVERTENTLY LEAVING OUT THE NUTS & THE CEREAL AT THE END

T & P R:


T & J:

1. Vanilla w/ strawberry reduction filling, strawberry whipped cream & white chocolate rubber ducky
2. Chocolate w/ shortbread, caramel frosting & milk chocolate monkey
3. Vanilla w/ chocolate chip cookie dough center, white chocolate topping & baby penguin

M & G:

1. Devil's Food w/ strawberry buttercream, chocolate basil ganache filling & silver-accented little black sheep
2. Almond w/ Earl Grey buttercream & fondant star garnish
3. Pistachio w/ rosewater saffron buttercream, cardamom-spiced phyllo dough nest & white chocolate egg

C & S:

1. Lemon w/ vanilla buttercream, blueberry compote, blueberry syrup & fondant baby blocks that spell out "BABY"
2. Vanilla w/ strawberry buttercream, fresh strawberries, chocolate whipped cream & baby onesy w/ a heart in the middle
3. Margarita w/ margarita lime frosting (margarita flavoring made of sea salt & margarita mix) & fondant baby bottle

TONY & JACLYN OUT

1K C R:

TSSBS: Four square tiers w/ multicolored baby block & an umbrella w/ crystal raindrops
CC: "Baby room" table w/ cupcake shelves

WINNERS
- Cheryl & Stacey

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