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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Cupcake Wars with Kids

Have you watched Cupcake Wars on the Food Network?
Professional bakers race against each other and the clock to create the
best tasting and best looking cupcakes.
3 judges taste and critique the cupcakes, choosing the ultimate cupcake winner.

--that's just what we did!

Two teams competing against each other--

Team Blue and Team Red.


Various supplies were set out and the working space was divided and taped off.

Plans were sketched out.

Chocolate batter and Pink Lemonade batter were mixed.

Cupcake tins were filled, 

baked and cooled.

Then things REALLY began to 'heat' up!

(Injury on the set, but the show must go on!)

Cupcake decorating in progress.

Hurry, time is running out!

And now, the judges...


 Three highly regarded cupcake connoisseurs were brought in for the occasion:
(aka- Papa, Uncle Tim and Nana)

(Notice the presentation of cupcakes for the judges!)

These judges know exactly what they're looking for in a perfect cupcake.

Let's see how they taste.


The critique is favorable!

The judges 'dive' into the deliciousness!

 Messes are made from their sampling.

Team Red and Team Blue are both declared winners!

And that concludes this episode of...


Thanks for tuning in!  Now who gets to do the clean-up?

*Many thanks go to Papa, Nana, Uncle Tim and Aunt Carolyn for making
CUPCAKE WARS a success!

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  1. I love Cupcake Wars! This looks like it was a blast!!!

  2. This looks like a super good time, I think my kids would love to do this. ~ Lisa

  3. Oh how fun was that! I love the pictures of the judges.