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  • Ace of Cakes

    It's just another crazy week at Charm City Cakes as Duff and his staff are challenged by a request for a roller coaster cake. And the bakery staff reflects on 100 episodes of bakery life and awesome cakes, including caketastrophes, puppets gone wild and Duff's tool tips.

  • Ace of Cakes

    There is not one, but two Stadium Cakes that CCC have to deliver this weekend. The first one is a groom's cake in the shape Camden Yards! The other cake, due the very next day, is a replica of the Raven's Stadium with NCAA Lacrosse players on the field. CCC is going to make a cake for a Birthday boy, Jason. They are making a version of Jason's head, flanked by two zombies eating his brain. This says Elena all the way! Crissy is bringing Jason to the bakery - unbeknownst to him - to reveal the surprise.

  • Ace of Cakes

    Elena goes all out creating a cake of Han Solo frozen in carbonite while the entire bakery staff chips in to help mold a 70-plus pound chocolate likeness of the famous Civil War statue, Moment of Mercy. Duff checks out a new intern when musician Jewel stops by Charm City cakes and shows off her skills with fondant.

  • Ace of Cakes

    Charm City Cakes is bitten by the crossword bug as they concoct a living crossword wedding cake. Chef Duff and his decorators hob nob with celebrities as they participate in a star-studded USO gala ... and then deliver the cake to the everyday service men and women.

  • Ace of Cakes

    Charm City Cakes gets a visit (and performance) from the country rock trio The Avett Brothers, when they come to town on tour. Lauren pesters Geof to oversee her work on a crazy groom's cake, a band bus. And Duff gets an impossible deadline to make a cake to take to a TV set in Chicago ... and when Oprah calls, how can you refuse?

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  • Ace of Cakes

    Chef Duff helps a romantic firefighter find a very memorable way to propose. Then he lets Joe tag along for a taste of big city life as he prepares a dessert buffet for a high end New York PR firm celebrating Christmas in July. At the bakery, Duff and the CCC staff revision themselves as silent movie comedy stars!

  • Ace of Cakes

    Is the economic fate of the nation in the hands of a man who doesn't own a tie? It might be, when Duff is commissioned to do a cake modeled after the New York Stock Exchange AND the chef himself gets to ring the opening bell! Plus, Duff is honored to deliver a whisky celebration cake to the legendary James Beard House where he rubs elbows with the foodie elite and gets a peek at the world famous Beard kitchen.

About Duff Goldman

Ace of Cakes' Duff Goldman started cooking at four, when his mom caught him swinging around a cleaver while watching Chef Tell on TV. More

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Ace of Cakes

Meet Chef Duff. Shaping cakes with drill saws and blowtorches, and staffing his bakery with fellow rock musicians, he's not your typical baker.

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