Ace of Cakes

Hosted by Duff Goldman
Thursday Nights 4a|3c
Ace of Cakes
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  • Duff suits up to do battle as he and Ben whip up the craziest video game star ever... the Big Red Squig... and meet some uber gaming fans. Geof's Pinto cake starts leaking fluid on its delivery run and Katie has trouble seeing straight as she does a cake for a video tribute at the Contemporary Museum. Geof clues us into the traits that make us his crack cake delivery staff and spatulas go flying as Video Duff goes to war, onscreen, against his nemesis, the flesh-eating Squig.

  • This week Mary Alice is a nervous wreck trying to keep everything straight without spilling the beans - a bride and groom have BOTH ordered surprise cakes for each other on the day of their rehearsal dinner. Ben and Elena work on a huge Humpty Dumpty bridal shower cake and the bakery staff muses on the consequences of National Egg Day.

  • Big cakes and even bigger events are on order this week. Duff and his new buddy Brett make a cake for a Best Buddies International gala hosted by Superstar quarterback Tom Brady. Ben engineers an evil robot cake from the BBC TV series "Dr. Who" that spins, yells and destroys. The entire bakery staff gets to settle some workplace grievances at Splatter Hill paintball field. And Duff and Mary Alice make their long-awaited stage debut with the Annie National Tour.

  • Carnival Cruise Lines is coming to Baltimore and what better way to kick off the celebration than with a cake of the cruise ship Carnival Pride from Charm City Cakes! To Duff's surprise, Katie asks to take the lead on this massive project. But she's quickly overwhelmed by all the details on the Pride and falls behind schedule - can Duff and the decorators save her from going down with the ship?? And OMG! Lauren is making a cake inspired by the totally awesome 80's. Duff, Mary Alice and the decorators get radical remembering all the tubular 80's fashion. The beat is on as Duff and Geoff create another crazy cake... A giant marimba!

  • This week Erika is tasked with creating an extravagant, 5-cakes-in-1 anniversary cake for Philadelphia's famed Mummers Parade, only to have gravity rain on her parade as full-blown cake-meltdown strikes. Duff is asked to throw out the first pitch at an Orioles game but has to be taught how to throw a ball first. And in a bakery first, Charm City Cakes is challenged to a duel by one of their clients. Will Geof be able to defend the bakery's honor?

  • Katherine and Ben get their kicks on Route 66 as they concoct a period Airstream Diner. Lauren whips up a pacemaker cake for a cardiologist but gets too grossed out to do the research. And humidity wrecks havoc on CCC as their supersized bed cake goes into serious meltdown.

  • This week there are crazy physic happenings at the bakery when a medium comes to check out Charm City Cakes. Ben, Erica and Elena team up to battle the aliens for an "Independence Day" inspired wedding cake. The decorators deliver a holiday cake to their neighbors across the street at The Dizz... and Duff gets his hands on some fireworks, so stand back!

  • Chef Duff is asked to make his tallest statue ever... an Egyptian Pharaoh for a stage show. But can they even pick it up to load it into the van? Lauren and Duff perform a high-flying act and the staff of Charm City Cakes takes on the ultimate challenge... making a cake, live on stage, in 45 minutes. It all seems possible, until Katherine forgets one important ingredient.

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  • Elena tunes up her music skills by making a unique bass guitar for a client with a special story. Erica is overwhelmed with the challenges of doing a cake for the Mummers in Philadelphia and Duff, Geof and Mary head up to New York to celebrate the Yankees new stadium and meet some very big names in baseball.

  • This week's cakes feature a gondola in Venice and a pizza pie full of Italian monuments with a gangster theme. The bakery is overrun with the usual craziness of stormtroopers, dog walkers and cake orders. And Geof responds when the pasta machine that drives everyone crazy suddenly goes missing.

About the Host

Ace of Cakes' Duff Goldman started cooking at 4, when his mom caught him swinging around a cleaver while watching Chef Tell on TV.

About the Show

Meet Chef Duff. Shaping cakes with drill saws and blowtorches, and staffing his bakery with fellow rock musicians, he's not your typical baker. However, he's one of the most sought-after decorative cake makers in the country. Every week at Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Duff and his team of artists try to meet the demands of creating up to 20 cakes a week, some of which take up to 29 hours to build! From a tilted Dr. Seuss-like seven-tiered wedding cake to an almost perfect replica of Wrigley Field, Duff can build it. Go behind the scenes to see how he and his fellow cake bakers dish up sugar and spice in the most unexpected and entertaining ways.

More About 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. However, he's one of the most sought-after decorative cake makers in the country. Every week at Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Duff and his team of artists try to meet the demands of creating up to 20 cakes a week, some of which take up to 29 hours to build! From a tilted Dr. Seuss-like seven-tiered wedding cake to an almost perfect replica of Wrigley Field, Duff can build it. Go behind the scenes to see how he and his fellow cake bakers dish up sugar and spice in the most unexpected and entertaining ways.