Ace of Cakes

Hosted by Duff Goldman
Thursday Nights 4a|3c
Ace of Cakes
Ace of Cakes Behind the Scenes
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Go behind the scenes as the crew visits the Hershey factory and school.

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  • That s right, Sir Roger Moore is turning the big 8-0, and he is being presented with a goodwill ambassador award from a group that enlists Duff and his team to make a cake and present it to Moore, too, at a lunch in his honor at the UN Building in New York City. Duff and gang have also been bestowed the honor of re-creating the infamous bedroom scene from The Exorcist and the Girl Scouts of America have asked Charm City Cakes to make a cake using only Girl Scout cookies.

  • What do Girl Scouts, space-age office chairs and a Louisiana plantation home have in common? They are the cakes of the week at Charm City Cakes..

  • Duff and Geof create the World's Largest Cupcake for a charity bake sale in Minnesota. Mary Smith creates a Roulette Wheel cake for a Baltimore charity's "Casino Night." And the decorators create a cake that's a replica of the Charm City bakery

  • This week's cakes include a replica of an actual police cruiser with lights, sirens and all the bells and whistles, a life-size replica of a special magnum of wine for a big charity at $6,000 a plate and rounding out the week, a cake in the shape of a large basket of yarn and an awesome Harley Davidson for a 60th birthday.

  • Charm City Cakes is home to its first proposal ever captured on camera. A couple arrives from Ohio and the groom-to-be pops the question with a giant fortune cookie cake. Ben makes a spot-on replica of an anesthesia machine for a bunch of anesthesiologists, and Anna creates an Edgar Allan Poe-themed cake to celebrate the birthday of Mary Alice's favorite Baltimore restaurant.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • Mary Alice gets a personal tour of Geof's hometown when the two deliver a cake for "Relay for Life." Duff rocks out with the choir of PS22 when he takes a Grammy-inspired cake to New York's famous singing public school.

  • It's a rocket-powered week as Chef Duff plans to launch the first ever rocket cake. Will it survive its voyage into space and its return to earth? First, it's high-flying hi-jinks with the Blue Angels as Duff gets some rocket lessons turning zero-G's in "Fat Albert."

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.