Meet the Competitors of Kids Baking Championship

Get to know the eight super-talented young bakers competing in Kids Baking Championship.
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Annika

Annika, 12, first began baking with her mother, grandmother and aunt. She had so much fun that baking has become her No. 1 hobby during her spare time.

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Anthony

Anthony, 11, started baking in the kitchen when he was 3 years old, helping his mom make cookies, cakes and pies. As a hockey player, he considers himself a fierce competitor.

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Caroline

Caroline, 13, began baking at a young age as a way to express herself. Recently, she began baking daily, and she often sells her treats at local farmers markets and at fundraising events.

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Cody

Cody, 12, developed his love of the kitchen from his grandparents, who make Sunday dinner every week for the whole family. He enjoyes going over to their house early to help them prepare the food.

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Hollis

Hollis, 13, nurtured her love for baking at home, and she has since expanded her interests globally. During family vacations she explores local traditions through food, and she cooks with chefs and native residents.

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Jackson

Jackson, 11, was introduced to the culinary world at 3 years old when his grandmother brought him to one of her cooking classes. He keeps her memory alive by baking recipes they used to make together.

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Natalie

Natalie, 11, began baking by helping her mom in the kitchen from an early age. But by age 4, Natalie no longer wanted to use cake mixes, preferring to measure out all the ingredients for her recipes.

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Payton

Payton, 10, found a love for food after a summer spent in rural France, where he prepared meals with fresh ingredients from farms and local purveyors. Afterward he realized he can make people happy with his food.

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