Keiyana Roberts makes her top seller, Seduction, with chocolate and caramel drizzle. As she says, all her cupcakes — from the OH Snap (gingersnap) to the Orange Mango Cayenne — are made with love. The Cupcake Wars judges agreed, as they adored her masterful flavor combinations.
On this episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, Stephanie of Red Velvet Stephanie.com competes to win $10,000 and have her cupcakes presented at the star-studded Los Angeles Film Festival.
Cupcake lovers in Columbus, Ohio, can get treats wherever they go thanks to the 3 Babes and a Baker Cupcake Truck. Mix and match cakes and icings to create your own personal cupcake concoction, or enjoy specialty flavors, including Banana Split and Pineapple Upside Down.
At Cupcake Mojo in Weymouth, Massachusetts, the mother-daughter team of Maureen Fitzgerald and Christina Nalband churn out dozens of cupcakes in a dazzling array of flavors (more than 30 total), giving them plenty of practice for their turn on Cupcake Wars. Popular picks include Nana's Whoopee Cake and Cherry Pie. For adults, there are special ''cocktail'' cupcakes, such as Strawberry Margarita.
Step into Bake My Day Bakery and you'll be treated to cupcakes in every flavor imaginable, including Coconut Pecan, Snickerdoodle and even Dreamsickle made with chocolate. So go on, say "bake my day" to this Cupcake Wars veteran who's not just baking cupcakes, but cookies and full-size cakes too.
On "Cupcake Wars," Bunnie Cakes brought Latin flavors to vegan treats. Owner Mariana Cortez opened the first all-vegan bakery in Miami when she couldn't find a dairy-free cake for her son's birthday. The shop offers gluten-free, wheat-free, kosher and vegan baked goods as well as lunch specials.
Krista Lopez rigged up her first stand mixer at age 7! After years learning how to master family heirloom recipes, she dove into business with an online store. Word spread fast of her Chardonnay Ricotta Almond Raspberry cupcakes, turning Sugar From The Heart's storefront from dream to reality.
What started as an online business in the small town of Morehead, N.C., has quickly blossomed into a thriving business. HappyCakes Cupcakery offers 45 cupcake flavors, all made from scratch. Can't decide? Start small with a Pucker Up lemon cupcake, or go big with the signature S'more.
At Lou's Guiltless Goodies, you can "have your cupcake and eat it too." Lindy Caudle not only bakes delicious cupcakes but oil- and butter-free cupcakes, too. Health-conscious eaters will appreciate the cupcakes' Weight Watchers point values, as well as Lindy's ability to customize cupcake orders.
On this episode of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, the owner of Little Spoon Desserts competes to win $10,000 and have her cupcakes featured at an exclusive wedding event hosted by Mindy Weiss.
Representing edible art at its finest, Casereccio Cakes in Vero Beach, Fla., is known as one of the premiere confectionary artists in the industry. All of the family-owned boutique's sweets are made from scratch, and its picturesque wedding-worthy cakes are often covered in dainty flowers.
The Cake Mamas bake in familiar flavors, such as vanilla bean and red velvet, as well as creations like Churro and Passion Fruit-Guava. Owner Janelle Copeland says she likes to "push the envelope testing new recipes." This creative ingenuity was a great asset to her on "Cupcake Wars."
SassyCakes has become a hometown favorite in Naples, Fla., and, as a result, the bakers there soon found themselves on the grand stage of Cupcake Wars. This bakery showcases luscious flavors with want-more names like Strawberry Blueberry Blonde, Build Me Up Buttercup, and Caramel By The Sea.
Leslie Fiet's mini cupcakes may be small, but they're not short on flavor. Customers love her Smore Please cupcake and The Audrey made with baby blue cream cheese frosting. It took Leslie dozens of recipes to get her cupcakes just right, but hard work paid off, as she's now a Cupcake Wars winner.
Maddy's Fatty's not only bakes vegan but also gluten-free, sugar-free and "not-so-fatty" treats too. The all-natural bakery specializes in gourmet custom cakes and cupcakes. As the Cupcake Wars judges noted, the fillings tasted delicious with frostings that were just as delightful.