Season 1, Episode 4

Ultimate Recipe Showdown: Cakes

Food Network searched for the Ultimate Cake recipe. After a nationwide recipe contest, nine finalists competed in three rounds: Chocolate Cake, Cupcakes and Birthday Cakes. A panel of food experts determined whose cake was the best. See who walks away the winner of $25,000!


COMPETITORS:
Chocolate Cakes

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Janice Kollar -- CAKE GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
Recipe: "Really Good" Chocolate Layer Cake
Hometown: Atlantic Highlands, N.J.


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Erin Renouf Mylroie
Recipe: Anniversary Chocolate-Buttermilk Layer Cake with Toffee and Toasted Almonds
Hometown: St. George, Utah


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Jaclyn Esposito
Recipe: Individual Molten Chocolate Coconut Cakes
Hometown: Aventura, Fla.

Cupcakes

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Kelly Madey
Recipe: Orange Chiffon Cupcakes with Meringue Buttercream
Hometown: Quakertown, Pa.


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Lorie Roach -- Winner!
Recipe: Tres Leches Coconut Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Buttercream
Hometown: Buckatunna, Miss.


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Channon Mondoux
Recipe: Gingerbread Cake with Brandy Sauce and Whipped Orange Flower Cream
Hometown: Portage, Mich.

Birthday Cakes


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Doreen Howarth -- Winner!
Recipe: Put the Lime in the Coconut Cake
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas


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Marie Belfiglio
Recipe: "Honey, I'm Peanuts About You!" Cake
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.


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Debra Scruggs
Recipe: Tropical Pound Cake
Hometown: Toney, Ala.

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Recipes From This Episode

Tres Leches Coconut Cupcakes with Dulce de Leche Buttercream

Put the Lime in the Coconut Cake

Tropical Pound Cake

"Really Good" Chocolate Layer Cake

"Honey, I'm Peanuts About You!" Cake

Individual Molten Chocolate Coconut Cakes

Orange Chiffon Cupcakes with Meringue Buttercream

Gingerbread Cake with Brandy Sauce and Whipped Orange Flower Cream

Anniversary Chocolate-Buttermilk Layer Cake with Toffee and Toasted Almonds

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