‘Cupcake Wars: Cupcake Champions’ 2012 May 27 Recap — Baking for ‘Glee’
Cupcake Wars: Cupcake Champions 2012 continued May 27 on a Food Network with a third of 4 battles heading adult to a $50,000 grand finale. The latest installment of a honeyed baking foe featured 4 returning champs as they went conduct to conduct for continued life in a foe and an overwhelming reward.
Bakers enclosed in a night’s movement were Kevin Vanderaa from Minneapolis’ Cupcake, Victoria Donnelly of Cakeology, Michelle Spell from Ava’s Cupcakes, and Bill Jones of Jones Bros. Cupcakes.
Host Justin Willman welcomed a hopefuls by divulgence that a evening’s leader would take their arrangement to a celebration celebrating a renouned uncover Glee. But removing a win wasn’t going to be an easy charge with propagandize lunchroom favorites including fish sticks, messy joes, tater tots, tacos, macaroni and cheese, and pizza populating a part table. They were told to select a singular part as inspiration. As if a charge wasn’t formidable enough, they were also told that they’d be compulsory to benefaction their cupcakes to judges Candace Nelson and Florian Bellanger and guest decider and Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk in song.
Post baking, Michelle was adult initial to present. The judges favourite her opening though were generally unimpressed by her tangible cupcake; Candace deemed it not adult to snuff. Bill’s mac and cheese-inspired origination warranted acclaim from Florian, and Brad gave him a Rachel Berry bullion star. Victoria’s miss of tomato and cilantro inside her taco-inspired cupcake warranted critique from Candace, and Florian pronounced it didn’t work. Kevin, who also combined a taco-themed cupcake, warranted regard from Florian for a peculiarity and tender Candace since it unequivocally tasted like a taco.
After deliberations, Victoria was separated first. The other 3 were off to work again, this time with 75 mins to emanate 3 over-the-top, Glee-inspired creations. The bakers started preparations, though Justin combined a twist: They were also compulsory to make a slushie-inspired fourth cupcake.
Michelle presented her creations first. Florian suspicion she did “a good job” and called her blackberry cupcake “divine.” Candace appreciated her decorations though didn’t caring for a “artificial” lemon season of her slushie cupcake. Bill followed with his 4 cupcakes. Candace favourite his “glittery, shimmery” decorations though didn’t caring for his chocolate cupcake. Florian suspicion he should’ve finished some-more as a returning champ. Finally, Kevin presented. Florian called his decorations “beautiful” though didn’t suffer his slushie cupcake, contrast it to “cherry flavored cough syrup.” Candace found a peculiarity of his cupcakes inconsistent.
Moments later, Bill was dismissed, withdrawal Kevin and Michelle a final dual standing. They faced a charge of formulating a 1,000 cupcake arrangement for a Glee party. In further to a common carpenters and baking assistants, any competitor was also given 4 uncover choir members to accompany their displays with strain and dance.
Michelle presented first, observant that she’s wanted to paint several elements of Glee. She explained that she’d toned down a lemon in her cherry lemonade cupcake, per a judges’ criticism. Kevin showed off his high school-themed arrangement and explained a modifications he’d finished to his cupcakes to greatfully Candace, Florian, and Brad. Candace found Michelle arrangement to be “really fun and colorful” and praised her “consistency” via a day. Brad appreciated “the sparkle” of a arrangement though didn’t consider it was “bold” enough. Of Kevin’s display, Brad was tender by his fandom.
When all was pronounced and done, Kevin Vanderaa was announced a leader of a third week of Cupcake Wars: Cupcake Champions 2012. Tune in Jun 3 to find out that competitor earns a final berth in a finale.