Tlc's Ultimate Cake Off??

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mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 3:48pm
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In reading the article about Buddy they mentioned Ultimate Cake off. What is this show about and when is it on. I thought I had all cake show scheduled down but I missed this one.

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jardot22 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 4:01pm
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This is a new one that starts next month (I think). Sharon Zambito is going to be on one of the episodes along with Rebecca Sutterby. I can't wait to watch!

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brincess_b Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 4:02pm
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its not on yet, it starts soon. go to the pink box cake site (i think, is it pink cake box, total mind blank!) and they talk about it on their blog.
i cant see either cause im in the uk, but it sounds better than the food network challenges...
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jardot22 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 4:05pm
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Here's the info from TLC's website:

The greatest cake artists in the world go head to head in competition to build the ultimate cake. Each week, three renowned cake decorators lead their teams to build cakes over five feet tall, weighing hundreds of pounds. These cakes are themed to fit a marquee event where the winning cake will be showcased as a centerpiece. Normally, it would take weeks to construct cakes of this magnitude. Our experts will have just nine hours. Who will have the vision, skill and determination to create the ultimate cake?

Catch the sneak peek August 3 @ 10/9c.

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mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 7:32pm
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OHH I will have to watch that... Thanks for the info

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mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 7:34pm
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OHH I will have to watch that... Thanks for the info

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mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 7:35pm
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OHH I will have to watch that... Thanks for the info

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LaBellaFlor Posted 29 Jul 2009 , 10:30pm
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Thanks for the 411! I'll be sure to watch!

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miny Posted 30 Jul 2009 , 8:48am
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I was thinking it starts this Sunday, I guess it's only a preview then, thanks anyways ---waiting impatiently--

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Rylan Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 12:10am
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There is also Jennifer Dontz who will be on the challenge as well as Coutney Clark. I also read it somewhere around the forums that one memeber in here also participated in the challenge.

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Cake-Gal Posted 2 Aug 2009 , 7:57pm
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You can see several participants listed in this thread--starting about page 27.

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=624149&postdays=0&postorder=asc&&start=390

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xstitcher Posted 2 Aug 2009 , 8:18pm
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Here are the times it's being aired:

http://tlc.discovery.com/tv-schedules/series.html?paid=2.14413.56123.38589.1

It's the same eposide but there are re-runs all week.

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all4cake Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 2:53am
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OMG! This is awesome! Now, that's what I call a cake decorating challenge!!!!

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all4cake Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:01am
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They were all awesome! However, I thought Ashley's was the best...it was incredible!

Something about that Grodie lady....

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shyann_rayne Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:04am
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Yep, I thought Ashley was the best as well. Can't wait for the 31st!

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MichelleM77 Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:05am
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Me too. Loved Ashley's. Can't wait to see the episode with Sharon aka SugarShack!

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elvis Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:08am
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LOVED the show!! I thought Ashley was going to win too-- her cake was amazing!! It seemed to come down to the logo. The winning cake was awesome too. Harsh judging- yowza!

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Jackie Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:10am
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Just a quick update for you all this show... Keeping watching this season, you will be seeing quite a few CC members that have never been on TV before featured on the show!

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all4cake Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:12am
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I was wondering if this was the ONE ...oh goody goody!

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nannie Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:14am
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I took Ruth Ricky's class at ICES and she will be on one episode too.

I was surprised to see that one woman from amazing wedding cakes as a judge (the one whol looks like a thinner mama cass icon_razz.gif ). I was never impressed with her work and she certainly isn't in the same league as the people who she is "judging" IMO

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all4cake Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:21am
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I took Ruth Ricky's class at ICES and she will be on one episode too.

I was surprised to see that one woman from amazing wedding cakes as a judge (the one whol looks like a thinner mama cass icon_razz.gif ). I was never impressed with her work and she certainly isn't in the same league as the people who she is "judging" IMO




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shhh.gifher nickname here was jabbadahut

Mama Cass wasn't near as scarey!

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CanadianCakin Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:25am
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I loved Ashley's cake too! I think she woiudld have won if the colour was brighter and the logo was placed better!

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JoJo0855 Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 3:26am
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I was shocked at the winning cake! While it was fun, I've seen better ideas in the CC galleries. Okay, maybe not 6' cakes LOL.
Ashley should have won, the detail on hers was incredible and the revolving shark was so clever. The sign could easily have been moved.
But, hey what do I know! icon_confused.gif

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miny Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 5:08am
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Totally agree with you about the cake divas judge, IMO she's not in any position to be a judge, any of the contestant do a better job on a cake with only one hand than her and her whole staff of CD, sorry but it's true!

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SharonK1973 Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 5:32am
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I was very shocked to see her on there too...not surprised though, that her character hasn't changed either. She doesn't make me think of pretty cakes. I thought Ashley's would win too!

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PapiCakes Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 5:35am
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Ashley's cake rocked!!!!! The winner knew how to schmooze the lady from the aquarium tho. Gotta give him kudos for that. LOL!

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Revale Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 5:38am
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I know first hand that one of the judges is in no position to be judging the show. It's seems like you would have to be able to make a simple cake yourself before judging others. I am just saying.

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SugarFrosted Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 5:44am
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I know first hand that one of the judges is in no position to be judging the show. It's seems like you would have to be able to make a simple cake yourself before judging others. I am just saying.




Reva, is that you? I'd recognize that Cigaroo cake in your pics anywhere! Welcome to CakeCentral! Lots of other great cakers here, too icon_smile.gif
You seem to be doing great with Merci Beaucoup! Congrats on your new place and all the best for success!

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Revale Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 6:02am
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No comment, but yes.

I love it here! There are so many ideas and great talents!!!!

I am always telling everyone to check out this site because it is awesome and very helpfull!

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Rylan Posted 4 Aug 2009 , 6:04am
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I really really like the show. I wished the set wasn't super bright, it felt cold and no warmth. I felt that some of the judges lacked some character and I wasn't a fan of the 30 minute breaks. Overall, I have to say that the show was great. The elimination round is thrilling and the contestants were great. I hope they last more seasons because this is something I look forward to.

I agree, I love Ashley's cake too. Very nice.

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