Food Network is again casting for CAKE WARS.  They are looking for dynamic and talented cake bakers and decorators for the upcoming new season of Cake Wars!

This series gives professional cake makers the chance to showcase their skills decorating earth-shattering cakes and battle it out for $10,000.

To submit an application for yourself or someone you think should appear on the next season of Cake Wars, please email FOOD NETWORK at with the following information:

Your name, age and phone number
The city and state where you are located
A photo of yourself, and five photos of your best-ever cakes
A short paragraph telling us why you should be chosen to compete on Cake Wars


FoodNetworkFood Network is now casting for new shows.  Some of the deadlines are coming up quickly.  This info is from the Food Network website:

Now Casting for Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-Off :  Deadline to apply is April 3, 2015Does your child cook better than most adults? Food Network is looking for the country’s most-talented kid chefs, ages 9 to 13.Apply now at for the casting of a lifetime and a grand prize that will kick-start the career of one talented kid chef!

Now Casting for Kids Baking Championship

Food Network is looking for the most talented young bakers in the country!

Was your son or daughter born to bake? Is he or she between the ages of 8 and 13? If so, Kids Baking Championship is the perfect show for them to put their skills to the test.    To learn more or see all Food Network Casting calls, click here.

If there is one thing I know, it’s that I know nothing.  No matter how much you think you know, there’s always more to learn.  That’s why I love attending cake shows, seminars, classes, and watching cooking shows.  cakes

The Great American Cake Show & Wedding Cake Competition will be held October 19-20, 2013 in West Minister, Maryland at:

The Agricultural Center
706 Agricultural Center Drive
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Telephone: 410-848-6704

General Admission
$10.00 – Ages 12 and up (2-day pass $15.00)
$7.00 – Seniors (60 and over)
$5.00 – Ages 4 – 11 (per day)
Children 3 and under are FREE!

Price includes access to view cakes, vendors, live competitions, youth activities and demonstrations. Persons entering the cake competition do not have to pay general admission fees (this does not include anyone helping a contestant set up a display).

Show Hours
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Visit their website for more information on the show and classes at

If you think you and your cupcakes have what it takes to compete against the best bakers in the country, then go to Food Network Cupcake Wars casting page. The winner of the show will have their cupcakes featured at a Hollywood event and receive worldwide press. The winner of each episode also wins $10,000!

allrecipesYou know occasionally I’m at a lost for how to make a particular flavor of cake or other food item.  Lately I’ve been dabbling at actually cooking meats and appetizers.  But not to worry, cakes and decorating them are still my first love.  I’ve just been doing a little cheating on the side.  Anyway, I mention this because I love the website  Not only can you find good recipes submitted by your everyday cooks such as ourselves but the comments by others who have tried the submitted recipes are quite helpful.  I had tried one of the cake recipes and the comments mentioned that the recipe was too sweet and suggested reducing the amount of sugar.  Of couse sweetness is subjective but I felt the comment was correct and adjusted my baking according.

Its that time again!  For all you competitive cake decorators out there, the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show and National Wedding Cake Competition will be October 3-4, 2009 in Tulsa, OK.  This year’s theme is “Of Sea and Shore”.

Visit the website for additional information on contest rules and registration forms.  Good Luck to all who plan to compete!

A major cable network is casting cake artists/sculptors to compete in the extreme cake contest!


They are looking for incredibly talented  cake artists/sculptors to square off in an extreme cake contest. The winning cake will be showcased at a live event and on National Television.


Casting closes on 5/18/2009.  If chosen to appear, time commitment is 3 to 5 days.  Go to “” for more info.