FOOD NETWORK SERVES A SLICE OF IMAGINATION AND DELIGHT WITH "RIDICULOUS CAKES!"
Series Premieres with Back-to-Back Episodes on Monday, January 1st at 10pm & 10:30pm ET/PT
Get Inspired at FoodNetwork.com/RidiculousCakes
NEW YORK - December 20, 2017 - Go behind the scenes to see what it takes to create some of America's most mind-boggling cakes in the new series Ridiculous Cakes, premiering Monday, January 1st at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. Alton Brown narrates 12 half-hour episodes, introducing viewers to some of the most talented cake artists from across the country, while offering insightful and revealing commentary about their extraordinary efforts that go into imagining and creating these masterpieces. Whether it is a cake made to be a confectionary celebration of the beloved children's series Fraggle Rock for Jim Henson Studios or a giant planet Earth cake that weighs nearly a quarter of a ton for an Earth Day gala, get ready for some inspirational and Ridiculous Cakes!
"Cakes have the ability to perfectly capture the wonder and joy of a special moment. Viewers will be amazed to see how these artists work with their teams to imagine, plan and execute these magnificent edible works of joy," said Courtney White, Senior Vice President Programming, Scripps Networks Interactive.
Behold all the fantastical and realistic cake creations that the featured artisans dream up over the course of the season. In the special back-to-back premiere episodes, featured creations include a Bollywood-themed chandelier cake that hangs upside down and lights up, a baby shower cake that defies gravity, a high-fashion cake that is ready for its close-up, and an over-the-top, mouth-watering creation crafted for a food blogger. If you can think it, these bakers can create it - and the journey from concept to cake is truly amazing.
Visit FoodNetwork.com/RidiculousCakes to get an inside look on how these awesome confections come to life, along with the final creations. And don't miss cake decorating highlights on Food Network's social platforms throughout the season, and be sure to share your craziest cake creations using #RidiculousCakes.
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