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Cake Hacks with Buddy Valastro


Turntable or lazy susan

Piping bag or large zip top bag 


Several bowls for mixing icing (medium size)

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  • 1 box of Duncan Hines Cake Mix of your choice (along with ingredients to mix the recipe on the box) 
  • OR 3 boxes of Duncan Hines Mega Cookies
  • 2 containers of Duncan Hines frosting (flavor of your choice)
  • 1 of the following if you want to flavor your own icing
    • Chocolate Syrup
    • Peanut Butter
    • Nutella
    • Caramel Sauce
    • Raspberry or Strawberry jam
  • Sprinkles or Candies of your choice (we love M&Ms and rainbow sprinkles) 
  • Food coloring if you want to dye your icing, cake or crumbs


Chefs Note: Please prepare your cake or mega cookies according to manufacturer instructions prior to the segment. The finished cake or cookies should be cooled and ready to decorate when you join Buddy on Zoom. Thanks, and now let’s have some fun!

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