“Dallas Cakes,” the new show on Food Network, shows viewers the most over-the-top cakes, which is pretty ridiculous and amazing at the same time. The show continues this week with more unbelievable designs by Dallas-area bakers, so tune in or set your DVRs on the series. You won’t regret it!
Monday, May 7th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Officers and Alligators Cake”
The artists at Frosted Art Bakery roll up their sleeves to create a five-foot alligator cake that’s so lifelike it could have crawled right out of the swamp. Later, Society Bakery proudly shows their appreciation for one of Dallas’ finest with a police badge cake that replicates the retiring officer’s shield. Finally, young gun baker Dylan Humphrey crafts a giant golf cart cake that looks realistic enough to take for a spin.
Monday, May 14th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Love and Oil”
Wunderkind Dylan Humphrey builds a five-foot-tall oil derrick cake for a groom who works on an oil rig. Frosted Art Bakery tackles a lifelike cake of giant jellyfish complete with edible tentacles, and love is in the air when a young romantic proposes with a special cake containing a secret compartment.
Monday, May 21st at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Tank and Tackle Box”
One deserving veteran’s family is celebrated with a tank cake so accurate it rivals its 11-ton counterpart. Then a wine-and-cheese festival has one baker creating lookalike cakes so authentic they’re bound to fool the experts. Finally, a groom’s cake gives new meaning to the phrase Gone Fishin.”
Monday, May 28th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Bollywood Meets ‘The Dude’”
An extravagant Bollywood-themed fundraiser has one baker outdoing herself by building a six-foot cake that includes cakes within more cakes. Next, the Dude may abide but he also shows up as an awesome groom’s cake. Finally, a giant egg cake is intricately adorned inside and out to pay homage to a baker’s grandmother’s traditional paintings.
Monday, June 4th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Back 2 Dinosaurs”
One baker creates a hyper-realistic dinosaur cake straight out of the Jurassic era for a company that makes life-size dinos. Then we keep the theme of traveling back in time with a DeLorean Time Machine cake with working headlights made for a fan expo. Finally, a DJ Bear Klaw cake drops a few tasty beats for a weekend music festival.
Pictured above: Elizabeth Rowe crafting the DeLorean Time Machine Cake complete with working headlights
Fun fact: Baker Elizabeth Rowe owns The London Baker located at Castle Hills in Lewisville. There’s even a tearoom inside!
Monday, June 11th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Marching Bands and Elephants”
A university marching band recognizes a star performer with a bass drum cake he can actually wear. A growing family then celebrates a baby shower with a parade of six elephant cakes and a group of wide-eyed kids gather for a birthday party where a giant cake is guaranteed to bring smiles.
Monday, June 18th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Fruit and Saddles”
The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame commemorates a historic location with a full-size saddle cake that looks like it’s made from hand-tooled leather. A groom’s cake represents everything near and dear to him as it includes a replica of his boat. And the Dallas Farmers Market gets a fresh take on a unique produce stand with cakes that look like fresh fruits and vegetables.
For more information on the show, click here.
(Photos courtesy of Food Network)