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Bake Decorate Celebrate!

Critters You Can Eat (#306)

Create a beautiful cake with a garden guarded by whimsical bees and lady bugs. Bake animal cookies. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: On Bake Decorate Celebrate! every day is a celebration. The series combines elements of cooking, lifestyle, and how-to, creating an exciting new program guaranteed to appeal to a broad range of viewers. Hosts Nancy Siler and Melanie lasscock welcome viewers into the Bake Decorate Celebrate! kitchen.

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  • Kids Birthdays (#101)

    Features a "Candy Cake" and "Spider Cake," along with gelatin delights and rice cereal squares. [26 minutes]

  • Garden Party (#102)

    Decorate a heart and flower cake or baby buggy. Cookies are blooming in their own pots. [26 minutes]

  • Fondant (#103)

    You'll be amazed at the techniques you can do with this icing. Bow cakes are for every occasion. [26 minutes]

  • Cupcakes (#104)

    The same decorating tips you use on elaborate designs are the basis for easy and elegant cupcakes. [26 minutes]

  • One Tip Decorating (#105)

    Create a butterfly cake, a flower cookie cutter cake and cupcake and a beautiful rosette cake. [26 minutes]

  • Chocolate Treats (#106)

    Features chocolate treats from lollipops to candy shells and clusters, drizzling and dipping. [26 minutes]

  • Quick and Ez (#107)

    Adding candy pieces for a fish cake, plus mini toppers and embellishments that are ready made. [26 minutes]

  • Easy Drop Flowers (#108)

    This idea is perfect for beginners yet elegant enough for the most experienced cake decorator. [26 minutes]

  • Cookies (#109)

    Spritz dough cookies for every occasion and cookie cutter designs and sandwiches. [26 minutes]

  • Simple Tiered Cakes (#110)

    Learn dowel rod construction, a simple stacked design and other easy techniques for these treats. [26 minutes]

  • Fruits and Leaves (#111)

    Simple designs on cookies and decorating embellishments like gum drops and iced cupcakes. [26 minutes]

  • Tone On Tone (#112)

    When you need instant elegance and sophistication, use this technique to make any party "upscale." [26 minutes]

  • Shells and Borders (#113)

    IInstantly dress up cake with simple shell patterns and borders and flowers for a quick design. [26 minutes]

  • Hearts Galore (#204)

    Hearts are adaptable to any recipe, including giant cookies, a crown of heart cake and even salad. [30 minutes]

  • Patriotic (#205)

    These designs have stars and stripes as their key design element. Try some Old Glory ice cream cake. [30 minutes]

  • Kids Parties (#206)

    It's fun to pick out a child's favorite character or personality trait and create a cake for them. [30 minutes]

  • Gingerbread (#210)

    These gingerbread houses feature a bunny hutch and royal icing. Make some truffles and muffins. [30 minutes]

  • Easy Pretty Cakes (#212)

    Learn the secrets to baking and decorating a checkerboard cake and molten chocolate cakes. [30 minutes]

  • Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate (#301)

    Tish Boyle, editor of Chocolatier magazine, brings a romantic recipe for a chocolate heart cake. [27 minutes]

  • Classic Cakes (#302)

    A classic pound cake, made in a specialty cake pan and a carrot cake with great icing decorations [27 minutes]

  • Time for Baking Apples (#303)

    A round apple cake with an iced lattice basket and a mint green fondant covered cake [27 minutes]

  • Favorite Desserts (#304)

    Mom's pumpkin roll, a dessert featuring rice cereal & dried fruit & double chocolate bread pudding. [27 minutes]

  • Whimsical Cupcakes (#305)

    Special decorations, designs and embellishments are added to these popular treats for all ages. [27 minutes]

  • Bake A Little Romance (#309)

    A tiered cake with fondant and heart cutouts in pastel colors and a small German chocolate cake. [27 minutes]

  • All That Glitters (#501)

    Pearlized flower cookies in a candy basket and a fondant cake featuring ribbon roses and draping. [26 minutes]

  • Captivating Cookies (#505)

    White chocolate crescents, chocolate macaroons and oatmeal lace cookies are a treat all year wrong. [26 minutes]

  • Popcorn Treats (#513)

    Spring bunny popcorn cake and an unusual trail mix called popcorn munch are featured. [26 minutes]

  • A Slice of Americana (#604)

    A patriotic cake featuring the Statue of Liberty and a giant flag cookie decorated with fondant. [26 minutes]

  • Princesses and Fairies (#610)

    A fairy house cake for your favorite princess, a crown cake and elegant lilies in a woodland garden. [26 minutes]

  • Fun and Whimsical Cupcakes (#611)

    A Ferris Wheel Cake made up of individual cupcakes and a recipe for "Dirt" Cupcakes are featured. [26 minutes]

  • Candy Anyone? (#613)

    A candy crown made from candy "clay" and how to make leaves and attach flowers are highlighted. [26 minutes]

  • Fashion (#701)

    [26 minutes]

  • Brownies (#703)

    [26 minutes]

  • Beautiful Blossoms (#801)

    [28 minutes]

  • Eat Your Fruit and Veggies (#802)

    [29 minutes]

  • Just for Kids (#803)

    [26 minutes]

  • Big Top (#804)

    [28 minutes]

  • Silver and Gold (#805)

    [29 minutes]

  • Funky Fondant (#806)

    [29 minutes]

  • All-Star Lineup (#807)

    [29 minutes]

  • Chocolate Art (#808)

    [29 minutes]

  • Party On Safari (#809)

    [29 minutes]

  • Fun Food (#810)

    [29 minutes]

  • International (#811)

    [29 minutes]

  • Bug Off! (#812)

    [29 minutes]

  • For The Birds (#813)

    [29 minutes]

  • Fantasy (#901)

    Enjoy a 3D dragon cake and a tiered cake with a city scape that can be adapted for any home town. [29 minutes]

  • Silly Serpents (#902)

    [29 minutes]

  • Spring Form Pans: More Than Just Cheesecake (#903)

    [29 minutes]

  • Punch, Cut, Decorate! (#904)

    [29 minutes]

  • Sweets on a Stick (#905)

    [29 minutes]

  • Love, Marriage, Baby Carriage (#906)

    Enjoy a progression of three desserts--a hearts and roses cake, a two-tier wedding cake, and cookies decorated with royal icing. [29 minutes]

  • Mosaic (#907)

    [29 minutes]

  • Sandwich Mania (#908)

    [29 minutes]

  • Edible Art (#909)

    [29 minutes]

  • Friendly Faces (#910)

    [29 minutes]

  • Polka Dots (#911)

    [29 minutes]

  • You're on a Roll (#912)

    [29 minutes]

  • Asian Influence (#913)

    [29 minutes]

  • Wacky Desserts (#1001)

    A chocolate cake recipe and a collection of chocolate dipped marshmallow flowers are showcased. [28 minutes]

  • Dinosaurs (#1002)

    A 3D coconut pound cake dinosaur, dinosaur cookies and a habitat cake with a volcano are featured. [28 minutes]

  • Delightful Daisies (#1003)

    A daisy bouquet on a chocolate fondant cake, rosettes and dotted daisy cookies are showcased. [28 minutes]

  • Crazy Colors (#1004)

    Go wild with color on today's show. Designs are given a contemporary flair with vibrant colors. [28 minutes]

  • Chocolate Fun (#1005)

    Features a candy burst cake and a unique technique for piping colored candy melts to create shapes. [28 minutes]

  • Star Struck (#1006)

    A star shaped cake that can be personalized with a name and printing techniques are highlighted. [28 minutes]

  • American Favorite Recipes (#1007)

    A Pineapple Upside Down Cake, glazed and iced Doughnuts and Boston Cream Cupcakes are created. [28 minutes]

  • Mums (#1008)

    A Spring Look Cake is decorated with shaggy yellow Mums and Gum paste Mum Cupcakes are served. [28 minutes]

  • Italian Tastes (#1009)

    An Italian Cream Cake is decorated with Basket Icing Trim and Candy Clay Decorations. [28 minutes]

  • Outdoors (#1010)

    A camper's delight cake features a scene created with tents, a campfire and a lake with swimmers. [28 minutes]

  • Fruity Treats (#1011)

    A pocket fruit pie an edible arrangement with cookies and fruit dipped in chocolate are featured. [28 minutes]

  • Child's Play (#1012)

    Edible paper dolls using sugar sheets are featured. Nancy's decorating lesson is the leaf tip. [28 minutes]

  • Pink (#1013)

    A specialty cake with pink carnations and a pink petit fours with a triple pink flower are featured. [28 minutes]

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