A TLC Cupcake Masterclass with Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro!

I may not be a baker but I have always been a fan of Buddy Valastro and an avid watcher of the Cake Boss.

I love seeing how he whips up magic in his kitchen whether they’re simple cupcakes or epically gigantic cakes in various designs and concepts.

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

Last year, I was able to see him up close and personal when I got invited to the TLC Masterclass at Shangri-La Hotel at the Fort in BGC.

I was absolutely starstruck!

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

During the masterclass, I even took down a couple of notes as Buddy shared a good number of tips which I know will be very helpful in my daily life.

“When I started learning, I did everything by hand.”

“If you are baking and piping eclairs, it’s the same thing as piping a cake. It’s about learning… muscle memory. At the end of the day, I feel good.”

A really fun TLC cupcake Masterclass with Cake Boss himself!

Yesterday, I was able to see him again in person for the 2nd time in an exclusive cupcake-decorating workshop! A Masterclass with Cake Boss himself! It was held at the same venue as last year – Bonifacio Hall of Shangri-La Hotel at the Fort.

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

It was another intimate event wherein I delightfully saw familiar faces again from last year.

During this wonderful session, Buddy made the rounds checking each one’s creation and I kinda felt really embarrassed with the cupcake designs I came up with. Haha!

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

I’m no baker but I tried playing around with the piping bags. This is just my second time to pipe some icing to decorate my own cupcakes!

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

I tried! I tried!

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

Not bad! 😂

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy ValastroThe Cake Boss and The Cupcake Boss!

Masterclass with Cake Boss - TLC Southeast Asia - Buddy Valastro

If you want to see the Cake Boss & Chef Luke Nguyen, host Patty Lee & Sharon Huang of TLC’s Fun Taiwan, and comedian Eric Neeman, head over to the TLC Festival which is happening today at Bonifacio High Street from 10am onwards!

Follow these hashtags for updates: #tlcseasia #tlcfest17

On Instagram, check out @tlcseasia.

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