Excitement is brewing in Winnipeg’s baking community as two talented local bakers, Jaynee Medrano and Robyn Thompson, gear up to compete in the highly anticipated television series, Cross Country Cake Off. The two Winnipeggers are among the eight chosen from the Prairies region, and they are ready to showcase their proudest cake creations to a panel of esteemed judges.
Cross Country Cake Off brings together 40 of the nation’s best cake makers in a thrilling competition. The show features celebrity chefs Mary Berg and Andrew Han as judges, who will assess the contestants’ cake creations. In each regional episode, eight bakers present their homemade masterpieces, hoping to secure a coveted spot in the next round.
Both Jaynee Medrano, an Officer in National Collection & Delivery, and Robyn Thompson, a Dental Assistant, have poured their passion and creativity into their cake designs. With their exceptional skills and unique baking styles, they aim to impress the judges and advance further in the competition.
The competition intensifies as the top four cake makers from each regional qualifier move forward to face a timed cake challenge in the “Cross Country Cake Off” kitchen. The pressure is on as they race against the clock to create awe-inspiring cakes that will leave a lasting impression on the judges and secure their spot in the finale.
With a grand prize of $50,000 at stake, the stakes are higher than ever. Jaynee and Robyn are determined to bring their A-game, showcasing their artistic talents and delivering cakes that not only taste divine but also showcase their unique flair and creativity.
Winnipeg wishes Jaynee and Robyn the best of luck as they take on this thrilling culinary challenge, representing their city and showcasing the immense talent that lies within the local baking scene. Cross Country Cake Off returns for a six-week run this Friday (May 26) on CTV. Make sure to tune-in to witness the sweet journey of these two remarkable bakers as they vie for the top prize and make Winnipeg proud.