A new culinary competition series is premiering this weekend and it is sure to bring some sweetness to these late summer days. Hosted by Dara Reneé (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series) and Issac Ryan Brown (Raven’s Home), Disney Channel is teaming up Tastemade for Disney’s Magic Bake-Off, “a competitive series for kids 6-14 that combines the wonder of baking with the ingenuity of young pastry chefs.”
The two actors host co-host the 13-episode series. With Disneyland resort pastry chef Graciela Gomez, they’ll “guide kid contestants through a series of challenges and surprises as they create the most extraordinary cakes inspired by the magic of Disney.”
The official description reads:
Imagination rules and teamwork triumphs in Disney’s Magic Bake-Off, as three teams of two race against the clock to design a Disney-inspired cake utilizing Tastemade’s signature recipe videos and an enchanted pantry filled with a wonderful world of ingredients and surprises. Hosts Reneé and Brown, along with pastry chef Gomez, guide the kid bakers through a series of challenges, fun games, and unexpected twists, all designed to elevate the contestants’ baking abilities, techniques and creativity to new culinary heights. Each episode will declare a winning team to be named Disney Baking Champion. The winning recipe will become a featured Tastemade video, available on Disney Channel and Tastemade social media platforms.
Watch our interview with the hosts below in which they talk about what to expect from the series, what they love to bake and more:
The show premieres on Disney Channel on Aug. 13 at 10 p.m. ET.