4 Levels of Cupcakes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of cupcakes. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Whose cupcakes came out on top?

Check out the recipe on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/penny-stankiewicz-pina-colada-cupcake-recipe
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4 Levels of Cupcakes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious


  1. Lal İdikut

    Lal İdikut3 giờ trước

    I would die for that level 2 cupcake

  2. Sammi

    Sammi9 giờ trước

    the only bad part about these recipes is that all 3 people say "vanElla"

  3. Anusuya Nallathambi

    Anusuya Nallathambi12 giờ trước

    I wish Gabrielled had just spooned the frosting instead of that... "trick". Ewwww.

  4. A S

    A S18 giờ trước

    I liked the level 2 chef this time. Sometimes they’re kinda obnoxious but she’s chill.

  5. Lils Chan

    Lils ChanNgày trước

    Penny is the chef you’d like to go on vacation with because not only will you guys have a nice cupcake but you can also have a drink to go with it

  6. Rain Fur

    Rain FurNgày trước

    What level of Papa's Cupcakeria is this?

  7. Emre Akkaya

    Emre AkkayaNgày trước

    WHY The home cook just use the coffee i hate everything about coffee i'm gonna throw up....

  8. VLS_levo_sevo

    VLS_levo_sevoNgày trước

    Level 3- use yellow handle scoop Level 2- 3rd of the container Level 1-(few seconds of silence) let's eyeball..

  9. Mikayla Lloyd

    Mikayla LloydNgày trước

    I wish someone would’ve shown gabrielle how to lift the top of the mixer so it was easier to put her ingredients in

  10. samuelxrc

    samuelxrcNgày trước

    damn she's hot

  11. Sierra Lobo

    Sierra LoboNgày trước

    You know level one is getting better when they start using truffles

  12. nikpap95

    nikpap95Ngày trước

    And now to the important question... is Gabrielle single? :D

  13. Amanda Christiana

    Amanda Christiana2 ngày trước

    I’m drunk looking at that piña colada. I love it

  14. DJ Trevi

    DJ Trevi2 ngày trước

    I actually like all 3

  15. Jaydene VE

    Jaydene VE2 ngày trước

    Im confused. Are cupcake tins different sizes here in Canada compared to the states? Cause those look MASSIVE! And that size of ice cream scoop is usually way too big for the tins I use here! (I am a baker at home and at a local bakery for context) ☺️ but yea, is that a thing?

  16. Isaiah and Geography

    Isaiah and Geography2 ngày trước

    I like the Homeccook Cupcake I love chocolate

  17. OwU

    OwU2 ngày trước

    This is Stephen's best so far!

  18. j.mary rathna puppy

    j.mary rathna puppy2 ngày trước

    Level 3 chef is running a factory to make some cupcakes 🤯

  19. GlitzyJazzyUwU

    GlitzyJazzyUwU2 ngày trước

    A level -1 chef buys cupcakes from the supermarket for $5

  20. Jae Study

    Jae Study2 ngày trước

    Ok so I guess she did say cheese

  21. Flo Brez

    Flo Brez3 ngày trước

    Level -0: go to 7-Eleven and get two pack of Hostess

  22. Jorge Flores

    Jorge Flores3 ngày trước

    I clicked for the cupcakes, Stayed for Gabrielle And left because of the food scientist.

  23. I cOnSuMe ThE aSs

    I cOnSuMe ThE aSs4 ngày trước

    ... I was a bit disappointed he didn’t put half a cheesecake in

  24. estela rodriguez

    estela rodriguez4 ngày trước

    Are these really good??? Whenever i use all purpose flour insted of cake mix it tastes wierd why?

  25. humera shaikh

    humera shaikh4 ngày trước

    Cheesecake guy is back with more cheese

  26. Angel Quintana

    Angel Quintana4 ngày trước

    Is it just me or does the level 1 cupcake look better then the other ones.

  27. TurtleFace

    TurtleFace4 ngày trước

    Penny is like the only level 3 chef who isn't condescending. I love her

  28. Sand Skywalker

    Sand Skywalker5 ngày trước

    Does Stephen know cream cheese is as basic as it gets

  29. mlc387

    mlc3875 ngày trước

    after watching all of these videos, I realize I am a level -1 chef

  30. MarifeMarceloMusic

    MarifeMarceloMusic5 ngày trước

    Penny totally missed the opportunity to say, “And this is my PENNYcolada Cake.” 😂

  31. Usman Ali

    Usman Ali5 ngày trước

    i would hate to be the one washing dishes after a level 3 chef. It'd be like a week long project. NASA would have to get involved.

  32. Ascent

    Ascent6 ngày trước

    My friend still loves to cook for her fiancé even after a long day at work. However, if she’s flying solo, she often does an egg dish or salad or sandwiches. Quick, easy things.

  33. Carolineeescottmakeup

    Carolineeescottmakeup6 ngày trước

    Level 3 chef: and for a little added bump... we add a quarter of a table spoon of... cocaine

  34. Klaus O'Shaunacey

    Klaus O'Shaunacey6 ngày trước

    I feel like a level one chef would really just use some Duncan Heinz cake mix

  35. Nunnuv Yorbizniz

    Nunnuv Yorbizniz6 ngày trước

    Honestly, they all look good.

  36. Juliana Frith

    Juliana Frith6 ngày trước

    surprised Stephen didn't make actual cheesecake

  37. setthh

    setthh7 ngày trước

    Hearr attack on a plate indeed

  38. Debayan Basu

    Debayan Basu7 ngày trước

    I loved gabriella's cup cake.... chocolate Cup cake and espresso.... That is gastronomically satisfying 😍😍😍

  39. Vikki L

    Vikki L7 ngày trước

    Steven: *doesn’t use cupcake mix* Me: You weren’t supposed to do that

  40. IFNp96

    IFNp967 ngày trước

    I'm gonna be honest. I usually don't care about the 'expert chef's recipe, tips, bla bla...'