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Fort Worth baker competes in new Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge

Tareka Lofton from Loft22 Cakes is taking her gravity-defying cakes to new heights.


Fort Worth’s Tareka Lofton is part of the yellow team.

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Step aside green eggs and ham — the spotlight is on a new sugary program featuring local pastry chef Tareka Lofton from Loft22 Cakes. Tareka is headed to the big stage for Prime Video’s “Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge.”

A look inside the magical world 🍭

The culinary show features 18 bakers in nine teams competing for the grand prize of $50,000. The teams will bring the magical world of Dr. Seuss to life with extravagant cakes, cookies, and pastries. Watch the full trailer.

The star-studded cast 🎂

The show is hosted by Emmy award-winner Tamera Mowry-Housley and judged by baking icons Clarice Lam and Joshua John Russell.

Local favorite Tareka will team up with pastry chef Lorenzo Delgado from North Carolina — the two will make up the yellow team. Each team will be tasked with creating edible, jaw-dropping masterpieces based on Dr. Seuss’s characters and stories. They’ll be judged on taste, creativity, accuracy, and storytelling.

How to watch 📺

All eight episodes will premiere on Prime Video starting Tuesday, Dec. 13. If you don’t have a Prime Video subscription, don’t fret. You can watch it on the free ad-supported service, Amazon Freevee.

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