TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The fall season is here and with that comes the exclusive launch of Canadian Tire's Cake Boss Baking Collection, currently available in stores across the country. The one-of-a-kind bakeware line offers a range of products from bakeware and decorating tools to serving dishes and cake carriers. Inspired by the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro, star of the hit TLC series, the collection is designed to provide home bakers with everything they need to produce a Cake Boss quality dessert.
The Cake Boss Baking Collection features bright colours and unique designs that are both appealing to the eye and offer consumers some of Buddy's best tips and tricks. Unique features include cake pans with a quilted pattern on the bottom that allow even heat release and durable aluminized steel cookie sheets with drop zones to create the perfect sized cookie every time. Products include:
- Cake Decorating Kits in a variety of themes such as Flower and Circus Kit: $29.99
- Cake Stands and Carriers featuring several designs: $39.99
- Metal Baking Pans designed for bakers of every expertise: $8.99 - $23.99
- Cookie Jars including a special holiday design: $39.99
- and more!
"Canadian Tire is a natural fit for launching my new Cake Boss Baking Collection to Canadian fans and consumers," said Valastro. "We have a lot in common from solid roots to years and years of experience. Together we can prove that anyone can become a baker given the right tools and a few Cake Boss tips."
Canadian Tire has long-been Canada's store for countless items including kitchen appliances, gadgets and tools. With the introduction of the Cake Boss Baking Collection, Canadian Tire is making their mark as Canada's Baking Store and will continue to grow in this area going forward.
"We are thrilled to be launching the Cake Boss Baking Collection at our stores across the country in time for Fall and the holiday baking season. This collection will provide families with fun in the kitchen as the cold weather comes and they move their activities indoors," says Greg Hicks, Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Canadian Tire. "We are delighted to be the exclusive retailer of this collection in Canada and we're excited to offer this unique, high quality line to our customers."
Buddy Valastro is a fourth generation baker and cake decorator, and star of the hit TLC series Cake Boss, Next Great Baker and now Bakery Boss premiering in December.
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