Danielle wants to make a grey cake with pink roses, just like Sylvia's wedding dress and bouquet. Zac wants to make two cakes united by passionfruit ice cream, but he wants to see if Yigit approves first. For some reason he keeps seeking Yigit's approval for his desserts and it's bugging me, but it's really bugging Danielle. She flails a little in protest. Judge Johnny Iuzzini continues trying to justify his presence on the show by doing a half-hearted sniff n' sneer. He thinks Zac is coming out of his comfort zone. Isn't that a fascinating observation that adds so much to the show? We're not going to see Traditional Zac, people. Johnny promised! Johnny is impressed that Morgan is capable of listening and isn't using fondant like he did last time he cooked for Sylvia. Johnny thinks Yigit's plan may be too complicated for Sylvia, but Danielle's eye for simplicity and her drive to compete may help lead her to victory. And Elvis has left the building. See you next time for Scintillating Observations with Johnny Iuzzini.
Zac is having bottom layer issues, which as far as I can tell, is not a euphemism for anything. Weird, right? His cake's bottom layer is off and he is trying to mask it with frosting. He knows Sylvia will see right through that, right? There is only half an hour left on the clock when they realize that Morgan is hoarding all the pastry bags as revenge for past crimes. No one seems to care. Everyone wraps their cakes and heads off. They have two hours to set up. Morgan finishes in 30 minutes and just sits there staring blankly dreaming of Louboutin or Jimmy Choo or Manolo. Zac cracks under the pressure and starts throwing disco dust and brittle everywhere. Suddenly it's time to serve the judges.
Morgan stands up, stretches, and goes to cut a slice of his cake pausing long enough to explain that he crafted a grand piano out of chocolate, filled it with pink roses, a yellow bikini top abandoned on the piano bench, and left a wet spot under the piano to mark the consummation of their relationship. Ooh, sorry, that was gross too. I blame the cold medicine I'm taking. The judges seem to like it. Danielle is next with her grey cake with black and white piano keys, pink roses, and a representation of all the kids and grandkids. The judges like the flavor and the moistness. No comment.
Zac is next. Sylvia takes one look at his Cake of Insanity and makes a WTF face. Morgan opines that Zac is going to have to get all Glengarry Glen Ross on that cake and sell sell sell if he wants to make it to the final round of competition. He has made two cakes, chocolate and something with passionfruit ice cream. It looks very I-bought-this-at-the-grocery-store-on-sale when it is served up. He admits it was a cake-tastrophe. Sylvia knows it wasn't elegant and dismisses it as a "good Bar Mitzvah cake". Aw snap! Otherwise the flavors and the textures were good.