‘We did it with a lot of love’ – ‘Cake Boss’ star Buddy Valastro talks about his Wrigley Field Birthday Cake
Wrigley Field has endured for 100 years, but its dessert doppelganger may not last the night.
A 5-foot-by-5-foot replica of the Friendly Confines made a 12-hour trip from Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, N.J. — made famous on the reality TV show “Cake Boss”— to the real bricks-and-mortar Wrigley Field today for the 100th anniversary celebration for the North Side ballpark.
The 400-pound cake, made over six days by a team of four bakers at Carlo’s, includes familiar Wrigley features like the outfield ivy and the scoreboard.
WGN Radio’s Brandon Campbell talked with Chef Buddy Valastro about his creation: