MasterChef U.S. Season 7 Episode 9 Sees Contestants Take on the Sweet 16 Birthday Challenge

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MasterChef U.S. season 7 episode 9, “A Piece of Cake” is set to air Wednesday, so now’s as good a time as ever to take a peek at the details behind the impending Sweet 16 Birthday Challenge.

This event will be a team challenge that sees the 12 remaining contestants broken up into two groups and tasked with cooking up 30 dishes for a group of teenagers celebrating a Sweet 16 birthday party.

In addition to the 60 minute time limit, the groups will also have to contend with a surprise box of 16 different ingredients (and one protein) that all have to get used if they want to have a shot at victory. This time around, though, it won’t be the judges who decide the winner—it’ll be the kids themselves, throwing yet another wrench into the works.

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At the start of the challenge, judge Christina Tosi will exhibit her three-layer cake for both teams. This won’t have anything to do with the current task, but the upcoming elimination challenge will see Wednesday’s losers competing to replicate the delicious dessert.

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Fans can watch the full episode of MasterChef U.S. Season 7 Episode 9 on Fox after it airs this Wednesday. Make sure to come back here for a full recap of the Sweet 16 Birthday Challenge.


Source:
“Schedule,” Fox web site; http://www.fox.com/schedule, last accessed July 26, 2016.