NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- "Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro says he's long wanted to give fans of his popular TLC reality show an opportunity to taste the creations viewers watch him bake and decorate.
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So Valastro gave his recipes to a company that supplies his Hoboken, N.J., bakery with goods like sugar and flour to help create a cake line for bakeries and grocery stores across America.
That line rolls out this summer, starting with the "Badda Bloom" — a two-layer cake with fudge filling covered in bright green frosting with pink and purple flowers. There will also be a more gender-neutral design called the "My Party Cake" with blue, purple and green balloons.
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Valastro was to unveil the new cakes in New Orleans at a bakers' convention, meeting through Tuesday.