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"MasterChef Junior" to Release Second Cookbook, "MasterChef Junior Bakes!"

April 12, 2019 - Coinciding with the current season of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, airingTuesdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, Endemol Shine North America, the producers of the hit series, have partnered with publisher Clarkson Potter, a division of Penguin Random House
to inspire a love of baking in the next generation of at-home junior chefs, with the release of the second MASTERCHEF JUNIOR cookbook, Masterchef Junior Bakes! (Clarkson Potter | On-sale: October 22 | ISBN: 9781984822499).

 Masterchef Junior Bakes! will include a foreword written by MASTERCHEF JUNIOR judge Christina Tosi, the acclaimed chef, founder and owner of Milk Bar.

The 100 recipes in MasterChef Junior Bakes! celebrate creativity, technique and deliciousness, embracing simple to sophisticated and sweet to savory baked goods. Young bakers will learn how to cream butter for Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies, shallow-fry dough for Glazed Jelly Doughnuts with Powdered Sugar, whip a silky chocolate ganache for German Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache Filling and knead dough for cheesy Garlic Knots.

Featured in this week’s episode of the hit series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, the cookbook will include the winning cupcake challenge recipe from MASTERCHEF JUNIOR contestants Malia and Jaala, for their delicious of Orange Spice Doodle Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream frosting, in addition to recipes for Apple Butter Bundt Cake with Cinnamon-Sugar, Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Peach Melba Pavlova with Yogurt Whipped Cream and more.

This latest cookbook from MASTERCHEF JUNIOR will be packed with baking guidance and know-how, insider info from MASTERCHEF JUNIOR alumni and photographs from fan-favorite show moments. Home bakers of all ages and skill levels can bake and refine their skills in the comfort of their own home, like a MasterChef.

Masterchef Junior Bakes! is on-sale October 22, 2019, and available for pre-order now through Penguin Random House ($19.99 | Paperback).

For more information about the series, go to the official MASTERCHEF JUNIOR page on Facebook Follow the series on Twitter @MasterChefJrFOX and join the discussion at #MasterChefJunior. Check out photos and videos on [email protected]/.

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, based on the hit FOX television show MASTERCHEF, blends exciting moments and inspirational stories with talented young contestants. Young home cooks face fun and technical challenges proving that when it comes to cooking, age doesn't matter!

The series is produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato, and is based on a format created by Franc Roddam and Endemol Shine. Robin Ashbrook, Danny Schrader, Elisabeth Murdoch, Georgie Hurford-Jones, Gordon Ramsay, Yasmin Shackleton, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers.

Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.

Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as “Big Brother” (CBS), “Ink Master” (Paramount Network), MASTERCHEF (FOX), MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (FOX), “Swamp People” (History), “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo), “Below Deck” (Bravo), “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” (VH1), “Page Six TV” (Syndicated), “Fear Factor” (MTV), “I'm Dying Up Here” (Showtime), “Trading Spaces” (TLC) and upcoming “Deal or No Deal” (CNBC), “LOL” (Amazon) and “Utopia” (Amazon).

Clarkson Potter is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, a Penguin Random House Company. Penguin Random House ( is the world’s first truly global trade book publisher. It was formed on July 1, 2013, upon the completion of an agreement between Bertelsmann and Pearson to merge their respective trade publishing companies, Random House and Penguin, with the parent companies owning 53 percent and 47 percent, respectively. Penguin Random House comprises the adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India; Penguin’s trade publishing activity in Asia and South Africa; DK worldwide; and Random House’s companies in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and Chile. Penguin Random House employs more than 10,000 people globally, across almost 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses that collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Its publishing lists include more than 70 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world’s most widely read authors.

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