Natchez baker’s quest for Spring Baking crown starts tonight on Food Network

Published 3:09 pm Monday, March 6, 2023

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The quest for $25,000 and the Spring Baking Champion title starts tonight for one Natchez baker.

Season 9 of the Food Network’s popular baking competition premieres tonight at 7 p.m. Central time.

Molly Manning Robertson, Natchez pastry chef and wedding cake baker extraordinaire, will compete against 11 other talented bakers from around the country.

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The show’s 10 episodes will begin airing tonight and will continue every Monday night until one of the bakers is named this season’s champion.

A preview of tonight’s event on social media reveals the first challenge for the bakers. In celebration of this season’s theme centered on love, host @jessepalmer asks the bakers to whip up a spring twist of the dessert that made them first fall in love with baking.

Check out how Roberston did tonight on Food Network.