A Portland entrepreneur with a delicious DIY concept is diving into shark-infested waters.
Miranda Vaughn will share her idea for “a new gingerbread house tradition” on the Friday, Dec. 8 episode of “Shark Tank” on ABC/KATU channel 2. Here’s the pitch: Instead of assembling a messy, fragile gingerbread house from a box or trying to do it from scratch, imagine making two easy-to-assemble spice cakes (safe for those with food allergies or sensitivities) that include a special surprise.
The Tomte Cake kit comes with a recipe, specially designed cake pans that were made in Tigard, and a storybook that tells the tale of a little gnome named Tomte. In the story, Tomte falls into some cake batter and gets baked into a gingerbread house. Bakers recreate the story and hide Tomte in their own cakes, bringing a fun new holiday tradition to life.