Ro: Hey guys it’s Ro! Welcome to another
Nerdy Nummies! Ro: Today I have a very special guest, Kurt! Kurt: What is up guys!?! Ro: Kurt is awesome, he has an awesome music
channel, and he writes music, Ro: composes music, plays like, every instrument.
Since I’ve known you you’re Ro: like, oh I can play piano and harp
and guitar and, like, everything. Ro: He’s pretty boss sauce! Kurt: I try,
I’m not good a cooking though, so… Kurt: Uh, gotta rely on her though. Ro: He’s
pretty cute though, you’re welcome! Ro: So today we are gonna be making a chess
cake, and I thought to invite him because Ro: what is your experience with chess? Kurt: I played chess competitively for a really
long time. Ro: Nerd! Kurt: A lot of people… Definitely, definitely
a nerd! Uh, a lot of people don’t know Kurt: I was a chess master at the age of 15
and, uh, but then I stopped playing Kurt: when I got into college and wanted to
do more music and now that’s what I’m doin! Ro: Awesome, it’s time to bake! Both: Pew-pew-pew-pew-pew! Ro: What you’ll need is: Pam Baking spray,
a square baking pan, Ro: this is a 12 inch by 12 inch, 1 pink spatula,
2 cups of water, 2 sticks of butter. Kurt: And what you’ll also need is a nest
of Dinosaur eggs, and if you can’t find Kurt: those, then maybe 6 normal eggs will
work for you as well! Ro: Maybe they will, maybe they will. Kurt:
Ah-da-da-da-da-da-da! Kurt: 2 butter box cakes, and a big bowl to
throw it all in. Ro: Big bowl! Let’s put it all together!
Kurt: Let’s do it! Ro: Yeah! Ro: OK, now we’re gonna put everything together,
starting with the 2 box cakes. Kurt: Alright. Ro: And box cakes, they just
save a lot of time, because they’re Ro: already pre-mixed flour, sugar and baking
soda, but you can use your favorite Ro: cake recipe if you don’t want to use
a box cake. Kurt; I think even I can do this. Ro: Yeah
you can! Dump it in there! Kurt: I got it! Ro: Dump it in there! Oh,
yeah, here. Kurt: Ahm-nam-nam-nam. Ro: Ahm-nam-nam-nam. Ro: Next you’re gonna add 2 cups of water,
wahhhhhp! And then 6 eggs. Kurt: No! Not my eggs! Ro: It’s OK honey,
we’ll make some more! Ro: OK, I’m gonna teach you a pro egg crack,
are you ready for this? Kurt: Sweet, I’m ready! Ro: OK, just a 1 handed crack, you’re gonna
crack, twist. Kurt: What? What is this magic? Ro: Can you
do that? OK, your turn. Crack, twist. Kurt: OK… Ro: With your hand. Kurt: Are you sure you want me to do this
over this bowl. Ro: Yeah, yeah! Ro: Crack, twist… Whoa! That was pretty
good for your first one! Kurt: That was not good! Ro: Now you’re gonna add 2/3 of butter,
so we’re gonna cut right here. Ro: And I’ll let you put that in there. Kurt: Awesome. Ro: Minus the paper… Pro tip. Kurt: I figured, I figured as much. Ro: You’re like a genius, I probably don’t
need to tell you that. Kurt: Paper probably doesn’t taste as good. Ro: You’re a math major huh? Kurt: I was.
Ro: This will come in handy when we’re Ro: making all the chess pieces, I’m gonna
make you do the math on it. Kurt: Awesome, I’m ready. Ro: I’m just
gonna sit back, let you do the work. Ro: Perfect, I love having guests! Here you
go! Bake that! Ro: Last step is greasing this big pan. Remember
this is a 12×12 but you can Ro: also use a 10×10 if you’d like. Alright,
here’s the pam baking spray, open that Ro: up just like hairspray and spray it in
there. I’m gonna hide behind it a little Ro: bit because I don’t want to, you know.
Kurt: Defend yourself! Ro: OK, oh-ho-ho! Ro: Now it’s time to mix it all up! Ro: Now we’re gonna pour all of the batter
once it’s all mixed into the pan. Ro: OK, you grab the bowl. Kurt: Let’s do
it! Ro: And I’ll get the pink spatula. Kurt: Does it not work if it isn’t pink?
Ro: It does not work if your spatula Ro: isn’t pink. Kurt: Didn’t know that. Ro: Now we’re just gonna flatten it like
this. And then I’m gonna have you pick it Ro: up and kinda go like this… Pound it
on the table, just… Kurt: Like actually hit it on the table? Ro:
No, yeah, actually hit it. Ro: That lets it settle, brings all the air
bubbles up. And now, we’re gonna Ro: throw this in the oven. We’re gonna
put it in the oven at 350 and bake Ro: for about 40 minutes. Ro: While the cake is baking, we are gonna
make all the little decoration pieces Ro: for the chess cake, with chocolate. Yum-yum-yum-yum-yum! Ro: To decorate, we’re gonna be using these
candy molds, they’re chess candy molds, Ro: I’ll put a link down below so you can
buy these online if you’d like. Ro: They were really hard to find, I went
to like 4 different cake stores Ro: to buy these things. Kurt: They look awesome! Ro: You’ll also need this square candy mold,
and these are an inch and a 1/2 squares Ro: And they’ll fit perfectly on top of
the 12×12 cake. Ro: So Kurt, math question. Kurt; Mmmhmm,
yeah. Ro: Ready? How many squares Ro: Are we gonna need for our chess board? Kurt: Well, you’re gonna need 64 squares
for your chess board, 32 black and 32 white. Ro: You passed. Kurt: Awesome, great! Ro:
He’s smart, he passes. Kurt: I’m glad I get your approval. Ro: OK, and you’ll also need dark and white
chocolate, so right here we have white Ro: candy melts and dark chocolate candy melts,
and we put them in these Ro: microwaveable safe plastic swerk bottle…
Plastic squirt bottles! Kurt: Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah! Ro: Blah,
blah, blah, blah, blah! Ro: I cannot talk today! And you’re just
gonna microwave these and then we’re gonna Ro: squirt them into all the
trays. Kurt: I made more eggs. Ro: Oh my gosh they
smell so good! Kurt: They look different this time. Both:
Nom, nom, nom, nom, nom, nom! Kurt: Oh! Dom, nom, nom, nom, nom, nom! Ro:
Nom, nom, nom, nom, nom! Ro: Oooooooh! Ohp! Kurt: Ohhhh no! Ro: Pfft! Both: Hahahaha! Ro: Pfft! Ro: We’re super mature! Ro: When we play chess, I want to play the
white and you play the dark. Kurt: Sounds good. Ro: Are you gonna play
me? On our cake? Kurt: I’ll play you blindfolded. Ro: Blindfolded?
Kurt: Yeah I’ll play blindfolded. Ro: You heard it, we’re gonna play chess
blindfolded… He’s gonna be blindfolded. Ro: First we’re gonna make the chocolate
squares, and I’ll show you how to do 1 Ro: and then I’ll let you do it. Kurt: Awesome. Ro: OK, so we melted our chocolate and you’re just
gonna go, like, around the corners and then Ro: go zig-zag. And then we’ll fill him
in later with a toothpick. So just go Ro: around the corners, zig-zag! Ro: With these little square molds, you don’t
want to fill them all the way to Ro: the top, it’s actually better to under
fill them because they’ll lay flatter Ro: on the cake. So that’s why
we’re leaving some space. Ro: So, when you’re looking at this, how
there’s little holes everywhere. Kurt: Mmmhmm. Ro: That’s fine! Because what
we’re gonna do is take a little Ro: toothpick. You grab
1 and I’ll grab 1. Kurt: Awesome. Kurt: Ro’s gonna fix all my mistakes. Ro:
And you just push it in the corner and Ro: tap, tap-tap-tap-tap-tap! Ro: Now we’re gonna put these in the freezer
for about 10 minutes and we’re gonna Ro: make all of our little chess pieces. Kurt:
Let’s do it! Ro: Yeah! Ro: Now you’re gonna take your melted chocolates,
and they’re in these Ro: microwaveable safe squeeze bottles and you’re
just gonna fill in the chess pieces Ro: and again you’re gonna want to under
fill them just a little bit. And then Ro: we’ll stick them together after they
come out of the freezer. Ro: Kurt those look so good. Kurt: Thank you!
Ro: Look it, they’re perfectly Ro: Flat, that’s how you want them to look,
really really flat, because after… Ro: We’re gonna make 2 of the white, 2 of
the dark, and then stick them together Ro: with a little bit of hot chocolate. So
we’re gonna put these in the freezer again Ro: for 10 minutes. Ro: Once your chess pieces are all done in
the freezer, what you’re gonna do is Ro: just take a flat piece of anything, it
can be cardboard, a plate, whatever. Ro: Flip ‘em over and just kinda tap ‘em
out. Most of ‘em should just come Ro: out easy. Oh that was perfect! Oh 1 more,
1 more! Kurt: This 1 does not want to go. Ro: Oh yeah! Ro: And then you’re gonna take your squirt
bottle, then you’re just gonna Ro: squeeze on a little bit of hot chocolate
onto each side. Kurt: Glue them together with chocolate. Ro:
Yeah, glue them together with chocolate! Kurt: How much should I put on? Ro: That’s
good! Kurt: That’s good? Ro: Just a little bit. Kurt: On both sides?
Ro: Yeah! And then you’re just gonna Ro: put them together. Oh they’re gonna
make out! And then just hold them into Ro: place for about 10 seconds. And there
you have it! Chess pieces. Ro: And then you’re gonna do this to all
of your little chess pieces. Kurt: 1 down. Ro: 1 down! How many more to
go? Kurt: 31. Ro: 31 more to go, I knew that. Kurt: You got that 1.
Ro: I knew that. Ro: Here are all of our pieces, they’re
all made, we made all of the chess Ro: pieces, and all of our little squares.
And Kurt found out something really funny. Kurt: I’m pretty sure this dinosaur was
made the same way we made these chess pieces. Ro: Awww! Kurt: There’s a huge line running
down the middle, it was most definitely Kurt: assembled from 2 halves. Ro: Look at
this, they probably just glued him Ro: together with chocolate. Ro: Now we’re gonna put it all together and… Kurt: Play Chess! Ro: play some chess, where I will win! Kurt: I don’t think so… Ro: Once your cake comes out of the oven,
make sure it’s had plenty of time to cool, Ro: and what we did is we leveled off the
cake using a cake leveler, and Ro: we just took a little bit off the top,
you don’t need to do a lot. Ro: And then I took a huge bag of dark chocolate,
put it in this zip lock bag, just Ro: put any kind of a tip on it because we’re
just using it to distribute, Ro: and here we go! Kurt’s gonna help turn
it, but I’m just gonna put it on the top Ro: of the cake, and then we’ll smooth it
all out. Ro: Then you’re just gonna take a big mustache-uler
and lightly smoothen like this. Kurt: Is that the technical name for it? Ro:
Yeah that’s the technical name for it! Ro: So the reason we put so much frosting
on the top of the cake is because we want Ro: a lot of room to play with. Kurt: And
because we really like frosting! Ro: And because it’s really, really good! Ro: When we’re placing all the squares on
top, it will help us determine how deep Ro: we want to push in every little square.
So, just having a little bit of excess wiggle Ro: room is really helpful. Ro: Once your cake is all done and it’s
all frosted, we’re gonna put it into the Ro: freezer to let it chill for about 10 minutes,
and then we’re gonna put Ro: all of our little pieces on! Ro: We just took the cake out of the freezer
and it’s nice and chilled, Ro: and we’re gonna take this weird triangular,
rigid, looks like teeth or something Ro: like Domo Kun’s teeth. And we’re just
gonna run it along all the sides Ro: of the cake to give it a little texture
look. Kurt: Cake looks amazing. Ro: Yes! Kurt: We’re
gonna put the squares on the board. Ro: Mmmhmmm. Kurt: And they alternate. Ro:
Should I just start in a corner? Kurt: Why not? Ro: Line it up… Ro: Da-dew! Kurt: Psssh! Ro: We just finished
putting all the little chocolate Ro: squares on the cake, and it looks awesome!
It looks like marbled! Kurt: It looks… Are you ready for some chess?
Ro: Oh yeah. Kurt: It’s ready for some chess playing.
Ro: It’s ready! Ro: But before we play, I just need to put
a little more frosting around the edges to Ro: do a little fancy edging, and then put
all the little chess pieces on top! Ro: Ta-da! We got all of our fancy
edging all around the cake so it looks Ro: super cool. Kurt: Elite cake skills.
Ro: And now Kurt’s gonna teach me, yeah, Ro: yeah! How to put all these little pieces
on. And what were you saying about Ro: the corner, if we’re facing each other
this way, you want to play each other. Kurt: Yeah, so when you set up the board,
make sure the white square is in the Kurt: lower right. Ro: Right square… OK.
Kurt; You don’t want to set up like this Kurt: where you have a black square in the
lower right, so just always the white Kurt: square in the lower right. And then
you set it up pawns all here and then in Kurt: the corner you got your rooks, your knights,
your bishops, and your queen Kurt: and king, and the queen always goes
on her color, so if you’re playing white Kurt: queen goes on the white square, if you’re
playing black, queen goes on Kurt: a black square. Ro: Huh, really!?! So
she would go right here, on a white Ro: square? Kurt: Yeah, that’s right. Ro:
Perfect! OK. Kurt: Let’s do it! Ro: Now we’re gonna put on all these little
pieces! Ro: Ta-da! Our cake turned out, it looks so
cool! I love it! Kurt: It looks awesome, the pieces look really
good! Ro: Yeah, they turned out Ro: so good! I cannot wait to play, so after
this video at the end credits, we Ro: are gonna play a game of chess. Ro: And thank you Kurt for being here on Nerdy
Nummies! Kurt: Thanks so much for having me! I’m
glad I didn’t ruin it too much! Ro: No, you did a good job! I’ll put his
links down below so you can go check Ro: out his music and subscribe, it is amazing!
And, if you have any other ideas Ro: for any other Nerdy Nummies, please let
me know, leave me a comment down below Ro: and I will do my best to make it happen! Ro: OK, bye-bye you guys! Kurt: Bye! Ro: Are you ready? Kurt: Yes! Ro: It’s ON! Ro: OK, we are about to do speed chess we
got the champ right here, Ro: And I’m gonna blindfold him with my
fancy scarf that I got at the gap, OK, so… Kurt: Gonna play blindfolded. Ro: Are you
ready? Kurt: Yeah, let’s do it! Ro: Can you see? Kurt: Nope. Ro: Is it over
your eyes? Kurt: It is. Ro: And Jared is gonna be moving the pieces
for him. Go, go go! Ro: And I’ll go on this side. Ro: OK, do I go first or do you go first?
Kurt: Uh, white always goes first in chess. Kurt: So, you got it. Ro: Ladies go first!
OK, ready, set, go! Jared: Pawn to A4. Kurt: Cool, pawn on E7
to E5. Jared: E7 to E5… Jared: So, uh. Ro: B… 3 Jared: B2 to B3,
pawn. Kurt: Bishop on F8 to C5 Ro: This feels like Wizard’s Chess! Jared: Alright, so pawn from D2 to D3… Oh no
sorry, C1 to C2… C2 to C3, sorry. Kurt: All good, all good. Mmmmm, queen on
D8 to F6. Jared: Uh, so Pawn from H2 to H3. Kurt: Hmmm, well, let’s see, Queen on F6
takes F2. Jared: Takes F2 Kurt: Checkmate… Jared: Yep, alright. Ro: Is that checkmate? Jared: Yeah, that’s
checkmate. Kurt: It is. Ro: Oh my gosh, Kurt come look at this. Background: Did we set it up right at least? Jared: Yeah. Kurt: Oh, OK, that’s checkmate too, but
I was saying queen takes, but yeah. Jared: Oh well either way. Kurt: It doesn’t
actually matter which pieces you take Kurt: but… Hah! Ro: Welp, there it is, speed
chess! Hahaha! Jared: So you could have checkmated her with
2 different moves! Ro: Yeah! Ro: Kurt like, annihilated me! Oh my god,
Kurt, you beat me in 4 moves… 4! Kurt: Yup. Ro: He’s amazing! And super smart.
Don’t play chess with him. Kurt: No, what’s even more amazing is that
this actually looks like a real chess set! Kurt: And it’s all chocolate! Well I can
make the cakes, you can play the game, Ro: good god! Oh yeah, well, I make my own
rules! And, checkmate! Kurt: Until I eat it! Ro: OK, I’m gonna play until I beat you.
Kurt: we’re gonna be here awhile. Ro: OK, ready? Ro: Can he go here? Kurt: Bishop’s defending
it actually. Background: Yeah you can’t do that Ro. Ro: Oh I can’t do that? I can’t do that,
I can’t do that! OK, here! Ro: That’s my… That’s my… Kurt: It
was, it was your queen. Ro: Haha, I got a horsey! Background: Uh oh, the Queen’s on the move! Oh, this isn’t good! Ro: Can I? Background: No, only diagonally, move your
pawn up 1, maybe that will do something… Nope. Kurt: Check, no you’re in check. Ro: Ohhhh! Background: No you’re not done, you’re not over yet! Ro: Oh no, I can’t do that either! Kurt: Check. Ro:: Oh no I just delayed it! Background: Move your king up 1! Ro: Hmm, hmm, hmm, hmm,hmm! Kurt: Oh, ohp! The fallen king! Kurt: Hmmm, let’s see, I’ll just do this.
It’s really easy to drop pieces Kurt: off the edge of the board. Kurt: Check. Ro: Gah! Background: Well at least kill the queen,
at least kill the queen, yes! Background: And you lose to him anyway Ro: Oh I lost to a pawn! Ro: That was amazing! Ro: Alright, good game. Kurt: Good game. Ro: You, I can’t do this anymore! Kurt: Goog game.

100 thoughts on “CHESS CAKE – NERDY NUMMIES

  1. Funny story, my grandma is incapable of saying “spatula” and ends up saying saspatula instead. Its weird because she doesn’t have any speaking troubles.

  2. we could've had this for our chess celebration instead of chess cupcakes with little chess pieces on them but they were still good lol

  3. im 9 years old and I just turned 9 a few months ago and i am really good at chess I even beat my 12 year old brother and my parents

  4. O͟͟M͟͟G͟͟ I͟͟'m͟͟ w͟͟a͟͟t͟͟c͟͟h͟͟i͟͟n͟͟g͟͟ t͟͟h͟͟i͟͟s͟͟ i͟͟n͟͟ 2019

  5. When I watch this I’m like I really want to become a baker and I love you Ro!❤️

    Edit: 2019 anyone!?😂

  6. I watched this in the last 3-5 years. Loved ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💞💓💗💖💝💟it.Also I loved the background 🎶 🎼music.

  7. Omg I remember when I was 7 and absolutely loving this video because I was I chess club. A true nerd I was.
    (still am tbh–)

  8. 3:42 I literally used to think you couldn’t do this without a pink spatula and I bought when cause I thought they were serious 😳 I’ve been finessed y’all 😓

  9. Wonder if she realizes at the intro when she moves her hands saying nerdy nummies she looks like a evil genius lol

  10. Can u believe that in this vid she's 28? She look so much younger and she's gorgeous then & now!😩😗

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