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Secret Ingredient, The

Secret Ingredient, The

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Saturday, February 15, 2020 N/A
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  • Season: 2019-2020
  • Network: Hallmark
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Romantic Comedy
  • Based On: The Secret Ingredient written by Nancy Naigle

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel Nancy Naigle. Owner and head pastry chef of a popular bakery in her hometown, Kelly is too busy to think about romance, especially since her heart remains broken by her ex-fiance Andrew, who ended their engagement to attend culinary school in Paris. Now the executive pastry chef at a fancy Parisian restaurant, Andrew returns home for the first time in five years and is surprised to see Kelly at the party to welcome him back. She's stunned to see him and only meant to deliver a cake and duck out, but now their strong connection is palpable to everyone. Too bad Kelly is afraid to open her heart when Andrew asks to see her before he leaves for work in New York to help a friend open a restaurant but she's is still too vulnerable and turns him down. Trying to forget Andrew, she dives into work and is bowled over when the producer of a nationwide cooking show arrives to tell her she's been selected to be on the Valentine's Day Bake-Off, with a $100K prize! The catch is no one can know until the final show airs. Even the contestants won't meet until the end. Flown to New York to tape 10, two-hour cooking segments, Kelly and the other contestants will create desserts with secret ingredients and judges will decide who's eliminated. Exhausted after the first taping, Kelly and her producer bump into Andrew and she explains theyre in New York for a conference. Startled, he claims the woman he's with is his friend's wife. As it turns out, they're both fibbing. In fact, they won't learn the other's secret until the final day of the bake-off when they're pitted against each another. Win or lose, it'll be sad when Andrew goes back to Paris since he and Kelly have finally discovered the secret ingredient of why he should stay-- love. *This is the first book from Hallmark Publishing, Crown Media's own book publishing division, to be adapted into a Hallmark Channel original movie.


Production Company:

  • Inferno Pictures

Production Type:

  • Independent
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