Charlotte Kilroy made some delicious dishes on her way to winning Chopped Junior Wednesday night. Along with the satisfaction of crushing the competition, Charlotte also won $10,000, and she already knew what she wanted to do with it. Before she won, the show’s host, Ted Allen, asked Charlotte what she would do with the money and she said, “I will donate it to The Trevor Project. It’s a suicide hotline for LGBTQ+ youth. I have friends who are not in good places, and there’s nobody there for them, so I really support that project.”
Charlotte was able to win due to her secret weapon: aquafaba. For those who don’t know, which is likely most people, aquafaba is the liquid from cooked chickpeas, which can be substituted for egg whites. Charlotte made marshmallow fluff out of aquafaba to serve on top of her bread pudding, which put her over the top at the end.
Chopped Junior airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on Food Network.
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