The perfect party needs the perfect cake, and that's where Cake Hunters comes in! From weddings to family reunions and more, party hosts meet with three cake designers who present their jaw-dropping concepts to make the perfect complement to their big bashes. And once the winning design is picked, will the cake make it to the big day on time and in one piece?
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With only two weeks until their wedding, Pat and Alli are looking for the perfect cake that pays tribute to his time in the armed services and plays to her love of classic, rustic elegance. Pat wants confetti inside the cake, which Alli dislikes and Alli wants mint green on the cake, a color Patrick can't stand. It's stars and stripes versus lace and mint in the run up to the vows!
Julie and Katie are looking for a party cake for their social media business, but they can't agree on the most Instagram-worthy design. They also don't see eye to eye on a classic vanilla versus chocolate battle that is sure to go viral. Bakers take on the challenge to give these social media-savvy business partners a cake to remember.
Oliver is the mayor of Miami Gardens, Florida, and his perfect wedding cake features local landmarks and his university colors of orange and green. But his fiance, tech entrepreneur Pandwe, insists on a cake with natural beauty and vintage, 1920s-era glamour. Miami's top cake designers vie for the chance to make an elegant orange and green cake worthy of the mayor and his new first lady.
Quiana and Anthony aim to please their daughter with the cake of her dreams for her surprise sweet 16th birthday party. Quiana knows what's cool, and she wants a sparkly cake fit for a teen, but Anthony is holding tight to his little princess and wants a cake better suited to a little girl. Three imaginative bakers compete for the chance to settle these parents' differences with the perfect surprise cake for their daughter's party.
Sophisticated Vanessa and her Southern beau, Tim, are trying to find a cake that suits both their tastes. Vanessa wants a garden-themed, Savannah-inspired showpiece, while Tim wants something that tells the story of their romance without being flowery or feminine. Can Vanessa convince her good old boy that flowers make the cake?
Twelve-year-old Reid is about to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah. The party will include one hundred of Reid's closest friends and relatives. Mom and Reid's little sister Sloan want a cake that highlights Reid's talent for music, while Reid and his Dad are all about sports. This quest for the perfect cake leads this family to three of Miami's hottest cake designers where they get to taste and pick the cake of their dreams.
Dan and Brittany are three weeks away from walking down the aisle with 150 of their closest friends and family. The theme of the wedding is "rustic meets glam", and even though their wedding is in a rustic barn, finding a cake with enough glamorous details to make Brittany happy is taking these two on a delicious journey to find the perfect cake.
For her sweet 16th birthday party, artsy Kendelle wants a mature cake that celebrates music, theater and the arts. But her mom, Bambi, wants sugar, spice and everything nice in a cake better suited for a toddler. While mother and daughter battle over a sophisticated black and white ball or a pink princess party, three top bakers accept the challenge of designing a birthday cake that unites and delights the whole family.
Jay Michaels and Jay Roecker, lovingly known as "the Jays", want a cake as chic and over-the-top as their personalities for their wine cellar wedding. They agree on three things: their dogs, their chickens and their love of music. But when it comes to cake flavor, it's Red Velvet vs. Peanut Butter in a Texas-sized cake off.
Radio personality Anna dreams of an over-the-top wedding cake with gold and jewels to reflect her proud Greek heritage. Her fiance, Ray, prefers wild game and outdoor living. The couple expects 200 guests for their wedding, and they're looking for a big Greek wedding cake that's both radiant and rustic. Three top bakers have the challenge of a lifetime to combine these opposite visions into one unforgettable creation.
25 years of blood, sweat and tears has paid off for Vinny, founder of the Everyman Theater. Together with the theater's manager, Jon, the two are planning a blowout 25th anniversary party to kick off their new season, a dual showcase of two classic American plays. They want a cake that will wow their 400 guests and showcase all of their hard work and success. But Vinny wants a glitzy cake that pays tribute to the theater's humble roots, while Jon wants a cake that spotlights the two plays in the muted tones of the stage design. Will these two find the script to the perfect cake for this massive celebration before the curtain parts?
Janna, Sally and Jennifer are longtime employees of Southfork Ranch, known worldwide as the Ewing ranch from the TV series "Dallas." Southfork Ranch is planning their biggest event of the year with 500 people attending, and the cake must be both delicious and Texas-Sized. Three of Dallas' top bakers are up to the challenge, but can these ladies agree on flavor and design?
Sisters Treava and Raya rarely agree on much, but they both know that their 25th annual family reunion has got to be the greatest the Hopkins family has ever seen, but they can't agree on the perfect cake for the occasion. Treava wants an elegant representation of their home state of Maryland, while Raya dreams of a family tree to pay tribute to their grandfather and the tradition he began. Blood is thicker than fondant as these two go toe-to-toe in the search for the perfect cake.
Alicia and Jackson are chefs with picky palates and dreams of a working waterfall cake for their wedding. But this Texas couple can't agree on taste -- she craves sweet and he seeks savory. Even a bacon cake can't bring about a compromise, but three cake designers accept the challenge of designing a cake and finding flavors that please both the bride and the groom.
Skylar is about to celebrate her 16th birthday, and is at odds with her mom, Donna, over the perfect design for the cake. Donna wants to bring plenty of bling, while Skylar wants to leave the sparkle and shine far behind. It won't be easy to please this mother-daughter duo, but Miami's top bakers are up for the challenge.
Brothers Sumit and Swithin are both recently engaged, so their mother Rani is throwing a dual traditional Indian engagement party with over 300 guests. Mom has her heart set on a traditional Indian show-stopper cake, but the brothers -- not so much. Will mom get her way, or will the brothers put their feet down?
Courtnei and her fiance, G, envision a cake that matches their wedding's snowy, wintry theme, but that's where their agreement ends. Courtnei pictures a luxurious, towering cake featuring icicles, jewels and a custom monogram. Her groom, however, prefers technical gizmos and an edible snow globe. Three cake designers summon all their creative talents to turn this couple's brewing winter storm into a winter wonderland.
Rosa and Chris are getting married and blending their two families together. Chris is looking for a cake that represents their three kids, while Rosa wants the wedding cake of her dreams, with glittery geodes and rich, deep flavors. Three talented bakers accept the challenge of designing a cake that unites and delights this whole modern family.
Identical twins Delpha and Delerice are throwing a lavish birthday party and are in search of the perfect cake. But with all they share, these sisters don't share similar tastes. Three of Miami's hottest bakers take on this twin challenge with the hopes of making it a very happy birthday for both.
Katie and Jason are not only expecting identical twins, but also dozens of friends and family to celebrate with them at their baby gender reveal party. But you can't reveal the gender at the party without the gender-revealing cake! Jason wants a sophisticated design, but Katie wants a design that represents the little ones. Is there a cake designer out there who can bring these parents-to-be together to find the cake of their dreams?
Victor, Kevin, Keith and Jason Furtick are identical quadruplets celebrating their 27th birthday. Just because these brothers look alike, doesn't mean they want the same flavors or design. Will it be a Brooklyn themed cake, a cake topped with a spinning basketball, or something else entirely? Three of New York's top bakers take on the challenge of winning all four brothers over with the hopes of making it a very sweet birthday.
Shivana and her fiance, Spencer, want a wedding cake that tells their modern American love story while honoring their Indian and Middle Eastern backgrounds. They hope to find a cake that combines henna designs and ancient palaces with city skylines, sports and empanadas! Three imaginative bakers attempt to bridge the divide between old and new to create a 21st-century Taj Mahal cake for the couple's big day.
Kirsten and Marcus are getting married in a few weeks, and are on the hunt for the perfect cake. Kirsten wants a winter-themed cake to go with the theme of the wedding, snow, ice and pinecones. Marcus, on the other hand, wants the cake to reflect his love of engineering: robot-like, with moving parts, and plenty of tech. It is up to three of Dallas's most talented cake designers to create something that goes big on flavor and style!
Opposites attract when it comes to one couple's hunt for the perfect salty and sweet wedding cake. Ryan and Noble got married in an intimate wedding ceremony in Charleston, S.C., but now it's time for a second wedding celebration with guests in their hometown of Chicago. Ryan wants to honor their Chicago lives on the cake, but Noble wants to make sure it reflects their Charleston ceremony. The couple challenges bakers to show both cities in one cohesive design for the perfect wedding cake.