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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Self-made Baltimore playwright and actress Crystal L. Bass is the absolute definition of over-the-top; and for the debut of her autobiographical play, she and her creative director Kevin are looking to throw a blowout party to match. Crystal has to have a grand cake that lives up to her artistic and crazy personality, while still telling her story of growing up on the less than sunny side of Charm City. Kevin, on the other hand, is dying to have a cake blinged to death to bring Hollywood to Baltimore. With Crystal as the queen bee of this bash, will Kevin be able to get a word in edgewise?
Mike and Miranda have always shared a love of fun and are planning a carnival-themed wedding, an homage to their first date, but the cake design is still up in the air. Mike wants a cake heavy on thrill rides like roller coasters, while Miranda wants classic romance like a tunnel of love, with pink to match her dress. Finding a cake that'll satisfy them both has turned into one bumpy ride.
With just a few weeks until Geoff and Brittany's wedding at Brittany's spectacular family home on the Potomac River, the couple still can't agree on their perfect cake. Geoff wants a nautical theme to match the riverfront setting, while Brittany is all about elegance -- plenty of lace and pearls. Is there a cake designer who can please them both?
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.
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.
Nijah and Dwayne are preparing to bring their baby girl into world, and Nijah's mom, Tish, is preparing to go all out on the baby shower! But the parents and grandma-to-be have different ideas for the cake: Nijah and Dwayne want plenty of bling to welcome their future star, while Tish wants a classic baby shower cake with plenty of pink.
Rick is the owner of custom bike shop Strokers Dallas, and is throwing a big party to celebrate 20 successful years in business. He brings along his right hand ladies to help him pick the anniversary cake. While Rick wants a vanilla-flavored chopper cake, the ladies want much more. Three of Dallas' premiere bakers gear up to take on the challenge to create an over-the-top cake that makes everyone happy.
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.
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?
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!
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.
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.
Jennifer and Gustav met on a medical volunteer trip in Honduras, and now seven years later they're about to tie the knot in front of 200 family and friends. Gustav wants a traditional wedding cake with classic touches, like clean lines and white flowers. Jennifer wants anything but, with the more playful and silly a cake, the better. After tasting sweet, salty and even savory cakes; Jen and Gustav choose their dream cake from New York City's top cake designers.
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.
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.
Mike wants a wedding cake that's loud and over the top, proudly representing their home city of New Orleans. Shanda is looking for the opposite, she wants traditional and classic all the way. It's a Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street battle for the perfect wedding cake to suit them both!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soon-to-be-married Josh and Jessalyn have planned everything for their French-themed wedding, with one big exception. They haven't been able to agree on the perfect cake design to represent them both. With only a few days until the wedding, three designers present jaw-dropping concepts. Which will Josh and Jessalyn pick? And will the winning cake make it to the reception on time and in one piece?
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!
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?
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?
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.