Twelve bakers enter the Spring Baking Barn to create delicious desserts featuring the freshest fruit and flowers the farm has to offer! In the first round, host Molly Yeh challenges the bakers to make fruit tarts that showcase their distinct personalities. Then, the bakers must fight to remain in the game with a floral bonanza cake that wows judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman.
Host Molly Yeh brings a taste of New Orleans to the farm with challenges inspired by Mardi Gras. The party starts as the competing bakers put their own spin on the classic king cake. Then, judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman ask them to step up their game with a fantastic Mardi Gras parade float.
Host Molly Yeh brings her love of coffee and tea to the competition with oversized stuffed coffee cookies in the preheat! Then, it's tea for two as the bakers must team up and work together to win over judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman with a delicious dessert platter.
Spring on the farm brings many beautiful surprises, so host Molly Yeh challenges the bakers to bring the unexpected to their upside-down citrus cakes. In the main heat, judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman are impressed with the bakers' out-of-the-box thinking and unique takes on pies.
Cherry blossom festivals are an iconic celebration of spring, so host Molly Yeh asks the bakers to take the beauty of the blooms and turn them into inspired cherry blossom desserts. Judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman marvel at the beauty of the season and the beauty of the bakers' creations.
Spring is the perfect time to get outside, and whether it's a baseball game or a potluck picnic, delicious food is never far away! Host Molly Yeh asks the bakers to make desserts that evoke outdoor spring traditions, and judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman decide which bakers have what it takes to knock the challenge out of the park.
Host Molly Yeh tasks the remaining bakers with using a few of her farm favorites to make delightful breakfast treats that wake up the palates of judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman. Then, the bakers must make a cake that looks like a painting as they continue their journey to $25,000.
Judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman surprise the competitors by giving an eliminated baker a sweet second chance. Host Molly Yeh challenges the bakers to make desserts that feature candy, and then it's back to the barn with cute baby farm animals.
There's no shortage of celebrations on the farm, and host Molly Yeh keeps the party going by challenging the bakers to make desserts that feature cocktails, wine and cheese. Judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman raise a glass to the desserts that raise the bar.
The remaining four bakers are part of the Spring Baking Championship family now, so host Molly Yeh delves into family history in the final challenges, requesting a cherished family recipe and an heirloom wedding cake. Judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman crown one baker the Spring Baking Champion and award the sweet $25,000 prize!