Four of the best cake-baking teams in the country face off in this competition hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. After a decoration challenge elimination round to create a cake topper based on a chosen theme, the remaining teams face a cake challenge, where Giada introduces a real-life client requesting a large, sculpted cake for an epic celebration. The team that best captures the client's dream cake in looks and taste -- and impresses the judges -- gets to take home the $10,000 grand prize.
Season 1, Episode 12

Michael Symon Needs a Cake

Las Vegas is synonymous with celebrating, so Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to make Vegas-themed cake decorations. One team is sent home, and the three remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, Chef Michael Symon. He's opening a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Mabel's, and he wants a cake for the big opening event that embodies everything his barbecue joint is about -- meat, bourbon, good times and good food. The stakes are high when the bakers have to make a cake for an Iron Chef, but one team rises to the challenge and walks away with $10,000.

Saturday
Sep 14
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Welcome Home, Soldier

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best baking teams to create a cake decoration that honors members of the armed services coming home. After this round, one team departs, and the remaining three meet their special client. Mariana's husband, Dustin, is returning home from overseas, so she and her father-in-law are throwing a big bash to celebrate. They task the bakers with making a cake inspired by Dustin's childhood memories that he wants to pass down to his newborn son -- who he hasn't met yet! The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a celebration fit for a hero.

Saturday
Sep 14
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Ahoy, Bakers!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best cake-making teams to make a cake decoration for a destination bachelorette party. After the decoration round, one team is sent home, and the three remaining teams meet their clients, a bride-to-be and her maid of honor, who request a cake for a "Bon Voyage to the Single Life"-themed bachelorette party. The bakers must create an over-the-top cake with a nautical theme and incorporate the clients' request for rose flavoring. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the big event.

Saturday
Sep 14
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

It's Game Day, Baby!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams in America to make a cake decoration that exemplifies the thrill of victory. One team falls short of the win and must go home. The three remaining teams then meet their VIP client, former NFL player and Dancing with the Stars champ, Rashad Jennings. He's is throwing a party to watch the big game with his family and friends, and he wants a cake to wow them. Each team creates a cake that combines Rashad's love of football with his love of dance, and the winners take home $10,000 and get their cake served on game day.

Friday
Jan 31
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Guy's Grocery Cakes

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.

Friday
Jan 31
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 10

A Very Hungry Cake

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.

Friday
Jan 31
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Darci Lynne's Birthday

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best baking teams to create a kid's toy cake decoration. One team is sent packing, and the remaining three teams meet their special VIP client for the second round, teen ventriloquist and winner of America's Got Talent, Darci Lynne. She needs a cake for her 14th birthday sleepover party, so the bakers are challenged to make a cake that reflects her love of performing and features her puppets, Petunia and Oscar. The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their epic cake at Darci Lynne's party.

Friday
Jan 31
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

It's Game Day, Baby!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams in America to make a cake decoration that exemplifies the thrill of victory. One team falls short of the win and must go home. The three remaining teams then meet their VIP client, former NFL player and Dancing with the Stars champ, Rashad Jennings. He's is throwing a party to watch the big game with his family and friends, and he wants a cake to wow them. Each team creates a cake that combines Rashad's love of football with his love of dance, and the winners take home $10,000 and get their cake served on game day.

Saturday
Feb 1
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 9

Guy's Grocery Cakes

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.

Saturday
Feb 1
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

A Very Hungry Cake

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.

Saturday
Feb 1
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Darci Lynne's Birthday

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best baking teams to create a kid's toy cake decoration. One team is sent packing, and the remaining three teams meet their special VIP client for the second round, teen ventriloquist and winner of America's Got Talent, Darci Lynne. She needs a cake for her 14th birthday sleepover party, so the bakers are challenged to make a cake that reflects her love of performing and features her puppets, Petunia and Oscar. The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their epic cake at Darci Lynne's party.

Saturday
Feb 1
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

It's a Broadway Princess Party

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four top baking teams and challenges them to create a cake decoration that honors their favorite fairy tale. One team is sent home without a happily ever after, and the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the stars of Broadway Princess Party, Laura Osnes, Susan Egan and Courtney Reed. These princesses are marking the third year of their live concert series and need a cake to celebrate with the cast and crew, so the bakers must make cakes with glitz and glitter fit for royalty. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a royal ball.

Friday
Feb 14
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

It's a Broadway Princess Party

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four top baking teams and challenges them to create a cake decoration that honors their favorite fairy tale. One team is sent home without a happily ever after, and the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the stars of Broadway Princess Party, Laura Osnes, Susan Egan and Courtney Reed. These princesses are marking the third year of their live concert series and need a cake to celebrate with the cast and crew, so the bakers must make cakes with glitz and glitter fit for royalty. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a royal ball.

Saturday
Feb 15
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

It's a Busby Birthday!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four baking teams to make a cake decoration that shows the ultimate family celebration. After one team is eliminated, the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the Busby family from TLC's OutDaughtered. America's favorite quintuplets need an epic cake with puppies, unicorns and rainbows to serve at their 4th birthday party, but with more than 150 guests coming, the bakers are challenged to make a gigantic cake that pleases every member of the family. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake served at the celebration.

Friday
Feb 21
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

It's a Busby Birthday!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four baking teams to make a cake decoration that shows the ultimate family celebration. After one team is eliminated, the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the Busby family from TLC's OutDaughtered. America's favorite quintuplets need an epic cake with puppies, unicorns and rainbows to serve at their 4th birthday party, but with more than 150 guests coming, the bakers are challenged to make a gigantic cake that pleases every member of the family. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake served at the celebration.

Saturday
Feb 22
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Ahoy, Bakers!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best cake-making teams to make a cake decoration for a destination bachelorette party. After the decoration round, one team is sent home, and the three remaining teams meet their clients, a bride-to-be and her maid of honor, who request a cake for a "Bon Voyage to the Single Life"-themed bachelorette party. The bakers must create an over-the-top cake with a nautical theme and incorporate the clients' request for rose flavoring. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the big event.

Friday
Feb 28
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Ahoy, Bakers!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best cake-making teams to make a cake decoration for a destination bachelorette party. After the decoration round, one team is sent home, and the three remaining teams meet their clients, a bride-to-be and her maid of honor, who request a cake for a "Bon Voyage to the Single Life"-themed bachelorette party. The bakers must create an over-the-top cake with a nautical theme and incorporate the clients' request for rose flavoring. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the big event.

Saturday
Feb 29
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 3

Welcome Home, Soldier

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best baking teams to create a cake decoration that honors members of the armed services coming home. After this round, one team departs, and the remaining three meet their special client. Mariana's husband, Dustin, is returning home from overseas, so she and her father-in-law are throwing a big bash to celebrate. They task the bakers with making a cake inspired by Dustin's childhood memories that he wants to pass down to his newborn son -- who he hasn't met yet! The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a celebration fit for a hero.

Friday
Mar 6
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

Welcome Home, Soldier

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best baking teams to create a cake decoration that honors members of the armed services coming home. After this round, one team departs, and the remaining three meet their special client. Mariana's husband, Dustin, is returning home from overseas, so she and her father-in-law are throwing a big bash to celebrate. They task the bakers with making a cake inspired by Dustin's childhood memories that he wants to pass down to his newborn son -- who he hasn't met yet! The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a celebration fit for a hero.

Saturday
Mar 7
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 12

Michael Symon Needs a Cake

Las Vegas is synonymous with celebrating, so Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to make Vegas-themed cake decorations. One team is sent home, and the three remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, Chef Michael Symon. He's opening a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Mabel's, and he wants a cake for the big opening event that embodies everything his barbecue joint is about -- meat, bourbon, good times and good food. The stakes are high when the bakers have to make a cake for an Iron Chef, but one team rises to the challenge and walks away with $10,000.

Friday
Mar 13
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 12

Michael Symon Needs a Cake

Las Vegas is synonymous with celebrating, so Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to make Vegas-themed cake decorations. One team is sent home, and the three remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, Chef Michael Symon. He's opening a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Mabel's, and he wants a cake for the big opening event that embodies everything his barbecue joint is about -- meat, bourbon, good times and good food. The stakes are high when the bakers have to make a cake for an Iron Chef, but one team rises to the challenge and walks away with $10,000.

Saturday
Mar 14
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 9

Guy's Grocery Cakes

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.

Friday
Mar 20
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Guy's Grocery Cakes

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.

Saturday
Mar 21
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 10

A Very Hungry Cake

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.

Friday
Mar 27
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 10

A Very Hungry Cake

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.

Saturday
Mar 28
3am | 2c