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 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
Jul 12
8pm | 7c
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
Jul 12
9pm | 8c
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
Jul 12
10pm | 9c
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
Jul 13
12am | 11c
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
Jul 13
1am | 12c
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
Jul 13
2am | 1c
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
Sep 13
8pm | 7c
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
Sep 13
9pm | 8c
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
Sep 13
10pm | 9c
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