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 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
Season 1, Episode 7

Apolo Ohno Says Oh Yes to a Cake!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams to make anniversary-themed cake decorations. Only three teams are successful enough to move on to the second round, where they meet their VIP client, Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno. He asks the bakers to make a combination anniversary and birthday cake for his girlfriend, Bianca. The bakers' cakes need to capture everything important to this couple, from traveling the world to their puppy, Sesame. Apolo and Bianca choose one cake to serve at their party and award that team the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Jun 19
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 8

Loni Love Means Funny Business

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a performance-themed cake decoration. The curtain closes on one team, and the remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, comedian Loni Love. She's helping throw a 55th anniversary party for The Improv, the club where many comedy legends got their start, and she asks the bakers to wow her with an epic cake that captures the spirit of comedy and The Improv. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at the legendary venue.

Friday
Jun 19
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Candy-Coated Wedding

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four teams of cake-makers and challenges them to make an over-the-top, candy-themed cake decoration. One team is sent home, and the remaining three meet their VIP clients, the founders of gourmet candy company Sugarfina. Rosie O'Neill and Josh Resnick are getting married, and they want a cake that embodies the look and feel of their sophisticated candy company. With impressive feats of design and engineering, the teams wow their clients, but only one can win $10,000 and the honor of presenting their cake on the couple's big day.

Friday
Jun 19
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

Baby Cakes

Gender reveal parties are a hot trend, so Giada De Laurentiis tasks the cake-making teams with creating gender reveal cake decorations, complete with a secret reveal. One team is eliminated, and the remaining three meet their special clients. Anjuli and Kenneth are expecting their first child and need a cake for their baby shower bash, but they want the cake to match the glamorous rooftop setting of their shower. Even trickier, the bakers have to make their cake taste like a cocktail! The winning team takes home $10,000 and gets their cake served at the special event.

Friday
Jun 19
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 8

Loni Love Means Funny Business

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a performance-themed cake decoration. The curtain closes on one team, and the remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, comedian Loni Love. She's helping throw a 55th anniversary party for The Improv, the club where many comedy legends got their start, and she asks the bakers to wow her with an epic cake that captures the spirit of comedy and The Improv. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at the legendary venue.

Saturday
Jun 20
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Candy-Coated Wedding

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four teams of cake-makers and challenges them to make an over-the-top, candy-themed cake decoration. One team is sent home, and the remaining three meet their VIP clients, the founders of gourmet candy company Sugarfina. Rosie O'Neill and Josh Resnick are getting married, and they want a cake that embodies the look and feel of their sophisticated candy company. With impressive feats of design and engineering, the teams wow their clients, but only one can win $10,000 and the honor of presenting their cake on the couple's big day.

Saturday
Jun 20
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 11

Baby Cakes

Gender reveal parties are a hot trend, so Giada De Laurentiis tasks the cake-making teams with creating gender reveal cake decorations, complete with a secret reveal. One team is eliminated, and the remaining three meet their special clients. Anjuli and Kenneth are expecting their first child and need a cake for their baby shower bash, but they want the cake to match the glamorous rooftop setting of their shower. Even trickier, the bakers have to make their cake taste like a cocktail! The winning team takes home $10,000 and gets their cake served at the special event.

Saturday
Jun 20
2am | 1c