Cake Boss: Next Great Baker

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Ten pastry chefs compete for a chance to work alongside "Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro at his famous Hoboken, N.J., bakery.

Meet the Bakers: Chad D.
00:52 — Blunt baker Chad knows what makes a good pastry, and he's not here to make any friends.
Meet the Bakers: James
01:41 — Nice-guy James believes that if you're good, you don't have to brag about it. Your work shows it.
Meet the Bakers: Gretel-Ann
01:33 — Gretel-Ann earned her success, and she's not prepared to give others an edge. Appearing on the show will help her bakery make it or break it.
Buttercream People
02:19 — Fashion baking for people magazine.
Wedding and Cupcakes
02:55 — Using a big giant cupcake pan has to have the right batter so it rises correctly.
Freestyle Cake
02:33 — Everyone is able to do their own style.
Oreo Cookie
03:10 — The oreo cookie challenge is to create as many desserts as possible in an hour.
02:17 — The structure for the upside down cake is all made in a woodshop.
Welcome to Next Great Baker
03:13 — Some teams struggles with ovens, other worry about simplicity but all making their hometown specialty
Meet the Bakers: Chris L.
01:20 — Adrenaline junkie Chris is a cake hobbyist and is a full-time salesman and family man.
Fondant Cake
02:38 — Buddy displays how quickly he can decorate a fondant cake and make it beautiful.
Life-Size Cake
04:40 — Sculpting a life size cake using an indestructible camera.
Fiesta Cake
03:37 — The challenge was a fiesta cake. Division of some teams and brilliance of others.
Picking Teams
02:46 — Picking teams then picking brides.
Meet the Bakers: Paul
01:44 — Paul describes himself as a conservative, 70-year-old man in a 30-year-old's body. He's here for his family and his sanity.
Crown-Winning Cake
02:41 — Miss America arrives to view the final cakes with Buddy. The cakes are all very different - satin and bejeweled to suitcases for travel.
Wine Barrel Bake
02:53 — The plan is to have the wine pouring into the wine barrel.
Long Island Medium
02:22 — A lot of challenges creating a life-size of the long island medium it's all hair and nails.
Theresa Cake
02:24 — Life size cake of Teresa Caputo the long island medium.
Meet the Bakers: Jess
01:54 — Jess describes herself as outspoken and quirky. She calls her baking gift heaven-sent.
Meet the Bakers: Jen
01:09 — Hot-tempered Jen prides herself on precision. Being a mom has mellowed her out, but she can make fellow bakers cry.
Final Moments
02:39 — The last 2 contestants and their cakes travel to a theater for the finale. There is an injury to one of the shop chefs but the cake arrives on time.
Freezing the Baker
02:37 — A challenge turns very cold when the contestants can earn immunity and stay in the freezer or spend more time on their cakes. It's a hard choice.
Fashionable Wedding Cake
02:44 — One group's mess loses diamonds that are the finishing touches on their cake. Time is now up, and all the teams need to deliver their cakes to be judg (more…)
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  • Premiered: December 6, 2010
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Ten pastry chefs compete for a chance to work alongside "Cake Boss" star Buddy Valastro at his famous Hoboken, N.J., bakery. (more)

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