Season 6 begins shortly after Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast in October 2012, as Buddy and his crew return to Carlo's to survey the damage and wonder how to fill clients' orders with no electricity.
A life-size, wedding-dress cake is requested by a bridal shop, and the owners will give a free dress to the bride who can find a golden coin hidden inside. Meanwhile, Buddy bakes cakes for a cake-smash photo shoot.
Buddy creates a ski-mountain cake—with a working chairlift—to be delivered for a birthday celebration at a resort in the Catskill Mountains. Meanwhile, Ashley's "Next Great Baker" nemesis, Paul, shows up after losing everything in Hurricane Sandy.
Cakes include a replica of a 14-foot, 800-pound alligator for a New Jersey aquarium; and a pageant cake for a former Mrs. Jersey. Meanwhile, Mama prepares for a trip to Israel to receive medical treatment.
Buddy worries about Anthony and how his frequent mistakes will affect his career. Meanwhile, a client's boyfriend has an unusually large appetite; and an engaged couple want a tow-truck cake for their wedding.
Joe gets a promotion at the firehouse, so Buddy celebrates by making a fire-truck cake that features a burning building. Meanwhile, the team bake a bocce-theme cake for a charity tournament, but they also take part as competitors.