Three bakers compete for $250,000 and a cookbook contract in the Season 1 finale. The pressure leads one of the finalists to breakdown. Also: Peanuts must be used in their Signature Bakes; and for their Showstoppers, they each must create 72 miniature desserts inspired by the American flag.
Pies and tarts are prepared in the premiere of this series, which features amateur bakers competing for $250,000 and the chance to publish their own cookbook. First up: A firefighter turns up the heat in the kitchen; and chocolate bacon is introduced to judge Paul Hollywood.