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Reality fare following the staff at a booming family-run bakery in Hoboken, N.J.
Season 1, Episode 1
April 19, 2009
Buddy Valastro is asked to create elaborate wedding cakes for a Brides Magazine photo spread.
Season 1, Episode 2
May 25, 2009
Top baker Buddy Valastro creates a fire-engine cake complete with working lights, a siren and smoke in the opener of the series that documents life at his booming family-run bakery in Hoboken, N.J.
Season 1, Episode 3
June 1, 2009
Easter week is one of the bakery's busiest times of year, and a last-minute Easter Bunny cake proves to be a challenge. Meanwhile, Grace prepares Easter dinner for everyone.
Season 1, Episode 4
June 8, 2009
Wedding season begins and the bakery gets busier than usual. Later, Buddy flips out when lack of organization leads to a cake mix-up.
Season 1, Episode 5
June 15, 2009
A demanding bride-to-be is unhappy with her wedding cake; Buddy creates a biplane cake for a local charity.
Season 1, Episode 6
June 22, 2009
Buddy's mother is none-too-pleased when he's hired to create a risqué cake for a bachelorette party.
Season 1, Episode 7
June 29, 2009
Buddy creates an ornate wedding cake filled with live birds. Also: a man orders a giant lobster-tail pastry for his pregnant wife.
Season 1, Episode 8
July 6, 2009
The crew visits a local museum to research a cake replica of a prehistoric mammal. Also: a difficult sweet-16 cake proves is a challenge for the staff.
Season 1, Episode 9
July 13, 2009
The Carlo's Bakery crew has a weight-loss challenge. Also: an FAO Schwarz-themed cake and a beach-themed cake are created.
Season 1, Episode 10
July 20, 2009
The crew creates a Chinese dragon cake for a dragon-boat racing team. They must also make hundreds of cannoli shells for the bakery's annual 25-cent Throwback Cannoli Day.
Season 1, Episode 11
July 27, 2009
Buddy creates a tiki cake that spits fire. Later, Mauro challenges him to ice a cake blindfolded.
Season 1, Episode 12
August 10, 2009
A cake replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is constructed. Also: Buddy races to complete a lobster bake-themed cake after a client mixes up the date.
Season 1, Episode 13
August 17, 2009
Buddy meets his son's classmates and teachers during "Bring Your Dad to School Day." Also: a fireworks-themed cake is created.
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