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Season 1, Episode 1

Cupcake Caliente

Pro and amateur bakers battle using hot peppers to create spicy cupcakes. Judges Lorraine Pascale and Damaris Phillips join baking maestro and host, Buddy Valastro, in sifting out the bakers from the fakers. Round two is an education in competition, as school snacks must be used in the winning dish.

Wednesday
Jan 25
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Smart Cookies

Bakers and fakers pour their hearts out as the sudsy surprise ingredient of beer must be used in their chocolate chip cookie creations. Then, contestants attempt to make "scents" of their dishes in round two, as fresh herbs must be utilized. Host Buddy Valastro is joined by judges Damaris Phillips and Zac Young, who will choose a winner to take home the green.

Sunday
Feb 19
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

Smart Cookies

Bakers and fakers pour their hearts out as the sudsy surprise ingredient of beer must be used in their chocolate chip cookie creations. Then, contestants attempt to make "scents" of their dishes in round two, as fresh herbs must be utilized. Host Buddy Valastro is joined by judges Damaris Phillips and Zac Young, who will choose a winner to take home the green.

Monday
Feb 20
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Hard Candy Land

The proof is in the pudding for host Buddy Valastro and judges Damaris Phillips and Natalie Sideserf! Pro and amateur bakers alike make hard choices when bread pudding must be infused with hard candies. Then, contestants try not to get boxed-in, as breakfast cereal must be re-purposed into dessert delicacies.

Monday
Mar 6
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Lemon Bar Brawl

Contestants turn lemons into lemon bars, and host Buddy Valastro and judges Nancy Fuller and Zac Young get a caffeinated kick as the surprise ingredient of coffee is steeped into the lemony treats. The next round is full of twists, as pretzels challenge the bakers and fakers to avoid getting too salty.

Monday
Mar 13
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 8

Marshmallow Meltdown

Good ideas pop up as a cheesecake battle challenges bakers and fakers to augment their desserts with the surprise ingredient of popcorn. Then, host Buddy Valastro and judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Daphne Oz must find a winner when marshmallows create sticky situations for the remaining bakers.

Wednesday
Mar 15
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Hard Candy Land

The proof is in the pudding for host Buddy Valastro and judges Damaris Phillips and Natalie Sideserf! Pro and amateur bakers alike make hard choices when bread pudding must be infused with hard candies. Then, contestants try not to get boxed-in, as breakfast cereal must be re-purposed into dessert delicacies.

Wednesday
Mar 22
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 8

Marshmallow Meltdown

Good ideas pop up as a cheesecake battle challenges bakers and fakers to augment their desserts with the surprise ingredient of popcorn. Then, host Buddy Valastro and judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Daphne Oz must find a winner when marshmallows create sticky situations for the remaining bakers.

Sunday
Mar 26
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Cupcake Caliente

Pro and amateur bakers battle using hot peppers to create spicy cupcakes. Judges Lorraine Pascale and Damaris Phillips join baking maestro and host, Buddy Valastro, in sifting out the bakers from the fakers. Round two is an education in competition, as school snacks must be used in the winning dish.

Wednesday
May 24
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 1

Fruit Tart Upstart

Pro and amateur bakers face off during a fruit tart battle, but some find the challenge a tough nut to crack when pistachios are introduced as the surprise ingredient. In round two, host Lorraine Pascale and judges Sunny Anderson and Zac Young see which bakers best combine a variety of mustards with their sweet treats.

Wednesday
May 24
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 10

In a Pickle

Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Robert Irvine and Daphne Oz dangle the $10,000 prize like a carrot on a stick when carrot cake must be freshened up with lime in round one. Then, bakers and fakers make "mighty brine" desserts when pickles must be used on the way to a winning dish.

Sunday
Oct 8
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

The Soy of Baking

The bakers try to peel off from the fakers during the banana bread challenge when handling the addition of soy options. In round two, host Lorraine Pascale and judges Amanda Freitag and Zac Young see which of the remaining contestants are dressed for success when salad dressing must be tossed into their desserts.

Sunday
Jan 21
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 9

Just Beet It

The competition is layered with complexity during the parfait challenge, as velvety parfaits must mingle with earthy beets. Then, will bakers and fakers feel the wrath of the judges during the grape challenge? Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Carla Hall and Robert Irvine know the winner won't be sour.

Sunday
Feb 18
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 1

Fruit Tart Upstart

Pro and amateur bakers face off during a fruit tart battle, but some find the challenge a tough nut to crack when pistachios are introduced as the surprise ingredient. In round two, host Lorraine Pascale and judges Sunny Anderson and Zac Young see which bakers best combine a variety of mustards with their sweet treats.

Monday
May 7
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 3

Mango Tango

Challengers try not to crumble during the coffee cake battle when incorporating the surprise ingredient of tropical mangoes. Bakers and fakers play ketchup in round two, when tomatoes in multiple forms must be featured in their desserts. Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Damaris Phillips and Aarti Sequeira know the winning dish will taste divine!

Monday
May 21
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 6

All In Oats

Great ideas erupt during the lava cake challenge as the surprise ingredient of lavender soothes some contestants. In round two, oats must be incorporated into sweet treats, and host Lorraine Pascale and judges Paulette Goto and Alex Guarnaschelli attempt to sift out the bakers from the fakers.

Monday
May 21
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 7

Cream Puff Tuff

There are no weaklings in the first battle, as both the bakers and fakers are seasoned enough to sprinkle spice rack seasonings into cream puffs. In round two, host Lorraine Pascale and judges Sherry Yard and Zac Young are steeped in expectations when remaining contestants infuse tea into their sweets.

Monday
May 21
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 2

S'more the Merrier

The surprise ingredient encourages the bakers to think small, as beans must be layered into campfire classic s'mores. Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Damiano Carrara and Damaris Phillips get their vegetable course in round two when zucchini challenges contestants to avoid getting squashed.

Monday
May 21
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 13

Make Whoopie Pie!

Challengers are sandwiched between a potato and a hard place during the whoopie pie battle, as potatoes must be mashed into the sandwiched cookie pies. Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Alex Guarnaschelli and Sherry Yard peel away the layers in round two, determining who's a baker and a faker when onions must be used in baked sweets.

Monday
May 21
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 8

Upside-Down Fake

The world is topsy-turvy for the contestants when wine is uncorked and poured into their upside-down cakes. Then, the surprise ingredient of seeds plants wild ideas for the bakers and fakers in round two. Host Lorraine Pascale and judges Sunny Anderson and Alex Guarnaschelli choose a winner.

Monday
May 21
7pm | 6c

About the Host

Lorraine Pascale

A highly successful fashion model in the '90s, Lorraine Pascale fronted campaigns for brands including Versace, Donna Karan, Katharine Hamnett and The Gap. The first British black model on the cover of American Elle, she also worked regularly with Kate Moss, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell and influential fashion editor Edward Enninful for i-D magazine.