Amazing Desserts from Best Baker in America, Season 3

See what the best pastry chefs in the country create as they compete for a chance to win the title of Best Baker in America and $25,000.

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Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Photo By: Anders Krusberg

Challenge: Fourth of July Firework Cakes

For the final challenge, Eric Keppler made his Grandmother's signature fudge cake with layers of milk chocolate mousse and chocolate-pretzel crumble. The cake was topped with a smooth sour cream ganache, passionfruit-chocolate macarons and strawberry-chocolate macarons.

Challenge: 12-Layer Cakes

Matcha Chiffon Cake, Yuzu Cream, Vanilla-White Chocolate Halva, Ganache, and Black Sesame Buttercream - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: 12-Layer Cakes

Black Sesame Genoise Sponge Cake, Honey Soaked Almond Jocund, Caramel Milk Chocolate-Tahini Ganache and Sesame Tuile - Jeffrey De Leon

Challenge: Reimagined Entremet

Almond-and-Cherry Entremet with Almond-Milk Chocolate Crunch - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Reimagined Entremet

Almond-and-Cherry Entremet with Almond Feuilletine Layer - Eric Keppler

Challenge: Reimagined Eclairs

Mocha-Caramel Reclair - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Reimagined Bombe Alaska

Mango Kulfi Bombe with Mango Mousse, Vanilla-Saffron Ice Cream and Pistachio Joconde - Jeffrey De Leon

Challenge: Reimagined Bombe Alaska

Mango-Chili Margarita Popsicle Bombe Alaska - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Floating Islands

Traditional Isle Flottante with Vanilla Creme Angles, Caramel Ganache and Almond Langue de Chat - Jeffrey De Leon

Challenge: Smashing Desserts

White Chocolate Pineapple with a Coconut Sphere, Poppy Seed-Coconut Sponge Cake with Coconut-Makrut Lime Mousse and Pineapple-Cilantro-Lime Compote - Michael Russ II

Challenge: Smashing Desserts

Dark & White Chocolate Coconut Shell Around a Pina Colada Cream Pie - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Volcano Cakes

Chocolate-Hazelnut Lava Cake - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Royal Baby Celebration Cakes

Elderflower-and-Vanilla Butter cake, Meyer Lemon, Buddha's Hand Mousse and Elderberry-Blackberry Coulis with German Buttercream and Elderflower-Scented Swiss Buttercream - Michael Russ II

Challenge: Royal Baby Celebration Cakes

Vanilla Genius Cake with Elderflower-and-Earl Grey Tea Soak, Lemon Buttercream, Lemon Cream and Peach-and-Elderflower Jam - Eric Keppler

Challenge: Royal Baby Celebration Cakes

Lemon Cake with Elderflower-Vanilla Buttercream, Lemon-and-Elderflower Cream, Strawberry Jam and a Crunch Layer - Joshua Livsey

Challenge: Mini Princess Cakes

Chocolate Sponge, Vanilla Pastry Cream, Raspberry Jam, Whipped Cream and Raspberry Jewels - Casey Renee

Challenge: Mini Princess Cakes

Classic Princess Cake with Vanilla Cream and Raspberry Jam - Julie Franceschini