Two titans of cake, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman, kick off a new competition in an East Coast vs. West Coast battle. With their teams of talented cake artists, they work in Jersey City, N.J., and Los Angeles to build cakes inspired by an African safari. The teams have just two days to complete their cake creations before presenting them to their toughest judges yet -- a panel of 50 talented cake artists from across America.
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman face off over cakes featuring ancient worlds. Working in their studios on the East and West Coasts, they have just two days to build their creations with the help of their teams. Then they present their masterpieces to a panel of 50 exceptionally talented cake artists to choose the winner.
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman revisit their first challenge from season one by making car cakes. Duff seeks redemption with a better version of his original lowrider, and Buddy takes the challenge for a new spin with a convertible '57 Chevy.
For this round of competition, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create enticing cake versions of food feasts. Duff's team makes a realistic farmers market while Buddy and his team create a towering monument of sweet treats. Then 50 esteemed cake artists choose the winner.
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman face off with cakes depicting a bug's world. Team Duff builds towering flowers and lightning bugs while Team Buddy creates a cross-section of Earth that's full of creatures and a descending spider. The winner is chosen by a panel of 50 cake artists.
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman take to the high seas to make pirate cakes. Team Duff creates a detailed ghost ship complete with special effects to make it ride the waves. Team Buddy builds an unlucky pirate being pursued by a smitten shark. The winner is chosen by 50 cake artists.
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman face off in an architecture challenge. While Buddy travels back to ancient Egypt with his pyramids, Duff looks to his own future with a whimsical treehouse he imagines for his daughter. A panel of 50 cake artists get to choose the winner.
For the competition finale, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create monster cakes. Team Buddy works on a radioactive dinosaur, and Team Duff makes a Frankenstein's monster cake of mismatched doll parts. Fifty esteemed cake artists judge their work and crown the season winner.