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Halloween-Inspired Baking

Season 2, Episode 2

Cravings From the Grave

For the pre-heat, mummy's the word as the six remaining bakers are asked to make a Halloween mummy dessert using pre-made pie dough. Next, the bakers must create a candy-stuffed, wicked cake based on a Halloween icon.

Saturday
Oct 19
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 3

Haunted Circus

Things are only getting spookier with just five bakers left in the competition, who must head to the haunted circus for the pre-heat and create a dozen scary clown cake pops. Then, the main heat moves to the freak show, as the bakers make frighteningly strange mashup desserts.

Saturday
Oct 19
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 4

Spirits Rising

The four remaining bakers connect with the other side, baking up a tomb dessert for the pre-heat. Next, the bakers make a dessert inspired by the colorful artistry and spirit of Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in order to move on to the Halloween Baking Championship finale.

Saturday
Oct 19
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Ginger Dead House

In the final pre-heat, the three remaining bakers must fill a haunted tree with decorated Halloween cookies. For the grand finale, the bakers have just six hours to construct a spooky "ginger dead" house. Special guest Duff Goldman stops by to put a fright into the bakers, then the most impressive house wins one baker the title of Halloween Baking Champion and $25,000!

Saturday
Oct 19
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 3

Haunted Circus

Things are only getting spookier with just five bakers left in the competition, who must head to the haunted circus for the pre-heat and create a dozen scary clown cake pops. Then, the main heat moves to the freak show, as the bakers make frighteningly strange mashup desserts.

Sunday
Oct 20
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 4

Spirits Rising

The four remaining bakers connect with the other side, baking up a tomb dessert for the pre-heat. Next, the bakers make a dessert inspired by the colorful artistry and spirit of Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in order to move on to the Halloween Baking Championship finale.

Sunday
Oct 20
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Ginger Dead House

In the final pre-heat, the three remaining bakers must fill a haunted tree with decorated Halloween cookies. For the grand finale, the bakers have just six hours to construct a spooky "ginger dead" house. Special guest Duff Goldman stops by to put a fright into the bakers, then the most impressive house wins one baker the title of Halloween Baking Champion and $25,000!

Sunday
Oct 20
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 2

Cravings From the Grave

For the pre-heat, mummy's the word as the six remaining bakers are asked to make a Halloween mummy dessert using pre-made pie dough. Next, the bakers must create a candy-stuffed, wicked cake based on a Halloween icon.

Sunday
Oct 20
3am | 2c
Season 5, Episode 4

Creepy and Crusty Creations

Host John Henson's "mummy" issues inspire the pre-heat challenge of crepe cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young decide on the creepiest. In the main heat, the five remaining bakers use classic fall ingredients to create jack-o'-lantern pies that are half scary and half sweet.

Sunday
Oct 20
11pm | 10c
Season 5, Episode 4

Creepy and Crusty Creations

Host John Henson's "mummy" issues inspire the pre-heat challenge of crepe cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young decide on the creepiest. In the main heat, the five remaining bakers use classic fall ingredients to create jack-o'-lantern pies that are half scary and half sweet.

Monday
Oct 21
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 1

Monsters, Monsters, Monsters

Nothing says Halloween more than scary monsters, and in the pre-heat, the seven bakers must create creepy bite-sized monster treats. For the main heat, zombies attack as the bakers are faced with whipping up a zombie dessert that makes the judges hungry for a bite.

Monday
Oct 21
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Cravings From the Grave

For the pre-heat, mummy's the word as the six remaining bakers are asked to make a Halloween mummy dessert using pre-made pie dough. Next, the bakers must create a candy-stuffed, wicked cake based on a Halloween icon.

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

Haunted Circus

Things are only getting spookier with just five bakers left in the competition, who must head to the haunted circus for the pre-heat and create a dozen scary clown cake pops. Then, the main heat moves to the freak show, as the bakers make frighteningly strange mashup desserts.

Monday
Oct 21
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 4

Spirits Rising

The four remaining bakers connect with the other side, baking up a tomb dessert for the pre-heat. Next, the bakers make a dessert inspired by the colorful artistry and spirit of Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in order to move on to the Halloween Baking Championship finale.

Monday
Oct 21
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 5

Ginger Dead House

In the final pre-heat, the three remaining bakers must fill a haunted tree with decorated Halloween cookies. For the grand finale, the bakers have just six hours to construct a spooky "ginger dead" house. Special guest Duff Goldman stops by to put a fright into the bakers, then the most impressive house wins one baker the title of Halloween Baking Champion and $25,000!

Monday
Oct 21
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 4

Creepy and Crusty Creations

Host John Henson's "mummy" issues inspire the pre-heat challenge of crepe cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young decide on the creepiest. In the main heat, the five remaining bakers use classic fall ingredients to create jack-o'-lantern pies that are half scary and half sweet.

Monday
Oct 21
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 5

Gravely Delicious Desserts

John Henson hosts as the remaining four bakers go digging to create terrifyingly tasty grave-robber desserts. Then for the main heat, it's a night at the cemetery as the competitors sculpt marbled tomb cakes to impress judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young to land a spot in the finale.

Monday
Oct 21
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 5

Gravely Delicious Desserts

John Henson hosts as the remaining four bakers go digging to create terrifyingly tasty grave-robber desserts. Then for the main heat, it's a night at the cemetery as the competitors sculpt marbled tomb cakes to impress judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young to land a spot in the finale.

Tuesday
Oct 22
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 4

Creepy and Crusty Creations

Host John Henson's "mummy" issues inspire the pre-heat challenge of crepe cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young decide on the creepiest. In the main heat, the five remaining bakers use classic fall ingredients to create jack-o'-lantern pies that are half scary and half sweet.

Tuesday
Oct 22
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 1

Hidden Halloween Horrors

The competition begins with a deliciously difficult pre-heat as the eight Halloween bakers weave spider web desserts with creatures trapped inside. In the main heat, wily witch hunter John Henson challenges the bakers to create melting desserts that reveal a Halloween item inside.

Tuesday
Oct 22
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 2

Fall Forward Desserts

In the Silence of the Yams pre-heat challenge, bakers make yam desserts that evoke classic scary movie cliches from chainsaws and hockey masks to bloody knives and creepy dolls. In the main heat, the bakers turn a pumpkin patch into a "bundtkin patch" by creating a pumpkin patch out of mini bundt cakes.

Tuesday
Oct 22
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 3

Monster Mania

A monster has ransacked the kitchen and is on the loose! The bakers work together in the pre-heat challenge to create a 3-D suspect sketch out of pate a choux to help track him down. The sketch helps puts the monster behind bars but now he's hungry for the main heat challenge that involves monster-sized Halloween deserts like giant cupcakes, pies, cream puffs and more.

Tuesday
Oct 22
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 4

Hallowedding

It's bridal season for Halloween lovers and since bridal showers often have petit fours, the bakers are creating "petit horrors" in the pre-heat challenge. In the main heat, it's time for a Halloween wedding! Each happy couple -- vampire and troll, werewolf and mummy, skeleton and robot, witch and goblin, zombie and ghost -- gets a unique Halloween wedding cake.

Tuesday
Oct 22
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 5

Circus of Dread

A group of talented bakers enter the fortune-telling tent at the Circus of Dread in the pre-heat challenge. The competitors are tasked with creating tarot card desserts featuring blood orange, fig or passion fruit. The bakers then enter the Creepy Clown Hall of Fame in the main heat where they create impressive desserts that will land one of them in the finale.

Tuesday
Oct 22
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 6

Cranium Epicurean

Inspired by a mysterious "skull man," the bakers enter the graveyard to bring skull desserts to life in the pre-heat. For the main heat, the bakers must create a championship-worthy nightmare cake based on common nightmare themes like falling, being chased or being visited by the dead. The baker that can face their fears and come out on top will be named Halloween Baking Champion!

Tuesday
Oct 22
8pm | 7c

About the Host

John Henson

With over 20 years of acting, writing, hosting and producing credits, John Henson is a veteran of the television industry. Henson began his professional career as a stand-up comedian, touring the country before gaining audience attention and critical acclaim as host, writer and co-executive producer of E! Entertainment’s Talk Soup.

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