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Season 1, Episode 6

Gingerbread Worlds

In the epic finale, the three remaining bakers have just one challenge, but it's a massive one. Each baker taps into a favorite holiday memory and then constructs gingerbread worlds filled with all sorts of treats. The baker who can impress the judges the most will become the Holiday Baking Champion and take home $50,000!

Sunday
Dec 22
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Great Holiday Traditions

It's winter nights and holiday breakfasts in this episode, when the four bakers are first tasked to use the classic holiday flavors of peppermint and hot chocolate in a dessert and then create a blown-out holiday breakfast complete with three sweet dishes.

Sunday
Dec 22
3am | 2c
Season 6, Episode 1

Gearing Up for the Holidays

In the first challenge, host Jesse Palmer asks the 10 bakers to introduce themselves with edible place cards and one-bite signature holiday desserts. The main heat is all about holiday wreath cakes, and the competitors must bake and decorate a Danish Kransekake featuring holiday ingredients like chestnuts, graham crackers or toffee. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have the final say in which baker goes home.

Monday
Dec 23
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 2

Filling Grateful

The popularity of holiday spiced nuts inspires Jesse Palmer's challenge to the nine bakers: Use the crowd-pleasing holiday gift to create holiday spiced nut desserts. In the main heat, each baker must make three pies using an assigned harvest ingredient and decorate each pie crust differently. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale send one baker packing.

Monday
Dec 23
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 3

Thanksgiving It My All

Apple cider doughnuts are a sure sign of fall, so in the first round, Jesse Palmer asks the eight bakers to create a dozen kicked-up apple cider doughnuts decorated with seasonal themes. Then the bakers must transform a classic holiday yule log into a festive Thanksgiving roll cake, and judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale decide which competitor's cake falls short.

Monday
Dec 23
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 4

Trendsetting Turkey Day

In the first challenge, Jesse Palmer tasks the seven bakers with taking a beloved holiday appetizer to a whole new level with baked Brie and jam mini pies. The main heat is all about being prepared for greatness as the bakers take a prepared ingredient and use it to make a crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving dessert. In the end, judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale send one competitor home.

Monday
Dec 23
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 5

Gettin' Gifty with It

Jesse Palmer teaches the six bakers a lesson in repurposing holiday gifts in the first round, when they must turn panettone, the classic holiday Italian sweet bread, into an entirely new dessert. Then they're challenged to create a beautifully decorated cupcake mosaic inspired by a pair of holiday pajamas. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale send one baker packing.

Monday
Dec 23
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 6

North Pole Vaulting

Jesse Palmer challenges the five bakers to create assigned desserts that are inspired by and look like Santa Claus. To secure their place in the final four, the bakers are tasked with creating impressive cakes made to look like another icy North Pole staple: an igloo. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale decide which bakers move on to the next round and which one goes home.

Monday
Dec 23
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 7

Traditions with a Twist

Some of the tastiest treats of Hanukkah are gold-covered chocolate coins, and Jesse Palmer challenges the four remaining bakers to give the classic treat a twist by incorporating candied orange, espresso beans, smoked salt or toasted coconut and create a dessert highlighting their chosen flavor. In the second challenge, the competitors bake up delicious cheesecakes with an assigned crust and decorated with an edible shiny ice rink on top. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale get serious about which three bakers move on to the finale.

Monday
Dec 23
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 8

Christmas Day Delights

Nothing beats waking up to the smell of a holiday brunch, so Jesse Palmer challenges the three remaining bakers to make a Christmas morning brunch using the classic holiday flavors of gingerbread, cinnamon and eggnog. In the final round, the bakers must create cakes that are plaid both on the inside and the outside. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale crown one baker the Holiday Baking Champion and award the $25,000 prize.

Monday
Dec 23
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 8

Christmas Day Delights

Nothing beats waking up to the smell of a holiday brunch, so Jesse Palmer challenges the three remaining bakers to make a Christmas morning brunch using the classic holiday flavors of gingerbread, cinnamon and eggnog. In the final round, the bakers must create cakes that are plaid both on the inside and the outside. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale crown one baker the Holiday Baking Champion and award the $25,000 prize.

Tuesday
Dec 24
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 7

Traditions with a Twist

Some of the tastiest treats of Hanukkah are gold-covered chocolate coins, and Jesse Palmer challenges the four remaining bakers to give the classic treat a twist by incorporating candied orange, espresso beans, smoked salt or toasted coconut and create a dessert highlighting their chosen flavor. In the second challenge, the competitors bake up delicious cheesecakes with an assigned crust and decorated with an edible shiny ice rink on top. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale get serious about which three bakers move on to the finale.

Tuesday
Dec 24
3am | 2c
Season 6, Episode 8

Christmas Day Delights

Nothing beats waking up to the smell of a holiday brunch, so Jesse Palmer challenges the three remaining bakers to make a Christmas morning brunch using the classic holiday flavors of gingerbread, cinnamon and eggnog. In the final round, the bakers must create cakes that are plaid both on the inside and the outside. Judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale crown one baker the Holiday Baking Champion and award the $25,000 prize.

Saturday
Dec 28
1pm | 12c

About the Show

The search to find the greatest holiday baker begins as eight amateur bakers enter the kitchen, where they show off their family traditions and superb baking skills. To survive the challenges from week to week, they must prove their abilities in front of our tough-love judges: Duff Goldman, Nancy Fuller and Lorraine Pascale. Hosted by Jesse Palmer, this baking championship is the sweetest way to celebrate this holiday season.

About the Host

Jesse Palmer

After five seasons as a quarterback in the NFL for the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers, Jesse Palmer began a career as a game analyst, first with Fox Sports Net, and soon thereafter with ESPN. In 2015, Jesse joined Good Morning America as a special contributor, focusing on big stories, news of the day and live events.

Meet the Judges

Nancy Fuller

The host of Farmhouse Rules also runs a food company.

Get to Know Nancy

Duff Goldman

Duff is the owner of Charm City Cakes in Baltimore and LA.

More About Duff

Lorraine Pascale

The cookbook author and TV host started out as a model.

Learn About Lorraine

Toffee, Chocolate and Orange Cookies

Sugar and Spice Panna Cotta

Gingerbread Platter and Bowl with Candied Walnut Mousse and Cinnamon Sugar Chips

Coconut Macaroons

Cinnamon Chess Pie

Pumpkin Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust and Rum Cheesecake Topping

Sugar Cookie with Orange-Cinnamon Icing

Three Spice Creme Brulee

Cinnamon Chip, Cranberry and Pecan Cookies

Triple Pastry Cream Croquembouche

Hot Chocolate Cake

White Chocolate Pear and Fig Morning Bread

Chocolate Beet Cake

Apple, Pear and Cranberry Crisp with Toffee Pecans and Cinnamon Ice Cream

Danish with Goat Cheese and Pear Filling

Rolled Sugar Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Beurre Noisette Buttercream for the Yule Log Tree Stump

First Snow Cherry Pie with Snowflake Sugar Cookies

Chocolate-Covered Maple Brandy Jellies with Nuts

Cranberry Meringue Pie

Triple Chocolate Bread Pudding