Dan Can Bake It

There's Not a Cake He Can't Make

We're challenging cake-maker extraordinaire Dan Langan, of Baked By Dan fame, to create over-the-top cakes that'll leave you speechless. Check out his latest mission, and catch him as a judge on Winner Cake All.

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Season 1, Episode 5

It's a Broadway Princess Party

Giada De Laurentiis welcomes four top baking teams and challenges them to create a cake decoration that honors their favorite fairy tale. One team is sent home without a happily ever after, and the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the stars of Broadway Princess Party, Laura Osnes, Susan Egan and Courtney Reed. These princesses are marking the third year of their live concert series and need a cake to celebrate with the cast and crew, so the bakers must make cakes with glitz and glitter fit for royalty. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a royal ball.

Thursday
Jul 30
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 1

Ahoy, Bakers!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best cake-making teams to make a cake decoration for a destination bachelorette party. After the decoration round, one team is sent home, and the three remaining teams meet their clients, a bride-to-be and her maid of honor, who request a cake for a "Bon Voyage to the Single Life"-themed bachelorette party. The bakers must create an over-the-top cake with a nautical theme and incorporate the clients' request for rose flavoring. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the big event.

Thursday
Aug 6
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 4

It's Game Day, Baby!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams in America to make a cake decoration that exemplifies the thrill of victory. One team falls short of the win and must go home. The three remaining teams then meet their VIP client, former NFL player and Dancing with the Stars champ, Rashad Jennings. He's is throwing a party to watch the big game with his family and friends, and he wants a cake to wow them. Each team creates a cake that combines Rashad's love of football with his love of dance, and the winners take home $10,000 and get their cake served on game day.

Thursday
Aug 13
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 12

Michael Symon Needs a Cake

Las Vegas is synonymous with celebrating, so Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to make Vegas-themed cake decorations. One team is sent home, and the three remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, Chef Michael Symon. He's opening a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Mabel's, and he wants a cake for the big opening event that embodies everything his barbecue joint is about -- meat, bourbon, good times and good food. The stakes are high when the bakers have to make a cake for an Iron Chef, but one team rises to the challenge and walks away with $10,000.

Thursday
Aug 20
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 8

Loni Love Means Funny Business

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a performance-themed cake decoration. The curtain closes on one team, and the remaining teams get to meet their VIP client, comedian Loni Love. She's helping throw a 55th anniversary party for The Improv, the club where many comedy legends got their start, and she asks the bakers to wow her with an epic cake that captures the spirit of comedy and The Improv. One team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at the legendary venue.

Thursday
Aug 27
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

Welcome Home, Soldier

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best baking teams to create a cake decoration that honors members of the armed services coming home. After this round, one team departs, and the remaining three meet their special client. Mariana's husband, Dustin, is returning home from overseas, so she and her father-in-law are throwing a big bash to celebrate. They task the bakers with making a cake inspired by Dustin's childhood memories that he wants to pass down to his newborn son -- who he hasn't met yet! The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake at a celebration fit for a hero.

Thursday
Sep 3
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 10

A Very Hungry Cake

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the bakers to make their best animal cake decorations for the first round. One team's party is over, and the remaining three meet their client. The Eric Carle Museum wants a cake for their kick-off celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It isn't child's play as the baking teams make cakes that pay homage to one of the best-known children's books. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake featured at the celebration.

Thursday
Sep 10
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 11

Baby Cakes

Gender reveal parties are a hot trend, so Giada De Laurentiis tasks the cake-making teams with creating gender reveal cake decorations, complete with a secret reveal. One team is eliminated, and the remaining three meet their special clients. Anjuli and Kenneth are expecting their first child and need a cake for their baby shower bash, but they want the cake to match the glamorous rooftop setting of their shower. Even trickier, the bakers have to make their cake taste like a cocktail! The winning team takes home $10,000 and gets their cake served at the special event.

Thursday
Sep 17
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 2

Darci Lynne's Birthday

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of America's best baking teams to create a kid's toy cake decoration. One team is sent packing, and the remaining three teams meet their special VIP client for the second round, teen ventriloquist and winner of America's Got Talent, Darci Lynne. She needs a cake for her 14th birthday sleepover party, so the bakers are challenged to make a cake that reflects her love of performing and features her puppets, Petunia and Oscar. The winning team wins $10,000 and the honor of serving their epic cake at Darci Lynne's party.

Thursday
Oct 1
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 6

It's a Busby Birthday!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four baking teams to make a cake decoration that shows the ultimate family celebration. After one team is eliminated, the remaining three teams meet their VIP clients, the Busby family from TLC's OutDaughtered. America's favorite quintuplets need an epic cake with puppies, unicorns and rainbows to serve at their 4th birthday party, but with more than 150 guests coming, the bakers are challenged to make a gigantic cake that pleases every member of the family. One team wins $10,000 and gets their cake served at the celebration.

Thursday
Oct 8
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 9

Guy's Grocery Cakes

Giada De Laurentiis challenges the baking teams to create a cake decoration that looks like their favorite celebratory feast. After one team is sent home, the three remaining teams get a message from their VIP client, Guy Fieri. He's throwing a party for his crew to celebrate the 250th episode of Guy's Grocery Games, and he has sent longtime GGG judge Aarti Sequeira and his son, Hunter, to ask the bakers to make an epic, GGG-themed cake for the celebration. Cakes collapse and heads roll before one team takes home $10,000 and the honor of serving their cake to Guy and his crew.

Thursday
Oct 15
4am | 3c
Season 1, Episode 7

Apolo Ohno Says Oh Yes to a Cake!

Giada De Laurentiis challenges four of the best cake-making teams to make anniversary-themed cake decorations. Only three teams are successful enough to move on to the second round, where they meet their VIP client, Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno. He asks the bakers to make a combination anniversary and birthday cake for his girlfriend, Bianca. The bakers' cakes need to capture everything important to this couple, from traveling the world to their puppy, Sesame. Apolo and Bianca choose one cake to serve at their party and award that team the $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Oct 22
4am | 3c

Giada De Laurentiis

Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. She has an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm, and she is a globally revered celebrity chef who continues to prove her skill and accessibility with her expanding presence.

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