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Season 1, Episode 1

#BakingFail

The new baking recruits quickly learn that boot camp is no cakewalk. To assess everyone's skill sets, chefs Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have the recruits bake something inspired by pictures and recipes from the internet. After witnessing the #bakingfails, the chefs go back to basics and teach them a delicious sugar cookie recipe. Who will be the best of the worst and who will crumble under the pressure?

Saturday
Jan 5
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

For the Love of Baking!

Love is in the air, as Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale invite some brides and grooms to boot camp. First, the recruits have to sculpt wedding cake toppers of the special guests in a decorating art class. Afterwards, the recruits go head-to-head and bake a four-layer celebration cake. The two that fall below the baking bar will be sent home.

Saturday
Jan 5
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

The County Fair

The recruits arrive at boot camp to find a county fair in full swing, and the day begins with a very messy pie-eating contest. Inspired by these pie flavors, the recruits enter their creations into a baking competition that will be judged by Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale in a blind tasting. In the main baking challenge, the recruits go nuts for doughnuts. Only the top four will move on to compete in the semifinals.

Saturday
Jan 5
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 5

Best In Show

With only four recruits left and one week away from a chance at winning $25,000, it's the last opportunity to impress Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale. The chefs challenge their recruits to show their knowledge of pastries, and with the help of YouTube star Ashley Adams, they learn to make eclairs decorated into an animal design. Afterwards, the recruits discover that they'll be baking 3D dog cakes based on some perfect puppy muses.

Saturday
Jan 5
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 6

Bakery Battle

The final two recruits face their final, ultimate challenge: to take over a bakery and bake for a panel of baking experts. Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale coach their recruits as they are tested on all the skills they have learned over the past six weeks in boot camp. Only one recruit will be named the winner and take home $25,000.

Saturday
Jan 5
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 1

#BakingFail

The new baking recruits quickly learn that boot camp is no cakewalk. To assess everyone's skill sets, chefs Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have the recruits bake something inspired by pictures and recipes from the internet. After witnessing the #bakingfails, the chefs go back to basics and teach them a delicious sugar cookie recipe. Who will be the best of the worst and who will crumble under the pressure?

Monday
Apr 22
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

Trick-or-Treat?

Chefs Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale have to taste some terrifying baked goods at the Halloween-themed boot camp. First, the recruits must create scary cake pops to impress some very tough critics: little trick-or-treaters! Then, for their main baking challenge, the recruits put their Halloween candy to good use as they bake some surprise-inside cupcakes. The two recruits that make the most frightful treats will be sent home.

Monday
Apr 22
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 3

For the Love of Baking!

Love is in the air, as Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale invite some brides and grooms to boot camp. First, the recruits have to sculpt wedding cake toppers of the special guests in a decorating art class. Afterwards, the recruits go head-to-head and bake a four-layer celebration cake. The two that fall below the baking bar will be sent home.

Monday
Apr 22
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 4

The County Fair

The recruits arrive at boot camp to find a county fair in full swing, and the day begins with a very messy pie-eating contest. Inspired by these pie flavors, the recruits enter their creations into a baking competition that will be judged by Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale in a blind tasting. In the main baking challenge, the recruits go nuts for doughnuts. Only the top four will move on to compete in the semifinals.

Monday
Apr 22
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 5

Best In Show

With only four recruits left and one week away from a chance at winning $25,000, it's the last opportunity to impress Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale. The chefs challenge their recruits to show their knowledge of pastries, and with the help of YouTube star Ashley Adams, they learn to make eclairs decorated into an animal design. Afterwards, the recruits discover that they'll be baking 3D dog cakes based on some perfect puppy muses.

Monday
Apr 22
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

Bakery Battle

The final two recruits face their final, ultimate challenge: to take over a bakery and bake for a panel of baking experts. Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale coach their recruits as they are tested on all the skills they have learned over the past six weeks in boot camp. Only one recruit will be named the winner and take home $25,000.

Monday
Apr 22
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

Piped Dreams

Eight of the worst bakers in America enter boot camp with hopes of going from kitchen disasters to baking masters. Chefs Lorraine Pascale and Jason Smith see what they're dealing with by asking the recruits to recreate their dream desserts. Once the teams have been chosen, the recruits do their best to not get sent home by creating twelve of their own uniquely designed cookies for their "cookie feed."

Monday
Jul 15
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 1

Piped Dreams

Eight of the worst bakers in America enter boot camp with hopes of going from kitchen disasters to baking masters. Chefs Lorraine Pascale and Jason Smith see what they're dealing with by asking the recruits to recreate their dream desserts. Once the teams have been chosen, the recruits do their best to not get sent home by creating twelve of their own uniquely designed cookies for their "cookie feed."

Tuesday
Jul 16
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 3

Life’s a Circus

Boot camp has been transformed into a circus fairground complete with a wall of cotton candy! The recruits begin with a blind cotton-candy tasting before the opposing teams go head-to-head in a cookie dough pop challenge. There's no clowning around in the main bake challenge, however, as the recruits tackle one of the most difficult pastries -- pate a choux. Those who make show-worthy cream puffs get to stick around while the bottom two get sent home.

Saturday
Aug 3
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

Bake to School

The final four recruits are sent back to baking school beginning with a gym class challenge where the teams face off in a relay race. Next, the bakers head to science class where they make the perfect fruit custard tart with a blow-torched meringue. Finally, it's time for art class as the recruits create 3-D animal cakes inspired by the special guests' favorite stuffed animal. The top performing bakers will earn a spot in the finale!

Saturday
Aug 10
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 5

The Final Bake

The final two recruits enter boot camp for the last time ready to put their new baking skills to the test! For the last baking challenge, each team is tasked with creating a three-course dessert menu designed to impress culinary experts Thiago Silva, Melba Wilson and Dan Langan. Whoever comes out on top will go home with the $25,000 cash prize!

Saturday
Aug 17
2pm | 1c

Meet the Mentors

For the first time, 8 of the worst bakers will be drafted into the most-intense baking Boot Camp imaginable. Under the watchful eyes of Chef Jason Smith and Chef Lorraine Pascale, these kitchen fakers will have just five weeks to turn into expert bakers. Only two recruits will be left standing in the finale, where they must win over a panel of baking experts in order to leave with $25,000.