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Wednesday September 3
Stained Glass & a Surprised Danny
Buddy has a window of divine inspiration when Father Bob orders a cake for an honored church member. But will he finish in time? And despite the crazy schedules, everyone finds the time to surprise Danny for his 50th Birthday with some special guests.
Bar Mitzvah, Beads & Oh Baby!
Lady Luck is on Buddy's side this week when the bakery is asked to make a cake for a high-roller bar mitzvah with a working slot machine! Then the crew has some fun when they celebrate Mardi Gras with a king cake and beads. And will Anthony find love?
Thursday September 4
Beer, Buttercups & Bumbling
Joey and the guys are commissioned to make a cake that looks and tastes like beer. Then Buddy delivers a tropical wedding cake to two florists getting married. But not everything is rosy when Jay comes back from a delivery with bad news.
Trash, Twirls & Tough Love
Buddy makes a realistic Trash Truck cake for a family friend. Later, two ladies request a special cake for their friend and founder of their synchronized swim team. And Mary is accused of being rude again to the work staff, forcing Buddy to take action.
Friday September 5
Liberty, Layups & a Loaded Dinner
Buddy celebrates his hertiage by making a cake in honor of Lady Liberty herself! Plus, Mauro finally realizes his goal of becoming an American citizen. But not everyone is in a celebrating mood as Mary gives everyone a piece of her mind at dinner.
Fitting In, Fed Up & a First Birthday
Season 5 kicks off with a bang as Buddy makes a cake for Baby Carlo’s first birthday that’s fit for a prince! Meanwhile, Marissa learns just what it means to be a part of the crew. And things turn serious when Grace gets fed up with Mary's lateness!
Monday September 8
Twirls, Whirls and Crashes
This week Buddy creates a 2,000-pound moving carousel cake for Steel Pier Amusement Park in Atlantic City. But with dainty chocolate horses and delicate spinning motors, will this cake arrive in one piece? Also, Carlo’s gets a much needed facelift.
Superheroes and Bakers Unite!
With great cake, comes great responsibility. This week Buddy takes on a superhero challenge when he's asked to make a cake for Spiderman’s 50th Anniversary! Meanwhile, the Next Great Baker shows up late to work and plans for Momma's benefit gala begin!
Tuesday September 9
A Cowboy In Hoboken
Dust off your cowboy boots Hoboken! Tim McGraw is giving away a brand new house to a military veteran, and he needs a cake from Buddy to reveal the big surprise! And, the Next Great Baker winner finally starts work at Carlo's.
Buddy must conjure up a magic-themed cake for shock illusionist Dan Sperry, who challenges Buddy to make a cake with no instructions, only a prediction to be locked unopened inside the cake. At delivery, will the prediction come true?
Wednesday September 10
Light Up the Night
Hit the lights! Buddy must create a 5-tier Bollywood wedding cake that incorporates special effects lighting for a young couple. Plus, Marissa is given an opportunity to try out her cookie recipe at the bakery. Will it be a success?
Buddy and the Rockettes
To celebrate the Rockettes 85th Anniversary, Buddy is creating a Rockettes themed cake with the famous Radio City Music Hall neon sign! Plus, a teenager with dreams of becoming a pilot is surprised with a one-of-a-kind birthday cake.
Thursday September 11
Crane Cake and Puppy Love
It’s time for some heavy lifting! Buddy must create a moving crane cake for a local scrap metal company, but will the engineering of the crane prove to be too difficult? Also, puppy love is in the air when Buddy makes his first ever dog wedding cake!
We Will Survive
It's a very busy week at the bakery as the family prepares for Momma Mary's Benefit Gala. And Buddy's invited a special performer that's sure to surprise Momma and the guests! Plus, Buddy is asked to make a life-size chair cake for a furniture company.
Friday September 12
From Fury to Furry
Bring out the boxing gloves! Buddy plays mediator to an argumentative couple trying to decide on a cake design for their party planning business. And later, Buddy makes a cake for Petfinder.com to celebrate a giant milestone: 20 million pet adoptions!
Operation: Tank Cake
To celebrate the 237th anniversary of the U.S. Army, Buddy is creating two very special cakes. One must wow an audience of troops in Times Square, while the other cake will travel thousands of miles to reach a unit of troops in Afghanistan.