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Monday August 25
Icing the Cake
Buddy is making a goalie cake for the National Hockey League Draft, which will be delivered on live television. Buddy re-creates a wedding cake for a couple celebrating 50 years of marriage. Momma, returns from Israel with news about her health.
Buddy is making a 14-foot, 800-pound replica of Mighty Mike, an alligator at the New Jersey Aquarium. The former Mrs. New Jersey asks Buddy to make her a dazzling pageant cake. Momma prepares for a long journey to Israel to receive medical treatment.
Tuesday August 26
Muscles and Marriage
It's time to flex! This week Buddy builds a life-size cake for a female bodybuilder and is pumping up the flavors as an extra bonus. Meanwhile, Mauro goes undercover to help with a surprise marriage proposal at the bakery.
Buddy celebrates Joe’s firefighter promotion by making a firetruck and burning building cake. The team makes a Bocce themed cake for a charity tournament. The bakery’s pride is on the line as the team is challenged to compete.
Wednesday August 27
¡Viva Cake Boss!
Buddy makes a Cinco De Mayo cake for a local mariachi band's fiesta. Later, a local salon requests a spa inspired cake to celebrate their grand opening and the sisters and wife Lisa get makeovers in the process. But will the results wow the crowd?
Pipes, a Phoenix, & a Problematic Kitchen
Buddy and Co. create a Phoenix Cake for a neighborhood Irish bar but it's not easy since the ovens are being replaced and the bakery is in shambles. Joey tests out the new ovens by making his famous Irish Soda Bread.
Thursday August 28
Strawberries, Sinatra, & Sick Ovens
Buddy and Co. make a cake for Haagen Daz's 50th anniversary while also making a cake for the Broadway show Come Fly Away. But orders are difficult to fill this week when the ovens start acting up again.
Santa, Sunrise, & Snowmen Cupcakes
Ho, ho, ho! It's the busiest day of the year at Carlo's Bakery... Christmas Eve. And all hands are on deck to make sure every customer gets what they need for Christmas be it cookies, cakes or pies. There's no rest for busy bakers during the holidays!
Friday August 29
Governor, Giant Lisa & Good-bye Mama
Buddy is asked to make a cake for NJ Gov. Christie's inauguration gala. It's also Buddy's wife Lisa's birthday and he wants to surprise her with a truly one of a kind cake. Mama makes a huge announcement to her family about the future of the bakery.
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!