The BEST Episodes of Cake Boss
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2020
Network: Discovery Family
Buddy Valastro is one of the most successful and renowned cake artists in the United States. Master baker of Carlo's City Hall Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey, Buddy is the cake boss.
#1 - Sand Castles and Seeing Double
Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 23, 2016
Buddy navigates the tricky task of making a birthday cake for twins who couldn't be more different; Buddy makes a giant sand castle cake.
#2 - Sizing, Sleeping Stretch, and Sesame Street
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 18, 2010
A special cake is created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street.
#3 - Undead, Unclothed and Unhappy Mama
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 29, 2009
Buddy is thrown out of his comfort zone when he's asked to make a zombie cake for a couple of undead clients. This week the team also has to make an erotic bachelorette cake for some wild women. This cake seems likes it's going to be all fun and games until Mama finds out and bans the bakery staff from making sexy cakes.
#4 - Wine and Waltzes
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 6, 2016
The crew crafts a cake for a local winery; Buddy decides he's going to make his own wine; a client comes in with a request for a life-size piano cake.
#5 - Bugging Out and Big Cheers
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 13, 2016
#6 - Mother's Day and Men in Uniform
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 27, 2015
Momma is back from Florida and sees the bakery for the first time since the renovation; making a cake for the US Navy celebrating Fleet Week; Grace finds a new hobby.
#7 - Botanical Cakes and Anti-Lock Brakes
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 30, 2016
The NY Botanical Gardens is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, and they want Buddy to make the cake. Repeat customers return 10 years later with plans in hand. Carlo’s made their original wedding cake and now they want 5 full cakes to celebrate.
#8 - Mary Models, Toys and Turkish Marbling
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 30, 2016
Buddy is asked to recreate traditional Turkish water marbling on a cake. Plus, a cake for a toy company brings out everyone’s inner child. Mary takes steps to realize a life-long dream of becoming a foot model.
#9 - Fairy Tales, Farewells and Fake Noses
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 6, 2016
Buddy makes a storybook cake for the Hans Christian Andersen Center in New York; a gymnastics team wants to throw a going-away party for a teammate with a special cake; Grace disguises herself as a customer.
#10 - Castles, Cannolis & Cartoon Characters
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 10, 2010
Buddy and Mauro travel to Walt Disney World to make cannoli at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
#11 - Doves, Ducks and Delicacies
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 6, 2009
Buddy is excited to create an old-school wedding cake like the kind his father used to make; tall, ornate and filled with... live birds?! A dad-to-be comes to the bakery to order a giant lobster tail pastry for his pregnant wife. Little Frankie goes on a mission to catch live birds for the wedding cake.
#12 - Cars, Collapse & Couture
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 8, 2010
Buddy and his team creates a life-size cake replica of a NASCAR race car for the Retail Bakers Association annual convention in Charlotte.
#13 - Spies, Splashes and Bakery Love
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 13, 2016
#14 - A Fire, A Fashionista and Family
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 1, 2009
Buddy and his team learn that where there's smoke, there's fire when they have to build a fire engine cake complete with working lights, siren and smoke. They also have to create a 30th birthday cake for two trendy fashionistas. This week also marks the 15th anniversary of Buddy's father's death so emotions are high as he recreates his father's trademark cake for the family memorial dinner.
#15 - Chimp, Cinema, and Crumb Cake
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 25, 2010
Buddy designs a cake celebrating 110th anniversary of the Bronx Zoo. Later he deals with an indecisive client when creating a cake for the grand opening of a movie theater.
#16 - Bi-Plane, Bridezilla and Busting Buddy
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 22, 2009
It's another busy week at Carlo's Bakery but Buddy can't say no to making a charity bi-plane cake for a local hospital. An unreasonable Bridezilla makes everyone's life difficult after the bakery crew makes a cake that she's not pleased with and Stretch, the bakery's delivery driver, plots a revenge prank against Buddy with unexpected results.
#17 - Sweet Chicken and Sweeter Revenge
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 29, 2015
A chicken-and-waffle eatery wants a cake to celebrate their anniversary; a monster cake is created for a day-care center; the women play a prank on Frank.
#18 - Up, Up & Away
Season 6 - Episode 28 - Aired May 29, 2014
A cake delivery in a hot air balloon; Cousin Anthony questions Buddy's authority; Momma's trip.
#19 - Carlo's Cowboys
Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 6, 2014
A giant cake for a rodeo association; a cake for a top-secret celebration.
#20 - Picky Nikki, Fresh Catch and Date Night
Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 17, 2015
#21 - Dinosaurs, Brush Strokes and Edible Art
Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired May 15, 2018
The crew summons the Jurassic when they make a cake for a local Dinosaur theme park. Buddy and his team create a gigantic cake interpretation of this massive creature.
#22 - Hurricane Sandy Strikes
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired May 27, 2013
Season six kicks off just as Hurricane Sandy begins to hit Carlo's; after the storm barrels through, Buddy and the crew reconvene to determine the damage sustained to the store; the crew tries to get orders out while working with no electricity.
#23 - Bacon, Banana and Bling
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 29, 2015
The team behind the St. Piggy's Day ask Buddy and his team to make a cake fit for a pig.
#24 - Aquarium Adventures & An Announcement
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 2, 2010
Buddy creates an underwater-themed cake complete with live fish for a local aquarium.
#25 - Blushing Brides and Busy Bakers
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 4, 2010
It's a race against the clock at the bakery when the crew tries to make 50 wedding cakes in just seven days. Buddy aims to impress with his most elaborate wedding cake yet, but delivering it proves to be a challenge for Anthony.