The BEST Episodes of Cake Boss

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 9, 2020

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.

Buddha, Brandenburg, and Big Air

#1 - Buddha, Brandenburg, and Big Air

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 20, 2017

A replica Brandenburg Gate for the German Embassy's party; a gold Buddha statue.

star 9.97
30 votes
Steins, Stethoscopes and Studs

#2 - Steins, Stethoscopes and Studs

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 20, 2017

The guys make a beer cake for a local Oktoberfest celebration.

star 9.97
30 votes
Sand Castles and Seeing Double

#3 - 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.

star 9.12
49 votes
Sizing, Sleeping Stretch, and Sesame Street

#4 - 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.

star 9.08
48 votes
Undead, Unclothed and Unhappy Mama

#5 - 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.

star 8.93
60 votes
Wine and Waltzes

#6 - 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.

star 8.92
60 votes
Bugging Out and Big Cheers

#7 - Bugging Out and Big Cheers

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 13, 2016

star 8.72
64 votes
Mother's Day and Men in Uniform

#8 - 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.

star 8.67
3 votes
Botanical Cakes and Anti-Lock Brakes

#9 - 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.

star 8.54
79 votes
Mary Models, Toys and Turkish Marbling

#10 - 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.

star 8.53
64 votes
Fairy Tales, Farewells and Fake Noses

#11 - 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.

star 8.51
84 votes
Castles, Cannolis & Cartoon Characters

#12 - 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.

star 8.45
71 votes
Doves, Ducks and Delicacies

#13 - 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.

star 8.33
33 votes
Cars, Collapse & Couture

#14 - 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.

star 8.33
46 votes
Spies, Splashes and Bakery Love

#15 - Spies, Splashes and Bakery Love

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 13, 2016

star 8.30
74 votes
Quinceañeras, Quaterbacks and K9's

#16 - Quinceañeras, Quaterbacks and K9's

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 11, 2016

star 8.20
5 votes
A Fire, A Fashionista and Family

#17 - 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.

star 8.18
124 votes
Chimps, Cinema, and Crumb Cake

#18 - Chimps, 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.

star 8.09
43 votes
Bi-Plane, Bridezilla and Busting Buddy

#19 - 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.

star 8.06
33 votes
Sweet Chicken and Sweeter Revenge

#20 - 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.

star 8.03
34 votes
Up, Up & Away

#21 - 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.

star 8.02
59 votes
Carlo's Cowboys

#22 - 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.

star 8.00
1 votes
Picky Nikki, Fresh Catch and Date Night

#23 - Picky Nikki, Fresh Catch and Date Night

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 17, 2015

star 8.00
13 votes
Gems, Geodes and Cake Boss Junior

#24 - Gems, Geodes and Cake Boss Junior

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 4, 2016

star 8.00
2 votes
Dinosaurs, Brush Strokes and Edible Art

#25 - 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.

star 8.00
1 votes