Kids Baking Championship

The BEST episodes of Kids Baking Championship

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In Food Network’s series Kids Baking Championship, hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli will lead eight talented kid bakers through challenges designed to find the most-impressive and creative young baker. In each challenge the contestants, ranging in age from 10 to 13, will be tested on their baking skills and originality as they whip up delectable desserts, including creative cakes, mouthwatering cookies and pastries.

Last Updated: 5/21/2022Network: Food Network
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Earn Your Stripes
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9.33
6 votes

#1 - Earn Your Stripes

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/7/2022

For this challenge, hosts and judges Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman ask the six remaining kid bakers to take a walk on the wild side and make zebra cakes with striking interior stripes. In the end, one baker is eliminated.

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Selfieclairs
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8.78
23 votes

#2 - Selfieclairs

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/6/2018

A brand-new group of kid bakers introduce themselves via delicious "Selfieclairs"! Using a selfie as inspiration, the bakers create eclairs in assigned flavors and then decorate them to serve as a pate a choux pastry introduction.

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Bite-Sized Birthday Party
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8.67
18 votes

#3 - Bite-Sized Birthday Party

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/10/2018

Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman love birthday parties at the park so they're taking this inspiration to the Big Bake Challenge. The kid bakers are tasked with creating bite-sized birthday party desserts for an outdoor birthday party and serving them on mini picnic tables!

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You're in the Ballpark
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8.64
22 votes

#4 - You're in the Ballpark

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/3/2018

Thirteen-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne and her puppet Petunia hang out at the ballpark with Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman while they enjoy their favorite stadium snack of all -- popcorn! This buttery treat inspires the Big Bake challenge where the kid bakers are tasked with making over-the-top popcorn desserts.

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Cereal Psych Out
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8.60
10 votes

#5 - Cereal Psych Out

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/17/2022

Hosts and judges Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman ask the nine kid bakers to turn miniature cookies and chocolate-covered dried fruit or nuts into cookie cereal. Glass of milk, anyone? One baker is eliminated.

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Ice Screamers
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8.56
18 votes

#6 - Ice Screamers

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/20/2018

In a moment of serendipity, Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli create an ice cream sandwich with a doughnut ... which gives them a great idea! The kid bakers will have to turn unexpected baked items like waffles, blondies and cupcakes into outrageous ice cream sandwiches.

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Imposters Italiano
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8.56
18 votes

#7 - Imposters Italiano

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/27/2018

Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman love Italian food so much they're challenging the bakers to create lasagna dessert imposters! The bakers must create meat lasagna, spinach-and-mushroom lasagna or veggie-pesto lasagna imposters if they want to stay in the game.

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BBQ LOL OMG
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8.50
8 votes

#8 - BBQ LOL OMG

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/31/2022

Desert Imposter. The kids will make your favorite Picinic Food with Cake. Yum Yum. When you are given Lemons you make Desert?

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Winning Colors
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8.38
21 votes

#9 - Winning Colors

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/17/2018

Thunder claps and lightning strikes greet the bakers but when the storms pass, a rainbow appears and inspires the final challenge -- rainbow cakes! Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman want cakes that have rainbows on the inside and outside. Whoever has the best rainbow cake will win $25,000, a spot in Food Network Magazine and the title of Kids Baking Champion!

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Cosmic Delights
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8.33
9 votes

#10 - Cosmic Delights

Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/14/2022

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Unicornucopia
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8.21
33 votes

#11 - Unicornucopia

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/5/2018

With their plush tails, pointy ears, brightly colored manes and, of course, magical horns, there's a lot to love about unicorns. Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli challenge the eight kid bakers to use their imaginations to create a unicorn cake that illustrates a specific emotion.

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Float Like a Butterfly
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8.20
10 votes

#12 - Float Like a Butterfly

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/27/2021

To kick off this special season featuring the youngest cast ever, hosts and judges Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman ask the 12 kid bakers to pay homage to the brilliant transformation of the butterfly by making colorful carved butterfly cakes. After judging, one baker leaves the competition.

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Ice Cream Cone-a-copia
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8.19
16 votes

#13 - Ice Cream Cone-a-copia

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/10/2020

Ice cream cones are for more than just holding ice cream. Hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman challenge the seven kid bakers to create impressive ice cream cone cupcakes in order to stay in the game.

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1, 2, 3 Delicious!
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8.10
20 votes

#14 - 1, 2, 3 Delicious!

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2020

Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman challenge the 11 young bakers to create assigned Neapolitan desserts featuring chocolate, strawberry and vanilla.

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Desserts Doing Good
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8.09
23 votes

#15 - Desserts Doing Good

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/11/2019

Valerie and Duff host the ultimate bake sale for the finale; they challenge the remaining three bakers to create cakes using bake sale items like toffee or rice cereal treats with a bake sale theme.

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Defying Gravity
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8.08
25 votes

#16 - Defying Gravity

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/13/2018

Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli challenge the kid bakers to make magic by creating cakes with a gravity-defying illusions on them. Whose extraordinary cake will rise to the top?

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One Potato, Two Potato
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8.06
18 votes

#17 - One Potato, Two Potato

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2020

Potatoes aren't just for french fries anymore -- they're for decorating. Hosts Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman ask the eight remaining bakers to carve potato cutouts and create colorful potato-print cookies.

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Beyond the Fringe
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8.05
19 votes

#18 - Beyond the Fringe

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2020

To kick off the season, Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman are going back to the 1970s as they challenge the 12 young competitors to make shag cakes. Each baker must make a cake in their chosen flavor and then decorate it to create a shag texture. Groovy, man!

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Pizza For Dessert
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8.04
27 votes

#19 - Pizza For Dessert

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/8/2018

Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman have a special challenge boxed up and ready to deliver to the 11 kid bakers; the kids have to get creative to turn pizza into a sweet treat by creating dessert pizzas.

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Comfort Food Dessert Imposters
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8.00
39 votes

#20 - Comfort Food Dessert Imposters

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/2017

The most beloved challenge of all pulls up a seat at the local diner! The remaining 10 kid bakers must create a comfort food dessert imposter -- meatloaf, fried chicken, mac and cheese, and more -- to keep their place at the table.

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The Fruit of Your Labor
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8.00
14 votes

#21 - The Fruit of Your Labor

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/2/2020

Fruit is an important element of baking, so Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman challenge the final three bakers to make fruit cakes, but not the holiday kind. Instead, they have to make cakes that look like actual fruit! One baker will walk away with the title of Kids Baking Champion.

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Freaky Flavors
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8.00
20 votes

#22 - Freaky Flavors

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2019

Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli are cooking up something unusual in the science lab ... it's the freaky flavor tarts challenge! Each of the seven young bakers must create a large tart featuring a freaky flavor like jalapeno, goat cheese, yuzu, pink peppercorn, anise, blue cheese or curry.

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Dessert Rivals
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8.00
9 votes

#23 - Dessert Rivals

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/10/2022

In the grand tradition of dessert rivalries, hosts and judges Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman divide the 10 kid bakers into two teams for a good old-fashioned chocolate vs. peanut butter throwdown. To up the stakes, the winner of the challenge will earn immunity from elimination for their entire team! After the dust settles, one baker from the losing team is eliminated.

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Macaron Stackaron
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7.96
28 votes

#24 - Macaron Stackaron

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/25/2016

The French macaron is the new cupcake, so the seven remaining kid bakers must take on this extremely demanding dessert, producing three dozen colorful macarons and stacking them to at least five inches high.

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Spots and Stripes Forever
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7.96
27 votes

#25 - Spots and Stripes Forever

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/2019

Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli take the 11 young bakers on a safari of sweetness as they challenge them to create mini cheesecakes with colorful animal prints, from tiger and zebra stripes to leopard and giraffe spots.

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