Spring Baking Championship

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  • TV-G
  • 2015
  • 10 Seasons
  • 7.1  (369)

Spring Baking Championship is a food-based competition show on Food Network that premiered in 2015. Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series follows a group of bakers as they compete against one another to impress the judges with their skills and talent in the art of baking. The panel of judges on the show includes celebrity pastry chefs Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale, as well as chef and baker Nancy Fuller.

Throughout the series, the competitors are given a variety of challenges that put their baking abilities to the test. From creating edible flower arrangements to crafting baked goods that pay homage to the springtime season, each challenge is designed to showcase the contestants' creativity, skill, and attention to detail. The competition is fierce, and tensions are high as the bakers work against the clock to complete their creations within the allotted time.

One of the standout elements of Spring Baking Championship is the way in which the show's producers skillfully weave in the themes of springtime and seasonal baking throughout the competition. Viewers will find themselves drooling over the show's gorgeous displays of fresh-picked strawberries, farm-fresh eggs, and aromatic herbs like basil and mint. Each challenge is infused with the spirit of the season, making for a delightful viewing experience that's sure to brighten anyone's day.

In addition to the competition itself, there are plenty of behind-the-scenes moments that give viewers insight into the lives and personalities of the contestants. Whether they're sharing stories about their love of baking, discussing their favorite seasonal ingredients, or simply goofing around with one another, the bakers' personalities shine through in each episode. It's easy to root for your favorite contestant and get emotionally invested in their journey as they work their way through the competition.

Of course, no baking competition would be complete without a panel of expert judges to offer their feedback and critiques. Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale, and Nancy Fuller bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the show, offering praise and constructive criticism to each of the bakers as they present their creations. The judges' personalities are as unique as their palates, with each bringing their own flavor and expertise to the table. Duff is known for his edgy, creative approach to pastry and cake design, while Lorraine's background as a model-turned-chef gives her a unique perspective on the culinary world. Nancy, meanwhile, is known for her down-home, farm-to-table cooking style, and her warmth and approachability make her a favorite with viewers.

Overall, Spring Baking Championship is a fun, fast-paced baking competition that's as visually stunning as it is delicious. With a charming host, a panel of expert judges, and a group of talented bakers vying for the top prize, this show is an engaging and exciting watch for anyone who loves baking, cooking, or just good old-fashioned competition. Whether you're a seasoned pro in the kitchen or just enjoy watching others create mouth-watering confections, this show is sure to satisfy your craving for something sweet.

Spring Baking Championship is a series that is currently running and has 10 seasons (97 episodes). The series first aired on April 26, 2015.

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Something Borrowed, Something Old
10. Something Borrowed, Something Old
April 29, 2024
The remaining bakers get ready to walk down the aisle for the biggest spring celebration of all, the finale! Host Jesse Palmer puts two bakers head-to-head in a wedding-inspired challenge based on "something borrowed" recipes from the other competitors. Then, the finalists take on "something old" recipes provided by judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller.
Music Festival
9. Music Festival
April 22, 2024
Surrounded by the music of spring, host Jesse Palmer takes inspiration from a Southern California music festival to challenge the bakers with designing cupcake floral crowns featuring desert succulents. Then, the competitors get jazzy with judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller as they craft entremets inspired by New Orleans snowball flavors.
Derby Day Celebrations
8. Derby Day Celebrations
April 15, 2024
Host Jesse Palmer is off to the races to celebrate one of the most famous horse races of all time, the Kentucky Derby. He challenges the bakers to use the jockeys' colorful jerseys as inspiration for cocktail-flavored eclairs. Then, the bakers take a victory lap with judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller with carrot desserts that honor the real Derby stars, the horses.
April Showers
7. April Showers
April 8, 2024
When April showers come, it's time to head indoors for host Jesse Palmer's spring tea party, where the bakers make beautifully decorate petit fours. Then, the competitors join judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller around the maypole as they create May Day shortcake wreaths.
Going to Prom
6. Going to Prom
April 1, 2024
Jesse Palmer is organizing a spring prom, and the bakers are tasked with creating macaron corsages. The bakers then combine fashion and baking to make stunning prom dress cakes, hoping that Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown, and Nancy Fuller would crown them prom royalty.
International Spring Celebrations
5. International Spring Celebrations
March 25, 2024
Host Jesse Palmer gets ready for the Indian festival of Holi, the most colorful celebration in the world, by challenging the bakers to make doughnuts featuring an explosion of color and Indian flavors. Then, the bakers design elephant cakes that transport judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller to Thailand's Songkran Water Festival.
Earth Day: Inspired by Bugs!
4. Earth Day: Inspired by Bugs!
March 18, 2024
Jesse Palmer asks the bakers to create a plated dessert inspired by an insect. Then, the bakers celebrate Earth Day with Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller by making a geographically inspired baked Alaska.
Awards Springing Up Everywhere
3. Awards Springing Up Everywhere
March 18, 2024
It's awards season, soJesse Palmer asks the bakers to create "And the winner is" berry pie envelopes. The bakers then team together to give judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown, and Nancy Fuller with "bubble" cakes inspired by an awards night cocktail.
Spring Has Sprung: Celebrate the First Day of Spring
2. Spring Has Sprung: Celebrate the First Day of Spring
March 11, 2024
Jesse Palmer is ready to kick off the spring equinox by challenging the bakers with one of the trendiest ingredients around -- ube! Then, the competitors surprise judges Duff Goldman, Kardea Brown and Nancy Fuller with flower-covered dome cakes.
Spring Break: Tropical Fun in the Sun
1. Spring Break: Tropical Fun in the Sun
March 4, 2024
In the premiere, 12 bakers enter the Spring Baking kitchen to get the celebration started with some fun in the sun as they are tasked with creating sweet treats inspired by a tropical spring break. With two hours on the clock, the bakers must create a dessert that takes the judges on a spring break adventure using ingredients and flowers found on a tropical trip. Over the course of the competition, the bakers face themed challenges including, floral dome cakes for the Spring equinox, ice cream filled baked Alaska desserts decorated to resemble different geographical locations and cocktail flavored eclairs inspired by the Kentucky Derby.
Where to Watch Spring Baking Championship
Spring Baking Championship is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Spring Baking Championship on demand at Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.
  • Premiere Date
    April 26, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (369)