“Cake Boss” Episodes are fun and quirky, ending with an intricately designed cake. Buddy Valastro, a multi-awarded pastry chef and cake decorator born and bred in Hoboken, New Jersey, is the star of this series from The Learning Channel (TLC). He runs the family-owned bakery after his father died, supervising a team consisting of his mother, four older sisters and Brothers-in-law.
“A Bride, a Boat and Bamboozled!” This first ever episode of “Cake Boss” gave viewers a taste of Carlos’ magic in the kitchen. Carlos’ week starts with a crazy influx of orders and just when he thought things could not get any busier, it did. “Brides Magazine” wants to do an inside cover spread of his cakes and this is a marketing opportunity that he cannot refuse.
“A Fire, a Fashionista and Family” From blue collar to upscale fashion defines this “Cake Boss” episode. A local fireman approaches Buddy to make a fire engine cake for retired firemen complete with smoke, lights and sirens, while an event planner reaches out to Buddy for a trendy cake for two fashionistas turning 30 years old. This is also an emotional episode as Buddy makes a cake for the fifteenth anniversary of his father’s death.
“Weddings, Water and Whacked!” Carlos outdoes himself as he creates a huge replica of a roulette table for a Hoboken businessman. There is also tension within the family as her two older sisters mess up the cake orders and a customer arrives to pick up a cake that has not been made.
“Undead, Unclothed and Unhappy Mama” In this “Cake Boss” episode, Buddy receives a quirky order to make a zombie cake while another client requests for an erotic cake for a bachelorette party. Buddy asks a gay kitchen staff to design an anatomically correct male stripper. Everything goes well until Buddy’s mom sees the cake with the stripper and freaks out.
“Soldiers, Sand and Salads” A “Cake Boss” episode for the child in Buddy and his bakery staff. The crew visits FAO Schwarz in New York City to get inspiration for a twin’s birthday party to be held at the store. While designing a cake for a local beach club, Buddy and his two heaviest guys challenge the women to a weight-loss competition.
“Chinese Culture and Cannolis” A dragon boat racing team approaches Buddy to make a Chinese dragon cake for their team. On top of that, it is the week for the Throwback Cannoli Day and Buddy and his team must make hundreds of cannolis. Buddy must also make plans to celebrate his eighth wedding anniversary.
“Cassata, Cheesecakes and Crates of Wine” After months of hard work, Buddy and his large Italian family return to their roots with Sicily as the last stop. Inspired by a local winery, Buddy makes a wine bottle cake for the owner. The surprise continues as his wife Lisa tells him that she’s pregnant with their fourth child.
“Santa, Sunrise and Snowmen Cupcakes” There is no rest for the weary in this episode of “Cake Boss.” It is Christmas Eve and the ream work overtime to finish all the orders of pies, cakes and cookies. Tensions arise but the holiday spirit prevails.
“Circus, Celebrity Chef and Surprise!” Season four of “Cake Boss” opens with a bang. Buddy is contracted to make a cake for the Ringlin Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, an American circus company that has been around since 1907. Celebrity chef and TV host Rachel Ray also visits Carlos’ Bakery while Buddy asks the bakery staff to create a special cake unaware that it was to celebrate Lisa’s pregnancy.
“Toilets and Textiles” This “Cake Boss” episode goes to the toilet. Buddy receives an order from a plumbing supply company to make a toilet bowl cake that flushes. A nightclub owner also requests a cake that looks like denim for a baby shower.