The pressure peaks in the Best Baker in America finale as host Carla Hall challenges the bakers to turn California’s famous chiffon cake into the hottest cake sensation — a tsunami cake — featuring lemons and avocados, ingredients commonly associated with the Golden State. In the final bake-off, the competitors are baking to win as they each build a 2-foot-tall Hawaiian-themed dessert showpiece featuring lilikoi (passionfruit), haupia (coconut custard), malasada (Hawaiian doughnuts) and intricate chocolate work. Finally, Carla and judges Gesine Prado and Jason Smith decide which baker has earned the title of Best Baker in America!
Best Baker in America Show Summary
For six weeks, eight skilled bakers are challenged to use their style and technical abilities to make stunning, tasty treats. The baker that impresses the judges the most takes home $25,000 and the title of Best Baker in America.