Holiday Baking Championship Season 9 Episode 08 Description
Happy Holiday Getaways
Ready for a holiday getaway, host Jesse Palmer escapes the cold weather by challenging the bakers to create desert-inspired succulent tarts. The two least successful bakers ski into a cookie cake showdown that will keep one competitor on track for the final bake. In the Main Heat, the remaining bakers use cake to highlight some of the most popular holiday vacation spots before judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Carla Hall award the best cake maker with $25,000 and the championship title!
Christmas Cookie Challenge Show Description
The Holiday Baking Championship is an American cooking competition series produced by Triage Entertainment and aired on Food Network. It airs from early November through late December, covering the U.S Thanksgiving and Christmas season. The first episode premiered on November 9, 2014, and it has become a yearly competition with several spin-off shows, including Spring Baking Championship, Halloween Baking Championship, Kids Baking Championship, and Wedding Cake Championship.
Host and judges
The show’s first three seasons were hosted by Bobby Deen. Jesse Palmer has been host of the program since season four.
Cake Baker Duff Goldman (famously known for his popular former Food Network show Ace of Cakes) and Pastry Chef Nancy Fuller (host of current Food Network show Farmhouse Rules) serve as permanent judges of the show. Lorraine Pascale (a former UK model) was a judge for the first six seasons.