Spring Gardens: The Birds and the Bugs
The first round is for the birds as host Ali Khan challenges the bakers to create spring songbird-themed desserts. Then it’s all about celebrating the joys of the garden and the critters within. The bakers must make lush spring garden cakes with a surprise design element inside. Judges Kardea Brown, Nancy Fuller and Duff Goldman award the best baker the title of Spring Baking Champion and the $25,000 prize.
Spring Baking Championship Show Summary
Spring Baking Championship is an American cooking competition television series that airs on Food Network. It was originally presented by chef Bobby Deen; with fellow Food Network chefs Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale serving as judges. All four chefs also appeared in the same roles on Holiday Baking Championship; and similar to that competition, the grand prize for the winner of this competition is also $50,000.
The first season of Spring Baking Championship premiered on April 25, 2015. The second season of the series premiered on April 10, 2016, and concluded on May 15, 2016. The third season premiered on March 12, 2017, with Jesse Palmer replacing Deen as host. The fourth season premiered on March 12, 2018, with Ali Khan replacing Palmer as host. The fifth season premiered on March 18, 2019, with Clinton Kelly replacing Khan as host. The series was renewed for a sixth season premiering on March 9, 2020. The seventh season of the show premiered on February 22, 2021, with Khan returning as host and Kardea Brown replacing Pascale at the judges’ table.