Buddy vs. Duff - Episode Guide
Knott's Berry Cake
Season 2 - April 26, 2020
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create cakes that look and move like theme park rides for Knott's Berry Farm's 100th anniversary. TV host Lisa Joyner unveils their creations at an action-packed event.
Season 2 - April 19, 2020It may be called miniature golf, but there's nothing small about Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman's cakes, created as playable holes for a putt-putt event hosted by LPGA tour professional golfer Michelle Wie.
Season 2 - April 12, 2020The competition jumps to the West Coast, where the Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating a special anniversary. TV star and aquarium icon Isabella Gomez challenges Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman to create cakes that transport viewers to an underwater world.
Waitress the Musical Cake
Season 2 - April 5, 2020Singer and actress Jordin Sparks is finishing her run as the lead in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Waitress. She asks Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman to help her celebrate by making painstakingly detailed cakes for a huge wrap party.
Medieval Times Cake
Season 2 - March 29, 2020
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman conjure up cakes filled with special effects to celebrate the fantasy and fun of Medieval Times' 30th anniversary. Sword fighting, jousts and royal pageantry inspire them to make two of their most ambitious cakes yet.
Season 2 - March 22, 2020
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman embark on the ultimate journey back in time to create the most realistic dinosaur cakes ever made as centerpieces for a fun-filled sleepover at the American Museum of Natural History.
Big Apple Cake
Season 2 - March 15, 2020
Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman bring their incredible cake competition to the East Coast. New York City is the inspiration for cakes that will be unveiled at a Big Apple event hosted by actress Debi Mazar and news anchor Rosanna Scotto.
Star Wars Cake
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For their final challenge, Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman create their biggest, most elaborate cakes yet to celebrate Star Wars Day. The judges reveal the winner of this year's competition during an event at Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge hosted by Billy Dee Williams.
Buddy vs. Duff: Road to Rematch
Season 1 - March 15, 2020
Fresh new interviews with Buddy, Duff and their sous chefs, Ralph and Geof, set the stage for the next big battle between the kings of cake. Plus, the most intense and unexpected moments from the groundbreaking first season are revisited.
The Grand Finale
Season 1 - April 14, 2019
For the finale, pastry chefs Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman head to the Food Network Kitchen to create their most heartfelt and monumental creations yet -- chocolate desserts to conceal engagement rings for two surprise proposals. For the final cake-off, Buddy and Duff create jaw-dropping science- and space-themed cakes for Philadelphia's prestigious Franklin Institute. Street Science host Kevin Delaney presides over the wild festivities as Buddy and Duff lay it all on the line with their showstopping masterpieces.
Donuts and Magic
Season 1 - April 7, 2019
Kicking things off in the bake-off challenge, pastry chefs Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman have to handle the morning rush at Los Angeles' iconic Randy's Donuts drive-thru. They prepare dozens of deep-fried delights that will satisfy not only Randy's discerning customers but also the expert judges. Then there's magic in the air for the cake-off challenge as Buddy and Duff create cakes for the legendary duo Penn and Teller. Baking, showmanship and dazzling illusions combine as they present their cakes on stage at the world's most famous magic club, The Magic Castle.
Season 1 - March 31, 2019
The competition grows even more intense as Duff Goldman brings Buddy Valastro into his world of fine dining with a challenge to create elegant plated desserts. Tensions are high as the chefs face unforeseen technical difficulties and the ticking clock. In the cake-off, Buddy, the king of wedding cakes, challenges Duff to create a cake for celebrity event planner Slomique Hawrylo's bridal fitting event. As the chefs balance pleasing their customers and creating inspired works of art, they do whatever it takes to come out on top.
It's a Dog's Life
Season 1 - March 24, 2019
Pastry chefs Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman put their skills to the test making pies that are delicious and beautiful enough to wow the judges. Buddy pays homage to his Old-World roots, while Duff follows his unique artistic impulses. For the cake-off, they're challenged to provide dog-themed cakes for Flip or Flop host Christina Anstead's dog-pampering party. Dogs, cakes and egos compete for center stage as Buddy and Duff struggle to outdo themselves and each other.
Carnival and Bollywood
Season 1 - March 17, 2019
Master pastry chefs Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman face off in a battle of carnival treats, pulling out all the stops to create the ultimate sweets to satisfy a crowd of hungry amusement park patrons. For the cake-off challenge, Buddy and Duff must each create a dazzling, Bollywood-inspired cake for Food Network's Aarti Sequeira. Fine details and over-the-top spectacle clash as the chefs push their talents to new heights in order to win.
The Battle Begins
Season 1 - March 10, 2019
Master pastry chefs Buddy Valastro and Duff Goldman go head-to-head for the first time ever in a competition to determine the world's best baker. In the first of six bake-off challenges, Buddy and Duff must make their most beloved family recipes. In the cake-off, the chefs create car-inspired birthday cakes for celebrity gearhead Richard Rawlings. Things heat up quickly as this friendly competition becomes a serious battle of creativity, skill and reputation.