Halloween Baking Championship - Episode Guide
A Haunting We Will Go
Season 5 - October 28, 2019
Host John Henson instructs the three remaining bakers to construct a "Ghostembouche," or ghostly version of a croquembouche tower. Then they face the final challenge of creating a bleeding zombie cake for judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young. When the bloodbath is over, the survivor is named Halloween Baking Champion!
Gravely Delicious Desserts
Season 5 - October 21, 2019
John Henson hosts as the remaining four bakers go digging to create terrifyingly tasty grave-robber desserts. Then for the main heat, it's a night at the cemetery as the competitors sculpt marbled tomb cakes to impress judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young to land a spot in the finale.
Creepy and Crusty Creations
Season 5 - October 14, 2019
Host John Henson's "mummy" issues inspire the pre-heat challenge of crepe cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young decide on the creepiest. In the main heat, the five remaining bakers use classic fall ingredients to create jack-o'-lantern pies that are half scary and half sweet.
All Things Weird and Wonderful
Season 5 - October 7, 2019
Comedian John Henson hosts as the six remaining bakers team up to create desserts that pay tribute to the iconic Addams Family -- scary on the outside and sweet on the inside. During the main heat challenge, the wonderfully creepy family is honoured with "dead velvet" cakes, and judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young determine who's spooky enough to move on to the next round.
Smells Like Halloween Spirit
Season 5 - September 30, 2019
In the pre-heat challenge, host John Henson asks the seven bakers to create spine-chilling desserts guided by spirits, such as bourbon and rum. Then they use fresh flavours and colourful decorations to bring old desserts back to life and impress judges Carla Hall, Katie Lee and Zac Young in the Day of the Dead main heat.
Season 5 - September 23, 2019
John Henson kicks off the competition by revealing all the skeletons in his family's closet to inspire the eight bakers as they make scary skeleton desserts. The main heat is monster madness as the bakers conjure up monster-under-the-bed creations.
Season 3 - October 30, 2017
The finale has arrived! For the pre-heat Halloween party, the bakers must make a glowing edible centerpiece and three creepy treats for a spooky dessert bar. For the main heat, the bakers must create light-up jack o' lantern cakes. The winning baker carves out the title of Halloween Baking Champion and takes home $25,000!
The Candyman Cometh
Season 3 - October 23, 2017
In the pre-heat, the four remaining bakers attempt to make desserts that taste like their favorite candy bars. For the main heat, the bakers face death by chocolate and must create a dessert that combines chocolate with odd ingredients. One baker is eliminated and the last three move on to the finale.
Season 3 - October 16, 2017
For the pre-heat, the five remaining bakers take a light, sweet and utterly harmless dessert -- the cream puff -- and head to the dark side by creating "scream puffs." Next, it's a main heat filled with frights as the bakers make scary mask desserts to spook the judges. One baker is eliminated at the end of the round.
It's All in Your Head
Season 3 - October 9, 2017
For the pre-heat, the six remaining bakers must work in teams and put their minds together to create the most outrageous and delicious left brain/right brain desserts. In the main heat, the bakers face their fears by using common phobias like insects and ghosts as inspirations for desserts.
Season 3 - October 2, 2017
In the pre-heat, the seven remaining bakers must make witches' fingers and toes and create a sauce to dip them in. The witch theme goes a step further in the main heat when the bakers must create desserts that look like witches, complete with edible brooms. One baker is eliminated at the end of the round.
Filled with Surprises
Season 3 - September 25, 2017
In the kick-off pre-heat, eight bakers must show off their decorating skills by creating Halloween candy-filled cookies. For the main heat, it's oozy fun with sublime slime desserts: bakers can make any treat, but it must be filled with a gooey slime that leaks out when cut open!
Ginger Dead House
Season 2 - October 31, 2016
In the final pre-heat, the three remaining bakers must fill a haunted tree with decorated Halloween cookies. For the grand finale, the bakers have just six hours to construct a spooky "ginger dead" house. Special guest Duff Goldman stops by to put a fright into the bakers, then the most impressive house wins one baker the title of Halloween Baking Champion and $25,000!
Season 2 - October 24, 2016
The four remaining bakers connect with the other side, baking up a tomb dessert for the pre-heat. Next, the bakers make a dessert inspired by the colorful artistry and spirit of Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in order to move on to the Halloween Baking Championship finale.
Season 2 - October 17, 2016Things are only getting spookier with just five bakers left in the competition, who must head to the haunted circus for the pre-heat and create a dozen scary clown cake pops. Then, the main heat moves to the freak show, as the bakers make frighteningly strange mash-up desserts.
Cravings From the Grave
Season 2 - October 10, 2016For the pre-heat, mummy's the word as the six remaining bakers are asked to make a Halloween mummy dessert using pre-made pie dough. Next, the bakers must create a candy-stuffed, wicked cake based on a Halloween icon.
Monsters, Monsters, Monsters
Season 2 - October 3, 2016
Nothing says Halloween more than scary monsters, and in the pre-heat, the seven bakers must create creepy bite-sized monster treats. For the main heat, zombies attack as the bakers are faced with whipping up a zombie dessert that makes the judges hungry for a bite.
Finale: Haunted House Party
Season 1 - October 28, 2015
The final four bakers take on a haunted house cake battle for the title of Halloween Baking Champion and the $50,000 grand prize!
Field of Screams
Season 1 - October 21, 2015
Five bakers remain, and the creepy, dangerous donuts they whip up in the first challenge are a sight to be seen. Then, for the main challenge, the bakers dig even deeper into their baking skills with graveyard pumpkin desserts that are to die for. But one baker won't make it out alive.
Season 1 - October 14, 2015
Down to six bakers and it's time for a big, bad, monster mash. The bakers spook the judges with their sculpted scary treats and then mash up flavors and themes to create devilishly delicious desserts! But one baker's creepy concoction doesn't cut it and gets the axe.
Trick or Treats
Season 1 - October 7, 2015
The Halloween Baking Championship has come alive and seven of the country's best bakers compete in the sweetest trick or treat challenge. In the first challenge, the bakers battle it out over the best creepy cupcakes and then kick it up in the second challenge with classic costume desserts.