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List of the best Cake Boss episodes, as determined by voters like you. Cake Boss is an American reality television show centering on the operations of Carlo's bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Cake Boss episodes of all time are. Fans of Cake Boss are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. List ranges from Undead, Unclothed, and Unhappy Mama to Doves, Ducks, and Delicacies, plus much more. What is the best Cake Boss episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Colorful Characters and Christ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Colorful Characters and Christmas Costumes Dec 07 2009 Buddy and his crew create a holiday-themed cake for drag queen Miss Richfield 1981; Buddy is begged by cousin Anthony and Stretch to let them deliver a cake to a party full of women, but the ...more

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Gator Bite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Gator Bite Dec 30 2013 A 14-foot, 800-pound replica of Mighty Mike; a pageant cake; a long journey to Israel.

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Second Anniversary, Surgery an... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Second Anniversary, Surgery and St. Paddy Apr 11 2011 Buddy undergoes surgery for his hernia; in his absence, he had Mauro take over making the cakes. Mauro's first assignment -- making a second anniversary cake for a gay couple, who previously had ...more

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Down the Drain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Down the Drain Jan 27 2014 A weird cake for a boyfriend who is like a human garbage disposal; a tow truck wedding cake; Anthony's mistakes.

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Sizing, Sleeping Stretch, and ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Sizing, Sleeping Stretch, and Sesame Street Jan 18 2010 A special cake is created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street.

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A Princess, a Pirate and a Per... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
A Princess, a Pirate and a Perplexing Arch Jun 28 2010 Buddy is feeling the pressure when Mary, his toughest critic, ask him to make a pirate-theme cake for her twins' birthday party. Also, an over-the-top cake is made for a casino opening.

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Leaning, Lobsters and Lectures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Leaning, Lobsters and Lectures Aug 10 2009 Buddy has to channel his inner-Italian to create a Leaning Tower of Pisa wedding cake. Then, he gets into hot water when he must pull together a show stopping lobster bake-themed cake at the ...more

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Pizza, Poochies and Pop-in-Law is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Pizza, Poochies and Pop-in-Law Nov 23 2009 An over-the-top space-themed cake is created for a local planetarium. Later the guys go golfing to find inspiration for a golf-tournament cake.

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Cake Boss: Baby Special is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Cake Boss: Baby Special Mar 06 2011 Valentine's Day is one of the busiest days of the year for Carlo's Bakery, but as Lisa's due date nears, can the bakery cope without Buddy? Buddy makes a special cake for the baby shower -- a ...more

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Governor, Giant Lisa & Good-by... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Governor, Giant Lisa & Good-bye Mama May 31 2010 In the third season premiere, Buddy and his team are called on to make a special cake for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s inauguration ball. Buddy also decides to surprise his wife Lisa by ...more

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Tournament of Knights and a Ta... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Tournament of Knights and a Tasty Tiramisu Jun 14 2010 Buddy's Italian speaking skills are put to the test as he has to make an authentic tiramisu for a client who has family visiting from Italy. In addition, a knight comes to the bakery to ask for ...more

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A Battleship, Ballet & Burning... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
A Battleship, Ballet & Burning! Nov 09 2009 General Buddy and his team of cake soldiers really want to impress their client this week when they create a massive cake for the US Air Force. The guys get their groove on while making a ...more

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Roses, Romance, & a Romeo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Roses, Romance, & a Romeo Jun 07 2010 After a unique cake consultation, Buddy has to find a way to make several cakes for fourteen couples getting married on Valentine’s Day; Cousin Anthony requests a special valentine dessert for ...more

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Best of Cake Boss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 2 Episode 19: In this special episode, Buddy counts down his top five favorite cakes and re-lives some of the most memorable moments from the past two seasons.

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Undead, Unclothed, Unhappy Mom... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 1 Episode 6: Buddy is thrown out of his comfort zone when he's asked to make a zombie cake for a couple of undead clients. This week the team also has to make an erotic bachelorette cake for some wild women. It's all fun and games until Mama finds out!

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Taj Mahal and Prom Proposal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 13 Episode 10: An Indian couple asks for an exact replica of the Taj Mahal, but the intricate design may be more than Buddy and his team can handle. Grace helps a couple of boys ask their girlfriends to prom with an over-the-top surprise 'Promposal' cake.

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Creeps, Carvings, and Coffins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 13 Episode 13: It's Halloween in Hoboken and the cakes are getting creepy at Carlo's Bake Shop! The team heads to a haunted house for inspiration. Plus, professional pumpkin carvers want one of their amazing Jack-O-Lanterns replicated in cake.

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From Russia with Cake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 8: Two demanding Russian restauranteurs ask Buddy to make a cake recreation of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. Meanwhile, Buddy's sisters stage an intervention between Next Great Baker 3 enemies Paul and Ashley.

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A Big Bumblebee & A Bossy Grac... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
A Big Bumblebee & A Bossy Grace Jun 20 2011 Buddy is asked to create a giant Bumblebee cake to help promote the blockbuster movie Transformers 3 and the all new Camaro that will be on display at the New York Auto Show. Meanwhile, Grace is ...more

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Biplane, Bridezilla, and Busti... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 1 Episode 5: Buddy agrees to make a charity bi-plane cake for a local hospital and an unreasonable Bridezilla makes everyone's life difficult after the bakery crew makes a cake that she's not pleased with. Stretch plots revenge against Buddy with unexpected results.

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Glow in the Dark Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 9: Buddy is asked to do the impossible when two fashionistas order a glow-in-the-dark zombie cake for a fashion show. Meanwhile at Ridgewood, a family asks Buddy for a specialty cake on the spot, but with limited supplies, will he be able to come through?

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Cake Smash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 3: Buddy makes a life-size wedding dress cake for a local bridal shop, and the owners are giving away a free wedding dress to the bride who can find the golden coin hidden inside the cake. Later, Buddy creates colorful cakes for a cake smash photo shoot.

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Hair Raising is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 13: A client asks Buddy to make her an unusual cake -- one that grows a mustache! Will he be up for the challenge? Meanwhile, he faces his toughest critics -- his family - when he attempts to make the perfect First Communion cake for his son Buddy Jr.

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Fire and Ice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 12: Ashley challenges Buddy to a head-to-head cake challenge when the bakery gets an order for a fire and ice cake. And a survivor of a subway construction accident makes a special request for Buddy to make a cake thanking the many heroes that saved his life.

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Sugary Slopes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 4: Buddy must create a massive ski mountain cake with a working chairlift and have it delivered to the top of a mountain. And Ashley's Next Great Baker 3 nemesis Paul returns after he loses everything in Hurricane Sandy. Will a ski race end their feud?

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Rebuilds & Raw Fish is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 5: Buddy and his team are making a cake to raise money for hurricane relief in Hoboken, that is if they can spell everything right on the cake! Later, Buddy makes a sushi boat cake for a local Japanese restaurant.

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Easter Basket Case is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 11: It's Easter and Buddy and the family are put to the test for their busiest Easter yet, managing two bakeries. Meanwhile, Buddy creates a massive Easter basket cake for a local charity. And Momma returns home for a visit and an all important checkup.

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Snowed Out is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 7: After months of hard work on the new Carlo's Bakery, a blizzard threatens to delay the grand opening. Meanwhile, Mary takes a cake order for an action figure volcano cake and needs Ralph's help to lead the design. Will Ralph save the day?

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Muscles and Marriage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 10: It's time to flex! This week Buddy builds a life-size cake for a female bodybuilder and is pumping up the flavors as an extra bonus. Meanwhile, Mauro goes undercover to help with a surprise marriage proposal at the bakery.

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Buttercream Submarine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 14: Buddy is asked to create a submarine cake for the U. S. Navy Submarine Ball, but can he make this stealthy submarine pop or will it fall flat to the bottom of the ocean? Meanwhile, Mauro is asked to make a very special Bat Mitzvah cake.

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Camp Carlo's is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 15: To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of a summer camp for kids, Buddy has his hands full when he is asked to make a cake that pops out from inside another cake! And, Buddy makes a cake for a dodgeball team celebrating their latest victory.

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Fiery Competition is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 11: Buddy celebrates Joe's firefighter promotion by making a firetruck and burning building cake. The team makes a Bocce themed cake for a charity tournament. The bakery's pride is on the line as the team is challenged to compete.

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Biceps and Birthdays is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 10: Buddy rolls up his sleeves and shows off his muscles when he must make a cake for a family of professional arm wrestlers. And, Mauro and his kids plan a surprise romantic birthday celebration for Madeline inside the bakery.

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Icing the Cake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 9: Buddy is making a goalie cake for the National Hockey League Draft, which will be delivered on live television. Buddy re-creates a wedding cake for a couple celebrating 50 years of marriage. Momma, returns from Israel with news about her health.

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Sicilian Samurai is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 7: Buddy creates a samurai cake for the 50th Anniversary of a New York martial arts school. Also, Buddy makes a patriotic cake for the Mayor of Jersey City. When things get stressful at work, he turns the decorating room into a sumo-wrestling ring!

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Carlo's Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 6: This week Buddy saddles up to create a giant cake-- a cowboy riding a horse for a professional rodeo association. Also, a couple who are surprising their families with an impromptu wedding asks Buddy to make them a cake for their top-secret celebration.

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Next Great Bride is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 5: Next Great Baker Ashley is getting married, and Buddy is making the wedding cake and groom's cake. Sounds like an easy order except her vision for the cakes includes taxidermy animals and ping-pong! Will Buddy be able to deliver the cake of her dreams.

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Pimp My Cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 4: Buddy gets an order for a Low Rider car cake that really bounces! An event promoter wants a Coliseum cake for a Roman costume party, which means Buddy and his team need to dress the part too. Later, Buddy and the team take a yoga class, Hoboken-style.

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Viva Cake Boss is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 3: Buddy makes a Cinco De Mayo cake for a local mariachi band's fiesta. Later, a local salon requests a spa inspired cake to celebrate their grand opening and the sisters and wife Lisa get makeovers in the process. But will the results wow the crowd?

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On the Road Again is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 2: Buddy gets an order for Willie Nelson's 80th birthday cake and the famiglia can't wait to meet him-- until Buddy realizes he has a prior commitment with his wife Lisa on the same night! Also Buddy creates a birthday cake for his daughter Sofia's birthday.

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Momma's Birthday Surprise is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 16: Buddy joins the Habitat for Humanity's Rebuild Atlantic City Project and makes a special cake in the process. And to celebrate Momma's 65th birthday, the family has a special video prepared and a bigger announcement that could change Momma's life.

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Up, Up & Away is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 10 Episode 12: Buddy makes a cake that has to be delivered in a hot air balloon! Tensions are high in the baking room as Cousin Anthony questions Buddy's authority. Momma put her hopes into a trip to Israel for an important step in her treatment for her ALS.

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Welcome Back Robin! is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 2: Buddy is asked to create a special cake for Good Morning America's Robin Roberts! But can Buddy deliver a cake that will wow Robin and millions of viewers? Plus Mauro, makes a cake for a spinning instructor who wants to honor his mentor.

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Hurricane Sandy Strikes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 9 Episode 1: Days after Hurricane Sandy, Buddy and the crew return to Carlo's to assess the devestation it's left behind. With no electricity and clients who still need cake orders, the team will have to work their decorating magic in near darkness, but for how long?

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Ugly Feet and a Fiesta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 8 Episode 2: Celebrity couple Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza commission Buddy to make them a one of kind wedding cake and get it to their ceremony in Mexico! Can Buddy deliver? Meanwhile, a local spa orders a cake for a Men's Ugly Foot Contest.

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A Golden Opportunity is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 8 Episode 1: Buddy is given 24-hrs to create a cake for legendary actress and comedienne Betty White. This "golden" opportunity turns serious when Buddy reveals the cake has to be a life-size replica of Betty! Meanwhile, the family learns more of Momma's condition.

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A Bittersweet Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 7 Episode 16: A crisis rocks the Valastro family when Buddy's Mama returns to celebrate the Easter holiday in Hoboken: Mama has been diagnosed with a serious illness. To lift Mama's spirits and the rest of the family, Buddy decides to make a special one-of-a-kind cake.

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Cakes On a Plane is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 7 Episode 15: A Carlo's creation goes higher than ever before when a team of skydivers decides to take a cake with them during a jump-- and eat it as they fall. Then Buddy makes a cake for his niece Tessy, who just won first prize in a writing competition.

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New Deli, New Design is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 7 Episode 14: It's a busy week when Buddy makes a special deli case cake for a family friend. Meanwhile, his sisters request a special cake to celebrate three first communions. And Mary's confidence grows as she takes on more consultations at Lackawanna.

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Silly Seuss & Surprise! is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cake Boss Episodes
Season 7 Episode 10: One cake, two cakes. Cat cake, hat cake! Watch Buddy make a Dr. Suess cake using gears and levers that won't break. Then, the family tries to surprise Buddy himself, but tricking the king of Carlo's won't be easy.