Spring Baking Championship, Season 5 On Food Network is around the corner and it looks to build on its best season yet with eight new one-hour episodes. The series will be hosted by Clinton Kelly as 10 new bakers look to win over Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Lorraine Pascale for the title and prize.
The season premiere of the show will have the bakers creating spring animal-themed donuts for the pre-heat and the main heat has them designing watercolor cakes featuring spring fruits and vegetables. In other episodes during the season we will see the bakers trying their hand at blue ribbon-worthy rhubarb pies, marshmallow desserts in honor of Easter as well as a first ever Spring Baking Championship Spelling Bee. Not to worry as the spelling bee with have the bakers making colorful cream tart words that make you think of spring.
Spring Baking Championship, Season 5 will premiere on Monday, March 18th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network.
Hit primetime culinary competition Spring Baking Championship returns for a new season on Monday, March 18th at 9pm ET/PT on Food Network. The series netted its highest-rated season-to-date last year, delivering a .9 P25-54 and 1.3 W25-54 L3 rating, and was seen by nearly 7.5 million viewers. This season, over eight one-hour episodes, host and lifestyle expert Clinton Kelly tests the resolve of 10 talented bakers to create extraordinary baked treats that must impress returning judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Lorraine Pascale, to earn the coveted title of Spring Baking Champion and walk away with the $25,000 grand prize! But to rise to the top, the bakers must survive two demanding rounds of spring-themed challenges in each episode that push their baking skills to the limit, with the judges determining which competitors go home and who will be victorious.
“Viewers love the seasonal baking competitions, and Spring Baking Championship saw series-high ratings last year. With challenges drawing on spring themes and celebrations, the artistry and craftsmanship of the competitors never fails to wow audiences year after year with their incredible takes on the thematic challenges, and this season will not disappoint,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network. “Add to that, Clinton Kelly’s charismatic personality and lifestyle expertise, and it is the perfect combination to showcase the bakers amazing and decadent seasonal delights.”
Spring Baking Championship, Season 5 will feature the following contestants: Tracey Marionneaux, Jordan Kanouse, Cory Barrett, Karina Rivera, Kevin Dillmon, Jessica Colvin, Riccardo Menicucci, Marqessa Gesualdi, Saber Rejbi and Kendra Stephens.