It is quite suggestive from the name what this show is about, for all the cake lovers out there this is a heaven and for all those people who have been looking for new cooking shows which will, at last, excite you, this is a must-watch. Is it cake is a show that came out recently in the year 2022 and is based on the recent trend which has been very famous for the last couple of years, where people end up baking cakes that quite replicate real objects?
These cakes are made so perfectly, that people often end up confusing which is the real object and which is the cake, and that is what this show is about. There are various chefs as contestants on the show who have been in the baking industry and can replicate cakes like pros, and their skills are judges, not through cooking but by putting them to the test, to identify which is the cake and which is not. The show has received only a single season now and has been a massive hit on the Netflix platform. The winners from each episode of the show receive hefty sums of money and are filled with a lot of laughter and surprising moments. This show will surely make you sit down and guess the correct answers yourself along with the contestants.
The show is being hosted by Mikey day, who surely enhances the essence of the show. Now many of the audience has been asking for more shows like this, so here we are with a list of 10 shows which are just like is it cake and a must-watch for all of you if you are already in love with it cake.
10. Sweet Genius
Many of us are very well familiar with this show name because it is quite famous in its genre, this show was released in the year 2011 and since then we have received a total of 3 seasons, the show has also received a 6.8 IMDb rating which is quite moderate and makes the show a possible watch for an audience who are looking for shows like is it cake. In this show we find the host of the show, famous pastry chef Ron ben Israel, judging four contestant chefs in each episode who are completing for 10000 dollars, they are first given a mandatory ingredient and an inspiration, and after a certain period of cooking a second mandatory ingredient is revealed by the host. This show has been a great opportunity for many chefs and the creations have also impressed many of the viewers out there.
9. Baking Impossible
Now this is a show which is not only meant for food lovers out there but also for engineers because in this shows format there are groups of two contestants, one being a chef and the other being an engineer, they team up and are given 18 hours to make a cake which is quite impossible, and so massive it is that the engineers surely have to burn the heat, the contestants are competing for a huge sum of 100,000 dollars and in each level, the losing team is sent off, whereas the winning team receives an advantage in the next round. This show came out in the year 2021 and has also received a 7.0 IMDb rating which makes the show a complete must-watch for all the audiences out there.
This is another show which can be considered as the master chef for baking, here we find the host and judge of the show, Rosanna pansino giving our bakers new targets each day, and each of them working extremely hard, devoting all their skills and creativity to make the best possible deserts then can to win a good sum of money. Every baker is supposed to fill up their crates with ingredients at the beginning of the episodes and each level has got two divisions the first tier and the second tier. This show has received a 7.2 IMDb rating which is quite impressive and surely worth a watch. The show has received only a single season and came out in the year 2021. If you are interested in knowing new creative ideas about baking, this show is surely for you.
7. Cake Wars
Here comes another extremely competitive and successful show which is a must-watch for all the lovers of cake out there. Cake wars is a tv reality show which came out in the year 2015 and has received a total of 5 seasons along with a 6.2 IMDb rating which is quite moderate. In this show we see each episode to be having contestants competing against each other, in making some very gorgeous and tempting cakes which will not only earn them a good sum of money but also recognition at big social parties. In those shows, we again see ron ban Israel to be one of the hosts and judge along with waylynn Lucas and Jonathan Bennett.
6. Cupcake Wars
Here comes another show which can be considered a brother to cake wars but this time it is not about cakes completely but specifically cupcakes. We have also got contestants here, who are competing for money as well as recognition in some very famous social events. The show made its release in the year 2009 and has received a total of 10 seasons. The show has got levels in each level the contestants have to make a themed cupcake with some unusual ingredients and flavors, however, the last level is the toughest where the bakers have to make a total of 1000 cupcakes displayed, completely identical and out of their creativity.
5. Sugar Rush
Now here we are with a Netflix original series that has received two spin-off series, extra sweet and Christmas. This show came out in the year 2018 and has received a 7.0 IMDb rating which is quite impressive along with a huge fanbase on Netflix. The show is mainly made up of professional baking teams who are competing for a 10,000-dollar price, each level has got three rounds, the first being the cupcake one, the second is the confection one and the last is the cake round. This show is also a great recommendation for the lovers of is it cake.
4. Kids Baking Championship
Now this is a show which is a must-watch for all the baking show lovers and the cake lovers out there, and this time our cakes are not being baked by adult contestants but by kids, however, once we see their creations, we will surely not treat them like kids. This show depicts a lot of creativity and skills on part of the kids and will surely make you drool out at their creations. Here the kids are competing for a 10000-dollar price along with a full kitchen remodel for their houses. The show has received a total of 10 seasons which is completely amazing and came out first in the year 2019. The show has also received a 7.1 IMDb which is quite impressive and makes the show worth a watch for all.
3. The Great British Baking Show
One of the oldest and most famous shows on the list is this one. The great British baking show is a tv reality series that came out in the year 2010 and has received a total of 12 episodes since then. The show has also received an 8.6 IMDb rating which is very impressive. The show is mainly based on the basic elimination format, where amateur chefs are competing against each other to reach the final round. The show is very loved by the audience and the creativity that amateur chefs show is worth a watch. The show has been a great inspiration for many people and many chefs have gained recognition through this show.
2. Ace Of Cakes
Now, this is a show where the format isn’t of any co petition but this show is based on a custom cake shop owner and his day-to-day life events in his profession. The show came out in the year 2006 and has received a total of 10 episodes till now. The show has also received a 7.1 IMDb rating which is quite admirable and makes the show a bit different from other shows on the list, but surely worth a watch for all.
1. Nailed It
Now the final series from the show is “nailed it” which came out in the year 2018 and has received a 7.4 IMDb rating, this show is the closest to “is it cake”. The show has received a total of 6 seasons along with 2-holiday specials where amateur chefs with really bad baking track records try to recreate very detailed cakes from the internet and try to win a 10000-dollar price by competing against all other contestants on the show. The show has got many realistic cake-making trails by the chefs and is quite worth a watch for all the audiences out there.