Who will take the cake?

One amazing baker will take home the title, $10,000, and share their work in Bake from Scratch Magazine!


People’s choice

Public voting will determine who will share their work in Bake from Scratch magazine, win $10,000, and meet renowned baker, Buddy Valastro.

Critic’s Pick

AZ food critic, Melissa Anaya, will select one qualified baker to join her for a visit to her favorite bakery and appear in Bake from Scratch!


It's time to share your story and take home a cool $10,000 cash.

Bakers Register Here
Guest starring

Buddy Valastro

Buddy Valastro, known as the "Cake Boss," is a beloved pastry chef and TV personality with a passion for crafting awe-inspiring cakes. In addition to having the chance to meet Buddy as the 2023 Greatest Baker, competitors will gain access to an exclusive workshop and Q&A with the Boss himself.

Empowering Home Bakers

Bake from Scratch

Bake from Scratch empowers home bakers to create artisan breads, cakes, pastries, and more. Each issue provides inspiration and education to cultivate your baking skills. The new Greatest Baker will have their work shared among this global baking community.



From decorating to branding, baking up a masterpiece is a journey in itself. Competitors will gain access to exclusive workshops where they will discover insider tips and tricks from the most experienced professionals in the culinary industry.


Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation

We are proud to support The Andrew McDonough Be Positive Foundation through the Greatest Baker competition. In 2022, this impactful campaign provided assistance to over 1,200 families dealing with childhood cancer across the country. Together, we can create a future where no family has to face childhood cancer alone.

Learn more

Previous Winners

Our '22 Greatest Baker

Ginger Gaddi

Ginger is a self-taught baker who turned her sweet dreams into reality after taking the title of Greatest Baker 2022 by launching her own business called Creative Cakes by Ginger.

Our '21 Greatest Baker


Malia created magic every time she stepped into the kitchen. This tough cookie baked her heart out as she battled cancer throughout the 2021 Competition.

Our '20 Greatest Baker


Sandy began fostering her baking skills after receiving an Easy-Bake Oven at 4 years old — it was love at first knead from the moment she created her first batch of cornbread in that childhood oven.

“Never give up on what you love, not only in cooking but also in life.”
2021 Greatest Baker
Malia Jusczyk
2008 - 2023

Are you the next greatest baker?

One talented baker will share their work in Bake from Scratch, win $10,000, and meet renowned baker Buddy Valastro.

Register for Free

Powered by Colossal

Colossal is a global leader in modern giving, offering a unique and powerful alternative method for charities to raise money and awareness for their organizations and the important work they do.

Learn More