Is It Cake? release date, synopsis, cast, celebrity judges, trailer, and more

Is it Cake? S1. Mikey Day in episode 5 of Is it Cake? S1. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022
Is it Cake? S1. Mikey Day in episode 5 of Is it Cake? S1. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022 /

If you adore Netflix cooking shows as much as we do, then you’re certainly going to love Is It Cake?, the streaming platform’s upcoming baking competition series.

Inspired by the hilarious moment in quarantine in which millions were puzzled by cakes that looked too realistic to be true, this 2022 series is nothing short of a fun watch for you and your family. What’s more, the title has tons of faces you and the fam are going to be delighted to see on your screens.

Before you tune in to Is It Cake?, we want to tell you everything to know about this yummy series. Check it out, below.

Is It Cake? release date

Save the date! Is It Cake? is officially coming to Netflix on Friday, Mar. 18 at 3:01 a.m. ET/12:01 a.m. PT!

Is It Cake? synopsis

Is it a real leather boot, or is it a chocolate fudge two-tier cake that looks like a boot? Questions like these are ones you’re definitely going to ask in this series as the show’s entire premise is based on how expert bakers can fool anyone with their unique talent.

The official synopsis via Netflix, here:

"Skilled cake artists create mouthwatering replicas of handbags, sewing machines and more in a mind-bending baking contest inspired by a popular meme."

Is It Cake?
Is it Cake? S1. (L to R) Dessiree Salaverria, Andrew Fuller, Sam Cade, Hemu Basu, Justin Ellen, Nina Maria Charles, Jonny Manganello, April Julian and Steve Weiss of Is it Cake? S1. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022 /

Is It Cake? bakers and host

The show highlights many talented bakers from all over the world, some of which have been in the industry for a long time and some of which are still relatively new.

Check out the list of bakers, pictured above, featured in season 1:

  • Dessiree Salaverria
  • Andrew Fuller
  • Sam Cade
  • Hemu Basu
  • Justin Ellen
  • Nina Maria Charles
  • Jonny Manganello
  • April Julian
  • Steve Weiss

The diverse group of competitors is one of the best aspects of the show so we don’t want to give too much away, but what we can tell you is that Saturday Night Live‘s Michael Day is the host for this spectacular series!

Is It Cake? celebrity judges

There are tons of more familiar faces where that came from! This new series not only has a pretty cool host but also features some amazing celebrities who’ve come to judge these realistic cakes. Is It Cake?’s celebrity judges include:

  • Rebecca Black
  • Brittany Broski
  • Michael Yo
  • King Princess
  • Loni Love
  • Fortune Feimster

And last but not least, Queer Eye‘s Karamo Brown is also slated to be a special guest star.

Is It Cake? trailer

Whether you’re hungry for some cakes or whether you’re itching to see Karamo Brown on your screens once again, this official trailer for Is It Cake? is sure to fulfill all of your greatest needs. See what’s in store for this series in the video below.

Now that you know everything to know about Is It Cake?, all that’s left to do is tune in to this series premiere on Friday, Mar. 18 only on Netflix! You’re going to love it!

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