"We do it all - make it bigger, make it badder, make it awesome! For me, it's all about the cake!" Ace of Cakes
— Duff Goldman, from the opening narration
is a Docu Soap
about Charm City Cakes, a bakery in Baltimore, Maryland that specializes in amazing cakes. The show revolves around the wacky hijinks of the staff, the making of the cakes (each episode revolves around a select few especially complex cakes), and the reactions of the people receiving the cakes.
The show lasted from August, 2006 to February, 2011, for a total of 115 episodes in ten seasons, as the average season lasted less than five months. During its run, it was one of Food Network
's highest rated shows.
This series shows examples of: