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|Genre||Food reality television|
|Presented by||Justin Willman|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Running time||44 minutes|
|Original release||October 6, 2021 –|
Baking Impossible is an American cooking competition television series that airs on Netflix, themed around baking and engineering. Each episode presents a cast of contestants with a challenge that combines baking with engineering, often described using the portmanteau "bakineering".
The first season of the series officially premiered on October 6, 2021, with judges Andrew Smyth ("bakineering" specialist), Joanne Chang (baking specialist), and Hakeem Oluseyi (engineering specialist). The show is presented by host Justin Willman.
The contestants compete in pairs, for a grand prize of $100,000. Within each pair, one contestant specializes in baking, and the other specializes in engineering. Prior to the show, none of the pairs of contestants had met before.
Each episode allows the contestant to work for up to 18 hours, after which their creations are stress tested and evaluated by the judges. At the end of each episode, one pair is voted off. The winning team of the episode gets an advantage in the next episode, such as being able to preview the stress test before the other teams, or being able to attempt the stress test more than once.
- Mario and Joey 
- Sierra and Edwin
- Cindy and Taylor
- Steve and Renee
- Brandi and Menuka
- Sara and Rodolfo
- Nina and Hannah
- Vanessa and Shanice
- Randi and Jacob
|No.||Title||Original release date|
|1||"Whatever Floats Your Boat"||October 6, 2021|
Challenge: Create a 2ft long sailboat that is remote-controllable, and must be cake-based and completely edible, other than steering mechanisms. Stress Test: Navigate a water course in 45 seconds.
Winning Team: Cindy and TaylorEliminated Team: Sierra and Edwin
|2||"Off to the Robot Races"||October 6, 2021|
Challenge: Create an edible robot containing a jelly-filled dessert. Stress Test: Navigate an obstacle course, featuring dessert-themed obstacles.
Winning Team: Cindy and TaylorEliminated Team: Nina and Hannah
|3||"Sweet Chain Reactions"||October 6, 2021|
Challenge: Create an edible chain reaction machine, consisting of three simple machines and a large themed dessert. Stress Test: Run the machine uninterrupted, such that it reveals the finale dessert at the end of the chain reaction.
Winning Team: Sara and RodolfoEliminated Team: Vanessa and Shanice
|4||"Fore! The Love of Mini Golf"||October 6, 2021|
Challenge: Create an edible mini golf course. Instead of competing in pairs, the set of contestants competed in two larger teams. Stress Test: The judges needed to be able to play the golf course.
Winning Team: Steve and ReneeEliminated Team: Joey and Mario
|5||"Cake on the Catwalk"||October 6, 2021|
Challenge: Create an edible costume for a human model, containing four confections. The models were previously eliminated contestants. Stress Test: The human model needs to be able to walk a 40ft runway wearing the costume, and the costume must contain the confections for the judges to sample.
Winning Team: Brandi and MenukaEliminated Team: Randi and Jacob
|6||"Baking to New Heights"||October 6, 2021|
Winning Team: Sara and RodolfoEliminated Team: Steve and Renee
|7||"Crash Test Yummy"||October 13, 2021|
Challenge: Create a five foot by eight foot edible car, with two edible safety features and a trunk made of cake. Stress Test: The cars needed to survive a 25 mile per hour crash test simulation, with a dummy passenger.
Winning Team: Cindy and TaylorEliminated Team: Brandi and Menuka
|8||"Bridge to Victory"||October 13, 2021|
Challenge: Create a four foot long moving bridge, with two foot long cake "land masses". Stress Test: The bridges were tested by:
Winning Team: Sara and Rodolfo
Eliminated Team: Cindy and Taylor
|1||Sara and Rodolfo||WIN||WIN||WINNER|
|2||Cindy and Taylor||WIN||WIN||WIN||ELIM|
|3||Brandi and Menuka||WIN||ELIM|
|4||Steve and Renee||WIN||ELIM|
|5||Randi and Jacob||ELIM|
|6||Joey and Mario||ELIM|
|7||Vanessa and Shanice||ELIM|
|8||Nina and Hannah||ELIM|
|9||Sierra and Edwin||ELIM|
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- "Baking Impossible Judges: Andrew Smyth, Joanne Chang & Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi!". Blurred Reality. Retrieved October 11, 2021.
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