New Zealand’s Hottest Home Baker celebrates New Zealand’s love affair with home baking. The series features eight top amateur home bakers from across New Zealand competing each week to test their baking skills. From cupcakes, pies and pavlovas, to baking and decorating the perfect cake, each episode holds a fresh and delicious challenge for the contestants testing their versatility and inventiveness baking against the clock. Avid bakers, our contestants were chosen from hundreds of applications from across the country. Each brings their own signature baking dish to the show, as well as their unique style of baking and personality! And all are determined to bake their hearts out to win a $20,000 prize package and the title of New Zealand’s Hottest Home Baker. They may be the best in their kitchen at home, but are they the best in New Zealand?