New Netflix Show 'Nailed It' Was Made for Everyone Who Ever Ruined a Cake

Most of us, I'm sure, can identify with epic kitchen fails. I mean, who hasn't forgotten to set the oven timer or realized that they didn't have the key ingredient after starting to mix things up?

And if you've ever tried to recreate some intricate, beautiful dessert you saw on Instagram or Pinterest--I'm looking at you, unicorn cake--only to find that it's not that easy, then you're going to be a huge fan of the new Netflix original series, Nailed It.

In a different kind of baking competition, each episode of Nailed It will feature three home bakers with a "terrible track record" attempting to re-create edible masterpieces. From the new trailer for the show, it looks like we're in for some wonderful, and completely relatable, epic fails.

The part reality TV, part cooking show capitalizes on the Pinterest trend where bakers post images of their failed attempts at creating elaborate cakes and use "Nailed It!" as the caption.

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The amateur bakers will compete for a $10,000 prize. It's unclear if the prize will be for the baker that best re-creates the dessert in question, or judges will take into account grace under (oven) fire or best failure.

The show is hosted by comedian Nicole Byer and chocolatier Jacques Torres, who both look like they're having a good time. While the show could easily go the way of poking fun at the contestant's failures, it looks more like Byer and Torres are laughing with all the contestants, not at them.

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Rotating guest judges, including cake designer Sylvia Weinstock and pastry chef Zac Young (who does the best face palm in the trailer), help determine the best of each round.

We won't have long to wait until we find out if any of these bakers can redeem themselves from kitchen failure: All six episodes of the new baking competition will be available for streaming on Netflix starting March 9.

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