Two young women waitressing at diner, street-smart Max and daughter of arrested millionaire Caroline, team up to open their own cupcake business if they raise enough money.
Max and Caroline manages to reopen their cupcake shop.
And the Soft Opening
A legendary British rock star dies in front of the girls store.
And the Kickstarter
Caroline tries to make some money on the Kickstarter, but she’s not planning on investing them in the business.
And the Kitty Kitty Spank Spank
Max and Caroline temporarily take in a stray cat, only to learn after releasing it that someone else has been looking for it.
And the Group Head
Max and Caroline get a cappuccino machine for their business, but their inability to operate it leads them to get a job at Starbucks.
And the Cronuts
Seeing the success of cronuts, and fearing that they may displace cupcakes in popularity, Max and Caroline attempt to add them to their menu.
And the Piece of Sheet
Caroline’s gift of new sheets to Max goes awry when she gives Max’s childhood pillowcase to charity.
And the Girlfriend Experience
Han is in trouble when his mother is about to visit - he sent her a photo of a prostitute lying that she is his girlfriend.
And the "It" Hole
Caroline is anxious for a date with a surfer guy, but for the first time ever she was stood up.
And the Pastry Porn
Caroline convinces Max to apply to the Manhattan School of Pastry.
And the First Day of School
On her first day of pastry school, Max befriends the class-clown, while Caroline hopes to impress Max’s instructor.
And the Life After Death
Caroline finds the obituary of her childhood nanny in the paper.
And the French Kiss
Caroline enjoys a blossoming romance with her boss at the pastry school until she makes an unsettling discovery about him.
And the Big But
Max realizes while studying for a test with Deke that their friendship may be something stronger. Meanwhile, Caroline is bothered by her continued strong feelings for Chef Nicholas, despite finding out that he’s married.
And the Dumpster Sex
When Deke takes Max to his place after a great first date, his "home" is nothing like she expected. Meanwhile, Caroline feels empowered – then scared for her life – after having a shady car towed from the front of their cupcake window.
And the Icing on the Cake
Caroline discovers that Deke comes from a wealthy family, which complicates Max’s relationship with him.
And the ATM
Max rebuffs Deke’s efforts to show her that his wealth should not change how she sees him.
And the Married Man Sleepover
Nicholas’s wife gives Caroline permission to sleep with him via Skype, putting Caroline in a difficult situation as she no longer has any excuses not to. Max and Deke contemplate whether to take their relationship to the next level and start using contraceptives regularly.
And the Near Death Experience
Nicholas tells Caroline he intends to leave his wife for her, and that she is coming to New York so he can tell her personally. Caroline’s efforts to break off the relationship grow more desperate.
And the Kilt Trip
Caroline goes out with Max and the diner gang who want to get wild and crazy at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
And the Not Broke Parents
When Nicholas returns to France with his wife, the pastry school is shut down. Deke offers to buy it but needs to get the money from his parents. When Deke asks Caroline and Max to join him and his parents for a dinner, his mother shares a secret with Max.
And the Wedding Cake Cake Cake
Three days before her wedding, a customer at the cupcake stand (Lindsay Lohan) hires the girls to do a new wedding cake for her. However, she regularly changes her mind about what she wants and doesn’t want.
And the New Lease on Life
When Max and Caroline learn the lease on their rent-controlled apartment needs to be renewed, they have to find the original tenant, as their names are not on the lease. They find the tenant, Lester (Hal Linden), at a retirement community. He goes to his old apartment and signs a new four-year lease, then refuses to leave until the girls convince Sophie to have sex with him. Sophie staunchly declines, prompting Max and Caroline to choose between moving out or having sex with Lester.
And the Free Money
Caroline’s love for horse racing gets out of hand when she and Max go to a racetrack as guests of Sophie’s new bookie boyfriend. The two girls initially turn $200 into $600, but Caroline bets on more races to run up debts of $3,000. Things get worse when Sophie breaks up with the bookie, forcing Earl to briefly end his self-imposed moratorium on gambling in order to get Caroline out of the hole.
And the First Degree
Caroline discovers that Max only needs to make up a final exam in American History to earn her high school diploma. She helps Max study for it, and the two take a bus trip to Max’s old school in Rhode Island for the test. At graduation, the two girls attempt to contact Max’s mother.