Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison in the new Hannah Swensen mystery Carrot Cake Murder. (Image: Hallmark Media)

Everyone’s favorite baker-turned-detective Hannah Swensen is back. The latest movie in the series, Carrot Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery, will premiere this weekend.

“Can’t wait to share the latest Hannah installment with you all!!” wrote Sweeney, who stars in the franchise, in an Instagram post featuring a poster from the movie.

Fellow Hallmark star Benjamin Ayres responded in the comments.

“Sweet Tooth Truth Sleuth!” he wrote.

New Hannah Swensen mystery

Fans were thrilled when Sweeney posted a photo from the set of the new mystery in March on Instagram.

“…We can’t wait to enjoy another delicious whodunnit with you all,” she wrote.

Carrot Cake Murder is the seventh movie in the popular series, which is based on the cozy mystery books by Joanne Fluke. The other films include:

Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015)

Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery (2015)

Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery (2016)

Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2017)

Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts (2016)

Sweet Revenge: A Hannah Swensen Mystery (2021)

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Sweeney stars as the owner of a small-town bakery who has a knack for solving mysteries. Cameron Mathison stars as Detective Mike Kingston, Swensen’s fiancé. Barbara Niven plays her mother, Delores.

Carrot Cake Murder

In Carrot Cake Murder, a skeleton is discovered amid the rubble of a building undergoing renovation. Much to the dismay of her fiancé, Detective Mike Kingston, Hannah begins to investigate the case on her own. As she tries to piece together the events that led to the murder and tries to learn the victim’s true identity, Hannah even calls on her mother Delores as she works to bring the killer to justice and uncover the truth.

Canceled series

Fans were relieved to hear that the series is continuing. Hallmark recently canceled another popular mystery series, Murder 101.

Jill Wagner posted a message on Instagram with the news.

“The End,” she wrote. “@polahaha thank you for being such a good friend and partner in this amazing ride. I’m proud of what we created buddy. @robinthomasactor you made being your daughter easy. Thank you for lending your talents to our show. To @prestonvanderslice, the best Robin to my Batman! To all the crews over the years…the show was built on your backs! Thank you!!!”

Mini Hannah Swensen marathon

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries will air two other Hannah Swensen movies in the lead-up to the premiere of Carrot Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery.

Here is a schedule for the evening of Friday, May 19:

5/4c Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts

7/6c Sweet Revenge: A Hannah Swensen Mystery

9/8c Carrot Cake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery

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