Cupcake Wars pits Cupcake vs. Cupcake in Food Network's tastiest competition yet. Each episode, four of LA's top cupcake bakers will face off for a huge prize opportunity. There will be one major event up for grabs (like a movie premiere or a celebrity wedding) and based off of taste and presentation, only one will win the gig. We are about to put on our helmet, pick up our frosting gun and go to battle. The war is on!
Season , Episode

Cheerleader Cupcakes

Cupcakes will fly as four competitors fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a huge celebration honoring the country's best cheerleaders.

Sunday
Feb 19
2pm | 1c
Season 0, Episode 12

Celebrity: Matilda

Drake Bell, Lori Greiner, Bob Harper and Heather Morris battle to prove their celebrity cupcake dominance and create show-stopping cupcakes for a party celebrating the wonder and whimsy of Roald Dahl's classic story, Matilda. They'll be eliminated one by one with help from guest judge Chloe Dahl, granddaughter of Roald Dahl, until the last celeb standing walks away with bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity.

Friday
Feb 24
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Rose Parade

Four Cupcake Wars champions set out to prove they're the best of the best as they fight to have their delicious displays featured at the coronation of the 2011 Rose Queen, as well as the special grand prize of being featured in the internationally renowned Rose Parade.

Wednesday
Mar 8
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 13

Renaissance Faire

It's a blast from the past as four cupcake bakers fight for a place at the VIP party for the 50th anniversary of the Renaissance Faire in Los Angeles.

Thursday
Mar 9
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 10

Cupcakes for the Queen

It will be a British Invasion of the sweet kind when four English bakers fight for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party celebrating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

Thursday
Mar 30
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 9

Grammy's

Four Cupcake Wars veterans return to the battlefield for another shot at victory and a chance to serve the music industry's biggest stars at the Grammy's nominee concert.

Tuesday
Apr 4
12pm | 11c
Season 6, Episode 11

A Perfect Match.com

It will be happily ever after for one cupcake maker when they win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a spectacular Match.com wedding event.

Thursday
Apr 6
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 4

Final Cup(cakes)

Four cupcake bakers try to score their way into the celebration of the Major League Soccer Cup Finals.

Sunday
Apr 9
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cupcakes: The Final Frontier

Four out of this world cupcake bakers will fight for the chance to have their tasty treats front and center at a VIP party honoring the first man in space.

Sunday
Apr 9
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 12

Surf's Up!

Surf's up for four amazing bakers who will fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a beachside VIP party for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

Wednesday
Apr 12
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wedding Planner

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured amongst some of the wedding industry's most influential tastemakers, hosted by celebrity wedding planner, Mindy Weiss.

Sunday
Apr 16
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 9

Hollywood Black Film Festival

Four talented cupcake bakers compete to serve their cupcakes to the stars at an exclusive party for the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

Wednesday
Apr 19
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 12

Surf's Up!

Surf's up for four amazing bakers who will fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a beachside VIP party for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

Sunday
Apr 23
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 12

America's Cup-Cake

Four cupcake makers will fight to stay afloat and win the opportunity to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party honoring the oldest trophy race in sports, the America's Cup.

Tuesday
May 2
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 1

George and Ann Lopez Charity Golf Tournament

A golf challenge with comedian George Lopez has some bakers scoring a hole-in-one, while others aren't up to par.

Tuesday
May 2
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Surf's Up!

Surf's up for four amazing bakers who will fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a beachside VIP party for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

Tuesday
May 2
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 4

Tree People

Four creative cupcake bakers go head to head in hopes of having their cupcakes featured at the Tree Peoples' annual Harvest Moon Gala benefiting environmental conservation.

Tuesday
May 2
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 1

Kentucky Derby

It will be a real horse race when four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at the red carpet celebration for the famed Kentucky Derby.

Tuesday
May 2
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 1

Girl Scouts 100th Birthday

Four bakers compete for the ultimate merit badge: their cupcakes at the 100th birthday bash for the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Sunday
May 7
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 13

Star Wars

Four talented bakers will have to use the force if they want to win the chance to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party celebrating the beloved Star Wars franchise.

Sunday
May 7
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 10

Comic Con Cupcakes

Four talented bakers will have to use their super powers if they want a chance to have their delicious display take center stage at Comic-Con's exclusive Masquerade Party.

Sunday
May 7
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Four bakers, all husband and wife teams, will have to become ninjas in the kitchen in order to win the battle to serve their cupcakes at a cast and crew party for the new animated series.

Sunday
May 7
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 9

Hollywood Black Film Festival

Four talented cupcake bakers compete to serve their cupcakes to the stars at an exclusive party for the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

Tuesday
May 9
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Film Festival Faceoff

It's lights, camera, action when the bakers are challenged to use foods found at a movie theater concession stand. Some bakers make blockbusters, while others crash and burn at the box office.

Tuesday
May 9
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 4

Tim Burton Bake-Off

Four artful cupcake bakers will compete for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party celebrating the art of famed movie director, Tim Burton.

Tuesday
May 9
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 5

Wicked

Four cupcake bakers battle for a place at the star-studded party for the Los Angeles opening of the hit Broadway musical 'Wicked.'

Tuesday
May 9
1pm | 12c

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