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!
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The All-American Rejects

Four returning bakers, all looking a second chance to win Cupcake Wars, will have to hit just the right note if they want to have their cupcakes featured at a VIP party for the platinum selling band, The All-American Rejects.

Wednesday
Feb 8
8pm | 7c
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 4, Episode 9

Year of the Cupcake

The Year of the Dragon is about to begin, as four bakers battle to have their cupcakes at the Los Angeles celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Tuesday
Mar 28
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Going For Gold: ESPYS

Four amazing bakers will have to put their game faces on if they want to have their cupcakes eaten by the biggest names in sports at this year's ESPYS.

Tuesday
Apr 4
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

Matchmaking Party

Four bakers get in the mood in an aphrodisiac inspired cupcake challenge. One baker makes the judges swoon, while another totally turns off Florian and Candace.

Wednesday
Apr 5
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 8

WildAid Save the Tigers

It's going to get wild in the kitchen as four bakers fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a huge celebrity gala honoring animal conservation group WildAid. Actress Minnie Driver judges.

Sunday
Apr 9
2pm | 1c
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 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.

Wednesday
Apr 12
7pm | 6c
Season 5, Episode 7

Derby Dolls

Four bakers try to elbow past the competition for a chance to bring their cupcakes to a party celebrating the Los Angeles Derby Dolls.

Tuesday
Apr 18
12pm | 11c
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.

Sunday
Apr 23
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Apr 30
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 6

Good Cause Cupcakes

An emotional episode has one baker raising awareness for a cause, while the other raises eyebrows with the judges.

Sunday
May 28
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 7

Dodgers Cupcakes

Four cupcake bakers will face off for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a celebration honoring the world renowned LA Dodgers at a VIP party at the stadium.

Friday
Jun 16
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 1

Cupcake Champions: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Kicking off the Champions series, our first four returning bakers will compete against each other for the chance to serve their super hero cupcakes at a VIP party for the most talked about show on Broadway, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark.

Friday
Jun 23
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 2

Cupcake Champions: Madagascar 3

Four former champions are going Hollywood for this episode of Cupcake Wars. They will be competing against each other for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a special VIP party for Madagascar 3.

Friday
Jun 23
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 3

Cupcake Champions: Glee

Our bakers will have to be in perfect pitch if they want to win the chance to serve their champion cupcakes at a cast and crew party for one of the most popular shows on TV, Fox's Glee.

Friday
Jun 23
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 5

Cupcake Champions: Grand Finale

It's the final leg of the Cupcake Champions Series and four bakers will put it all on the line for a chance to be named the ultimate cupcake champion and win $50,000! They will also serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party in New York City celebrating the release of Food Network's Cupcake app.

Friday
Jun 23
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 3

Cupcake Champions: Glee

Our bakers will have to be in perfect pitch if they want to win the chance to serve their champion cupcakes at a cast and crew party for one of the most popular shows on TV, Fox's Glee.

Saturday
Jun 24
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 5

Cupcake Champions: Grand Finale

It's the final leg of the Cupcake Champions Series and four bakers will put it all on the line for a chance to be named the ultimate cupcake champion and win $50,000! They will also serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party in New York City celebrating the release of Food Network's Cupcake app.

Saturday
Jun 24
2am | 1c
Season 4, Episode 9

Year of the Cupcake

The Year of the Dragon is about to begin, as four bakers battle to have their cupcakes at the Los Angeles celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Sunday
Jun 25
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 14

Adam Sandler's Hotel Transylvania

It's going to get scary in the kitchen as four bakers fight for the chance to be featured at a celebrity studded party celebrating the release of Adam Sandler's animated film, Hotel Transylvania.

Sunday
Jun 25
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 4

Magical Cupcakes

Bakers will be trading in their whisks for wands as they duke it out to win the opportunity to have their cupcakes center stage at an exclusive event at the world famous Magic Castle in Los Angeles.

Sunday
Jun 25
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 6

Kate Walsh's Billionaire Boyfriend

Four bakers will compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party celebrating the release of "Private Practice" star Kate Walsh's fragrance, Billionaire Boyfriend. Kate Walsh judges.

Friday
Jun 30
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 3

The Closer 100th Episode

Four returning bakers who all lost previous Cupcake Wars come back to fight for redemption and a place at the 100th Episode celebration of the hit show "The Closer."

Friday
Jun 30
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 1

Fan Favorites

Four all-star bakers, handpicked by the fans, will compete for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a celebrity packed charity gala hosted by guest judge, 'N Sync's Lance Bass.

Friday
Jun 30
8pm | 7c

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