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 , Episode

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.

Thursday
Feb 9
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 9

Celebrity: Josie and the Pussycats

Celebrities Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez, Charlie and Max Carver, Ron Funches, and Katherine McNamara and Emeraude Toubia fight to create show-stopping cupcakes for party celebrating comic book rock icons Josie and the Pussycats. If these stars are looking for VIP treatment, they've come to the wrong place, because they'll be eliminated one by one until the last celeb standing walks away with bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity. Jesse Goldwater, creative consultant for Archie Comics, joins the panel as guest judge.

Friday
Feb 24
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode

Celebrity: Cupcakes in Space

It's an all-star cupcake showdown as celebrities Greer Grammar, Maria Menounos, AJ Michalka and Tamera Mowry battle it out to prove that their cupcakes reign supreme. These four stars will have to shine bright to have their cupcakes featured at a galactic blowout celebrating the end of astronaut Scott Kelly's one-year mission in orbit, the longest in history! Bobak Ferdowski from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is on hand to choose which celebrity wins bragging rights and a donation to their charity of choice.

Friday
Feb 24
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 10

Celebrity: Medieval Cupcakes

Four celebrity bakers are about to get medieval, as Yvette Nicole Brown, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Carson Kressley and Vanessa Marano battle to prove that their cupcakes reign supreme. In this winner-take-all battle, they compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 30th anniversary of Medieval Times, with special judging help from Medieval Times cast members Lou Klein and Julie McCurdie!

Friday
Feb 24
11pm | 10c
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 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 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 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 4, Episode 7

Rose Bowl

Four talented bakers battle their way to the end zone for a place at the VIP party for the 2012 Rose Bowl.

Sunday
May 14
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
May 16
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hard Rock

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to have their tasty treats on display at the Hard Rock Cafe's Pinktober concert event, featuring music legend and breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge.

Thursday
May 18
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 4

Funny Or Die

It's time to laugh out loud as four cupcake bakers try to take their cupcakes viral at a VIP party for FunnyOrDie.com.

Sunday
May 21
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 10

The Young and The Restless

Expect lots of twists and turns in the kitchen when four cupcake makers face off to for the chance to be featured at an exclusive cast and crew party celebrating the 10,000th episode of the classic soap, The Young and the Restless.

Tuesday
May 23
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 8

I Love Lucy 60th Anniversary

Four cupcake bakers vie for a place at the star-studded celebration of the 60th anniversary of "I Love Lucy."

Tuesday
May 23
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
May 23
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

Rose Bowl

Four talented bakers battle their way to the end zone for a place at the VIP party for the 2012 Rose Bowl.

Tuesday
May 23
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Bollywood Bake-Off

East will meet West when four gifted cupcake makers compete for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the opening night party for the Indian Film Festival taking place in the heart of Hollywood.

Wednesday
May 24
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 12

AFI Young Hollywood

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to rub elbows with some of the hottest stars of the silver screen and have their cupcakes featured at the American Film Institute's Young Hollywood Party.

Wednesday
May 24
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Walk of Fame

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes take center stage as the legends of film, television and radio celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Wednesday
May 24
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 12

AFI Young Hollywood

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to rub elbows with some of the hottest stars of the silver screen and have their cupcakes featured at the American Film Institute's Young Hollywood Party.

Thursday
May 25
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Walk of Fame

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes take center stage as the legends of film, television and radio celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Thursday
May 25
1am | 12c
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 7, Episode 11

Rock and Roll Cupcakes

The bad boys of Cupcake Wars will return to the kitchen in true rock and roll fashion to compete for the chance to have their cupcakes front and center at a party celebrating the I Heart Radio music festival in Las Vegas.

Sunday
May 28
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hard Rock

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to have their tasty treats on display at the Hard Rock Cafe's Pinktober concert event, featuring music legend and breast cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge.

Sunday
May 28
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 9

The King of Cupcakes

A whole lotta shakin' will be going on in the kitchen as four cupcake makers fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party in Memphis celebrating The King, Elvis Presley.

Sunday
May 28
4pm | 3c

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All Cupcake Wars Recipes

Apple Nutmeg Pine Nut Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

Coconut Orange Chardonnay Cupcakes

Pumpkin Pie Cupcake, Vanilla Chantilly and Crumble

Winning Recipe Raspberry Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Brown Butter Buttercream

24 Karrot Gold Cupcakes

Sesame Chestnut Mountain Cupcakes (Chestnut Caramel Cake with Black Sesame Cream and Chestnut Cream Frosting with Black and White Sesame Chopsticks)

Stilton Cheese, Pear and Toasted Walnut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Cucumber Dill Topping

Tomato Soup Cupcakes, Cream Cheese Frosting

Celebratory Chocolate Beer Cupcakes

Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes filled with Chocolate Fudge Cookie Bar and Marshmallow Meringue Frosting

Nostalgic Popping Candy Cupcakes

Pink Grapefruit Cupcakes with Guava Truffle Cookies and Rosewater Frosting

Peach Cobbler, Miel De Nuez, Brown Streusel Cupcakes

Blue Velvet, Blackberry Curd, and Blackberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Espresso Dark Brownie Cupcakes, Peanut Butter Fudge Frosting

Beer and Sauerkraut Fudge Cupcakes, Beer Frosting

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting

Fan Favorite Triple Berry Cheesecake Cupcakes with Sour Cream Glaze, Mixed Berry Compote, Fresh Whipped Cream, Graham Cracker Crust

The Absurdist (Fruit and Cheese Platter Cupcakes)

Winning Cupcake The King of Cupcakes (Elvis)

Salted Caramel Cupcake

Working Blue Cupcakes: Ginger Cupcakes with Peach Filling and Blueberry Frosting

Chocolate Caramel Toffee Cupcake

Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcake

Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache and Marshmallow Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes with Blueberry Compote Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting