Sugar Showdown is a fun and intense competition series that celebrates all things sweet and delicious. Three expert bakers enter the Sugar Showdown studio and compete in episodes that feature cakes, pies, cupcakes or donuts. First, the competitors must make their best dessert incorporating one mystery ingredient. After three distinguished judges eliminate one competitor, the finalists must make creations based on a theme. One baker will be crowned the champion, winning bragging rights and $10,000.

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Season 1, Episode 5

Cocktail Party Cupcakes

The two bakers who compete for $10,000 in a cocktail-party themed cupcake showdown must first take on balsamic vinegar in the elimination round.

Sunday
Jan 8
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 9

Kids Chocolate Factory Cakes

Three amazing kid bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using fudge as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in this chocolate factory-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 11
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 7

It's a Small World Pies

Bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with mini marshmallows as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a pie showdown themed around "It's a Small World."

Wednesday
Jan 25
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 11

Tailgate Pies

Three bakers must use peanuts in the elimination round in order to make it to the $10,000 tailgate-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 25
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Baseball Donuts

Three donut makers have to successfully incorporate mint in their elimination round dishes, in order to make it to the baseball-themed donut showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 8
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 12

Playground Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with the famous afterschool snack ants-on-a-log as the mystery ingredient. The two finalists compete for $10,000 in a playground-themed pie showdown.

Saturday
Feb 25
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 3

Beach Party Cakes

The baker who walks away with today's $10,000 prize will first have to conquer sour cherries in the elimination round and the beach party-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Apr 5
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 8

Picnic Cupcakes

Following an elimination round with lemonade as the mystery ingredient, the two finalists compete for $10,000 in a picnic-themed cupcake showdown.

Wednesday
Apr 26
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amusement Park Pies

Bakers take on lavender in the elimination round, and an amusement park theme in the pie showdown.

Wednesday
May 3
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

The bakers face nutmeg in the elimination round before taking on the garden-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
May 10
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 12

Playground Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with the famous afterschool snack ants-on-a-log as the mystery ingredient. The two finalists compete for $10,000 in a playground-themed pie showdown.

Sunday
Jun 11
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Kids Hide-and-Seek Cupcakes

Talented kid bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with pink peppercorns as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a special hide-and-seek-themed kids cupcake showdown.

Friday
Sep 29
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Winter Wonderland Cakes

Bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with saffron as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a winter wonderland-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Nov 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Barnyard Donuts

Before making it to the barnyard-themed donut showdown, three bakers first compete in the speedy elimination round with zucchini as their mystery ingredient.

Friday
Nov 24
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 11

Tailgate Pies

Three bakers must use peanuts in the elimination round in order to make it to the $10,000 tailgate-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Nov 24
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Holiday Stocking Stuffers Donuts

Holiday bakers compete in an elimination round where they must incorporate a gingerbread house into their donuts. The two most successful donutmakers will compete in a stocking stuffers-themed showdown. The winner takes home $10,000 and advances to the Holiday Championship Finale.

Friday
Nov 24
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 14

Holiday Winter Wonderland Pies

Holiday bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with hot chocolate as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 and a spot in the Holiday Championship Finale, in a winter wonderland-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Nov 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

St. Patrick's Day Donuts

Donut makers take on pineapple in their speedy elimination round before competing for the $10,000 prize in a St. Patrick's Day-themed donut showdown.

Friday
Dec 1
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 7

Wedding Cakes

In order to go home with the $10,000 prize, the bakers must take on cheese curds in the elimination round and a wedding theme in the cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 1
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 16

Holiday Finale: Night Before Christmas Cakes

The best holiday bakers of donuts, pies and cupcakes compete in the Holiday Championship Finale, first using eggnog in the elimination round. The last two standing compete for a total of $20,000 and the title of Holiday Champion in a night before Christmas-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 1
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Harvest Donuts

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using cranberries. Then, the two finalists compete for $10,000 in a harvest-themed donut showdown.

Friday
Dec 1
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 15

Holiday Toy Shop Cupcakes

There's one more spot in the Holiday Championship Finale, and in order to get there, bakers first must get through the elimination round using candy canes in their cupcakes. The final two compete in a toy shop-themed cupcake showdown for $10,000.

Friday
Dec 8
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

Fall Fair Pies

In the elimination round, the bakers compete against time while using thyme. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a fall fair-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Dec 8
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

It's a Small World Pies

Bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with mini marshmallows as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a pie showdown themed around "It's a Small World."

Friday
Dec 8
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 6

Into the Woods Cakes

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using maple syrup as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an into the woods-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 8
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Holiday Stocking Stuffers Donuts

Holiday bakers compete in an elimination round where they must incorporate a gingerbread house into their donuts. The two most successful donutmakers will compete in a stocking stuffers-themed showdown. The winner takes home $10,000 and advances to the Holiday Championship Finale.

Saturday
Dec 9
6pm | 5c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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