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.

Season 2 Premiere 20:01

Bakers compete using basil as a mystery ingredient. The last two standing face-off for $10,000 in a Viva Italia-themed donut showdown.

Extra Spoonfuls

The Judges' Web-Only Baking Tips 6 Videos

The judges roll out their best advice for novice and expert bakers alike.
Bake Like a Pro

Web Series: Sweetnr

What happens when desserts start using dating apps? Crazy dessert mash-ups happen.
The Cheesecakesicle and More
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
Dec 14
6pm | 5c
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.

Saturday
Dec 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
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 24
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

Breakfast in Bed Cakes

Baking couples compete in a speedy elimination round using grapefruit as the mystery ingredient. The last two teams left compete for $10,000 in a breakfast in bed-themed cake showdown.

Saturday
Dec 24
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Viva Italia Donuts

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using basil as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Viva Italia-themed donut showdown.

Tuesday
Dec 27
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Wednesday
Dec 28
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Spring Cakes

Three bakers compete in an elimination round using beets, two make it to the spring-themed cake showdown, and one will walk away $10,000 richer.

Wednesday
Jan 4
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 11
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 18
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jan 24
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Feb 1
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
Feb 1
6:30pm | 5:30c
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
Feb 10
4pm | 3c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 22
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 13

Rock and Roll Cupcakes

Bakers tackle grapefruit in the elimination round before competing for the $10,000 prize in a rock and roll-themed cupcake showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 22
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 22
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 9

Princess Cupcakes

Bakers take on figs in the elimination round and a princess theme in the $10,000 cupcake showdown.

Saturday
Feb 25
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amusement Park Pies

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

Saturday
Feb 25
5:30pm | 4:30c
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 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.

Saturday
Feb 25
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 25
7pm | 6c
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."

Saturday
Feb 25
7:30pm | 6:30c
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.

Saturday
Feb 25
8pm | 7c
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.

Saturday
Feb 25
8:30pm | 7:30c
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.

Sunday
Feb 26
12am | 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.

Sunday
Feb 26
12:30am | 11:30c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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