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 1, Episode 9

Princess Cupcakes

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

Wednesday
Jan 4
5pm | 4c
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 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 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 2, Episode 3

Chinese New Year Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with Chinese five spice as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Chinese New Year-themed pie showdown.

Sunday
Feb 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Sunday
Feb 19
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Tropical Island Cakes

Three bakers battle in a speedy elimination round using coconut rum as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a tropical island-themed cake showdown.

Sunday
Feb 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Amusement Park Pies

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

Sunday
Mar 5
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sunday
Mar 5
12pm | 11c
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.

Sunday
Mar 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Mar 15
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Tropical Island Cakes

Three bakers battle in a speedy elimination round using coconut rum as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a tropical island-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Mar 17
10pm | 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.

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

Sunday
Mar 26
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Tropical Island Cakes

Three bakers battle in a speedy elimination round using coconut rum as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a tropical island-themed cake showdown.

Sunday
Mar 26
12pm | 11c
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.

Sunday
Mar 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Wednesday
Mar 29
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 3

Chinese New Year Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with Chinese five spice as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Chinese New Year-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
Mar 29
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Wednesday
Mar 29
5pm | 4c
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
Mar 29
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Tropical Island Cakes

Three bakers battle in a speedy elimination round using coconut rum as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a tropical island-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Mar 29
6pm | 5c
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
Mar 29
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.

Sunday
Apr 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Alien Cupcakes

The bakers first compete in a speedy elimination round with mayonnaise as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an alien-themed cupcake showdown.

Wednesday
Apr 5
4pm | 3c
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
Apr 5
4:30pm | 3:30c
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

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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