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.

Extra Spoonfuls

The Judges' Web-Only Baking Tips 6 Videos

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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
Jan 1
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Sunday
Jan 8
12:30pm | 11:30c
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 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 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 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 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
Apr 26
5pm | 4c
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
May 17
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Sunday
May 21
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sunday
Sep 17
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Friday
Oct 13
9am | 8c
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
Oct 27
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 17
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Friday
Jan 26
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
Jan 26
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Jan 26
11am | 10c
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
Jan 26
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
Feb 2
10am | 9c
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
Feb 2
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Friday
Feb 2
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Feb 2
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.

Friday
Feb 9
10am | 9c
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
Feb 9
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Feb 9
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 9

Princess Cupcakes

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

Friday
Feb 9
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
Feb 16
10am | 9c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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