While there are plenty of masterful cake makers out there, only few have the skills to win Cake Wars. Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition where four expert bakers go toe-to-toe to see whose mind-blowing cake creation will be the star of a major event, earning them the $10,000 prize. Master pastry chefs and judges Waylynn Lucas and Ron Ben-Israel will determine which cakes are worthy of headlining parties for The Simpsons, The Sound of Music, DC Comics and more! Let the Cake Wars begin.
Season 2, Episode 8

Party Animals

Even hippos love cake, and Cake Wars is celebrating the first birthday of Rosie the baby hippo from the Los Angeles Zoo! Four bakers go to battle for the chance to have their amazing cake creation at the center of this wild birthday party and go home with $10,000. John Lewis, Director of the Los Angeles Zoo, helps determine which baker is king of the jungle!

Sunday
Jun 16
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

The Knot

Today someone's cake is getting whisked off to a wedding. The couple is here and Theknot.com has provided everything for their dream wedding -- except the cake. Which baker will take home the $10,000 and have their cake present when the couple says, "I do?"

Friday
Jun 21
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 8

Girl Scouts

See whose Girl Scout cookie crumbles as four talented cake artists compete to have their cake creation at the center of a massive celebration for the Girl Scouts of the USA, as well as the $10,000 prize. They'll have to impress a real Girl Scout if they want to win the Cake Wars insignia!

Sunday
Jun 23
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 20

Champs: Disney Princesses

It's an adventure for the ages with Cinderella, Ariel, Princess Jasmine, and many more, as four champion bakers battle to have their amazing cake creation as the centerpiece of a party celebrating Disney's Princesses. Four Cake Wars champions go to battle, but only one will remain undefeated and take home $10,000. Brittney Lee, visual artist for Disney Animation, joins as guest judge.

Sunday
Jun 23
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 3

The Knot

Today someone's cake is getting whisked off to a wedding. The couple is here and Theknot.com has provided everything for their dream wedding -- except the cake. Which baker will take home the $10,000 and have their cake present when the couple says, "I do?"

Sunday
Jun 30
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 13

Alice in Wonderland

Cake Wars goes through the looking glass as four amazing bakers put their skills to the test and take on Alice in Wonderland. The bakers go mad as they vie for $10,000 and the chance for their creations to be featured at the 65th Anniversary celebration of the classic Disney animated film. Mike Gabriel, Production Designer and Filmmaker at Disney Animation Studios, joins as special guest judge.

Sunday
Jul 7
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 5

Magic

Grab a hat and wand and prepare to cast a spell as Cake Wars takes on magic! Renowned magician Mat Franco is on hand to help choose which of four amazing bakers will have their cake appear at an amazing party celebrating magic and win $10,000 -- and which will disappear.

Sunday
Jul 7
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 3

Roald Dahl

Beloved icons James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the BFG come to the Cake Wars kitchen to celebrate the 100th birthday of world-famous children's author Roald Dahl. Four bakers will have to put their imaginations into overdrive as they compete to have their cake at the center of this centennial birthday party and take home $10,000. Chloe Dahl, Roald Dahl's granddaughter, steps in as special guest judge.

Friday
Jul 12
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 13

Where's Waldo

Grab your walking sticks and red-and-white striped shirts and get ready for a globe-trotting adventure as Cake Wars takes on Where's Waldo. Four amazing bakers battle it out to have their cake creations at the center of a party celebrating everyone's favorite hard-to-find traveler, Waldo, but only one can win $10,000. Brian Robinson, Dreamworks Animation's head of creative design and development, joins the judging panel.

Friday
Jul 12
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 2

SpongeBob

Get ready for SpongeBob, Gary and tons of underwater fun as four incredible bakers battle to have their amazing cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating SpongeBob SquarePants. Some will sink, some will swim, but only one talented cake artist will take home $10,000. Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob himself, serves as guest judge.

Sunday
Jul 14
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 9

Halo

Get ready for the biggest battle the gaming world has ever seen, as four incredible bakers create action-packed cakes celebrating one of the biggest video games in the world, Halo! Guest judge Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, Microsoft's director of programming, will help determine which cake creation will blast off to the Halo World Championship and take home $10,000.

Sunday
Jul 14
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 6

Trolls

Cake Wars joins Poppy and her friend Branch for an epic adventure, as four bakers go to battle to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the DreamWorks animated movie Trolls! Walt Dohrn and Mike Mitchell, directors of Trolls, serve as special guest judges.

Friday
Jul 19
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 13

Rugrats

Cake Wars gets animated celebrating everyone's favorite babies, the Rugrats! Four incredible bakers will battle it out for the chance to have their cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating Tommy, Chuckie, Spike, Phil, Lil and more, as well as take home $10,000. EG Daily, the voice actress behind The Rugrats' Tommy Pickles, is on hand to help determine a winner.

Friday
Jul 19
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 11

Happy Feet

Put on your dancing shoes and start tapping your toes as Cake Wars celebrates the animated film Happy Feet! Four bakers will compete to have their amazing cake creation at the center of a party with the penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the film. Luke Richmond from the Aquarium of the Pacific takes a seat on the judging panel.

Friday
Jul 26
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 12

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Four master bakers take on Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael in order to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and take home $10,000. Greg Cipes and Mae Whitman, voices of Michelangelo and April O'Neil, join the panel as guest judges.

Friday
Jul 26
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

Everyone's favorite kung fu-fighting panda, Po, is going home for the first time in Kung Fu Panda 3, and they're throwing a massive party to celebrate the release of the new movie. This battle will be legendary, as four bakers compete to impress the directors of the movie, Alessandro Carloni and Jennifer Yuh Nelson, with their cake creations. Only one will win and walk away with $10,000!

Friday
Aug 2
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 2

SpongeBob

Get ready for SpongeBob, Gary and tons of underwater fun as four incredible bakers battle to have their amazing cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating SpongeBob SquarePants. Some will sink, some will swim, but only one talented cake artist will take home $10,000. Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob himself, serves as guest judge.

Friday
Aug 2
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 1

The Simpsons

One of the biggest television families ever is airdropping into Cake Wars -- The Simpsons. They're throwing a huge bash to celebrate their success and one of our cake makers will have their winning creation front and center at the event -- and walk out $10,000 richer. Executive Producer of The Simpsons Matt Selman will help determine which baker wins and which will be left saying "D'oh!?"

Friday
Aug 2
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 1

Powerpuff Girls

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup fly into Cake Wars to celebrate the iconic animated series The Powerpuff Girls! Four bakers will need their own superpowers as they compete to have their amazing cake creation at the center of the party and take home the $10,000 prize. Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li and Natalie Palamides, the voice actresses behind The Powerpuff Girls, serve as guest judges.

Friday
Aug 2
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 7

Shrek

Everyone's favorite ogre is making his way to Cake Wars -- Shrek himself! DreamWorks Animation is throwing a massive party to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the iconic animated film, and Shrek producer Gina Shay is on hand to choose which amazing baker will earn the right to have their cake creation as the centerpiece of the party and win $10,000.

Friday
Aug 2
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 6

Trolls

Cake Wars joins Poppy and her friend Branch for an epic adventure, as four bakers go to battle to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the DreamWorks animated movie Trolls! Walt Dohrn and Mike Mitchell, directors of Trolls, serve as special guest judges.

Friday
Aug 2
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 4

How to Train Your Dragon

It's time for a fire-breathing adventure as four talented breakers unleash their inner dragon and compete to have their amazing cake creation at the center of a party celebrating How to Train Your Dragon. Art Brown and Doug Sloan, executive producers of Dragons: Race to the Edge, serve as guest judges and help choose who will win $10,000 and who will go the way of the Vikings!

Friday
Aug 2
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 12

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Four master bakers take on Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael in order to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and take home $10,000. Greg Cipes and Mae Whitman, voices of Michelangelo and April O'Neil, join the panel as guest judges.

Friday
Aug 2
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 6

Trolls

Cake Wars joins Poppy and her friend Branch for an epic adventure, as four bakers go to battle to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the DreamWorks animated movie Trolls! Walt Dohrn and Mike Mitchell, directors of Trolls, serve as special guest judges.

Saturday
Aug 3
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 4

How to Train Your Dragon

It's time for a fire-breathing adventure as four talented breakers unleash their inner dragon and compete to have their amazing cake creation at the center of a party celebrating How to Train Your Dragon. Art Brown and Doug Sloan, executive producers of Dragons: Race to the Edge, serve as guest judges and help choose who will win $10,000 and who will go the way of the Vikings!

Saturday
Aug 3
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 12

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Four master bakers take on Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael in order to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and take home $10,000. Greg Cipes and Mae Whitman, voices of Michelangelo and April O'Neil, join the panel as guest judges.

Saturday
Aug 3
2am | 1c

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Island Fruitcake with Cinnamon-Rum Cream Cheese Icing

Figgie Fruitcake

Fizzy Peppermint Bark

Dark Chocolate and Earl Grey Pudding

White Chocolate Cake Pops with Peppermint Twist

Fruitcake Cookie Sandwiches

French Toast Cake Pop

Orange Sugar Cookie Sandwiches with Chocolate Rum Ganache

Lemon Sugar Cookie Snowflakes

Brown Butter Financier Fruitcake

Gingerbread Cake Pop

Bold and Spicy Gingerbread Cake Pop

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Sugar Cookies

Sticky Date Toffee Pudding

Snowball Cookies

Chocolate Panforte

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