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 3, Episode 7


The one and only Garfield brings his birthday smile and big appetite to Cake Wars! Four incredible cake artists compete to have their creations at the center of a party celebrating everyone's favorite lasagna-obsessed cat, as well as take home $10,000. Gregg Berger, the voice of Odie on The Garfield Show, steps in as guest judge.

May 3
8pm | 7c
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?"

May 11
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7


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.

May 27
2am | 1c
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.

Jun 3
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Sesame Street

Big Bird and the whole crew are making their way from Sesame Street to Cake Wars! Four talented cake makers compete to have their creation at the center of an epic party celebrating the latest season of Sesame Street. Helping to choose who wins the $10,000 prize are Carol-Lynn Parente, Executive Producer of Sesame Street, and of course, the ever-qualified Cookie Monster himself!

Jun 4
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 10

Willy Wonka

It's the 45th Anniversary of the all-time classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Cake Wars is coming to the party. Four bakers will compete to have their scrumdiddlyumptious cake creation at the center of this epic event, but only one will walk away with the golden ticket and $10,000. Actor Paris Themmen, who played Mike Teevee in movie, serves as guest judge!

Jun 4
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 2

DC Comics

Batman, Aquaman, Superman, Wonder Woman and many more are coming to Cake Wars as DC Comics is looking for the best cake maker to create a centerpiece for their celebration. It'll be two harrowing rounds to see who will win the $10,000 and take their jaw dropping cake creation to the event. Judges Ron-Ben Israel and Waylynn Lucas will be joined by Dan DiDio, Geoff Johns and Jim Lee, senior executives and comic book artists for DC Comics.

Jun 30
10pm | 9c
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.

Jul 21
10pm | 9c
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!

Jul 28
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 12

Christmas: Ultimate Christmas Front Yard

It's all come down to the epic final battle of Cake Wars: Christmas! The final two teams made up of an expert cake artist, sugar sculptor and master food carver go to battle to create an amazing, edible Rudolph's Christmas Card. Then, in the winners-take-all final round, they'll face the monumental task of creating the ultimate Christmas front yard. Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi steps in as special guest judge, and when the gingerbread dust settles, one team will jingle all the way home with $50,000.

Dec 22
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Hello Kitty

She's cute, iconic and world famous. And only one baker's breathtaking cake creation will be worthy enough to attend the celebration for the launch of Hello Kitty's North American Tour. Actress Katherine McNamara guest judges the cute cakes made as the bakers battle to the bitter end.

Feb 17
5pm | 4c
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!

Feb 17
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 6


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.

Feb 17
9pm | 8c

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All Cake Wars Recipes

White Vanilla Bean Cake with Balsamic Strawberry and Mascarpone Filling

Strawberry Shortcake

Fruitcake Cookie Sandwiches

Bold and Spicy Gingerbread Cake Pop

Eggnog Tres Leches Cake Pops: Eggnog Three Milks Cake Pops

Peppermint Tiramisu

Figgie Fruitcake

Vanilla Bean Cake

Mont Blanc

Snowman Sugar Cookies

Almond Lingonberry Cake

Peppermint Bonbons

Cinnamon-Apple Bread Pudding

Gingerbread Cake Pop

Fizzy Peppermint Bark

Tropical Jaconde

Chocolate Mud Cake with Orange Marmalade and Chocolate-Orange Buttercream

Chocolate Panforte

Toasted Coconut Cake

Red and Blue Velvet Cake

Cream Puffs with RumChata Chantilly Cream

Island Fruitcake with Cinnamon-Rum Cream Cheese Icing

Cinnamon-Spiced Jaconde Biscuit

Dark Chocolate Cake

Gingerbread Kid'Tini

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Dulce de Leche, Chocolate Fudge Filling and Chile Pepper Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Chocolate Hazelnut Decadence Cake Pop