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 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.

Friday
Mar 5
11am | 10c
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
Mar 5
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 3

Charlie Brown's All-Stars

Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts gang are headed to Cake Wars to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic special Charlie Brown's All-Stars! Four bakers swing for the fences as they compete to impress guest judge Lindsey Schulz, granddaughter of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz. Who will strike out, and who will win $10,000?

Friday
Mar 12
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Emoji

It's the most expressive episode of Cake Wars ever as four talented cake artists compete to take their cake creation to a party celebrating everyone's favorite little icons... Emoji! Gedeon Maheux, co-founder of Iconfactory, is on hand to choose who will earn a frowny-face and who will earn a smiley-face and take home $10,000.

Friday
Mar 12
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 6

Cobra's Curse

Brace yourself for a hair-raising ancient Egyptian adventure as four bakers battle to have their cake creation at the center of a party celebrating the grand opening of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's newest thrill ride, Cobra's Curse! Brian Morrow, Busch Gardens' VP of Theme Park Experience, serves as special guest judge to help determine which baker will take home the $10,000 prize.

Friday
Mar 19
11am | 10c
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
Mar 19
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 7

Garfield

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.

Friday
Mar 26
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 8

Beauty and the Beast

Be our guest as Cake Wars celebrates a "tale as old as time!" Four bakers go to battle to have their cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the 25th anniversary of the iconic film, Beauty and the Beast, and take home $10,000. Paige O'Hara, the voice of Belle, is on hand to serve as guest judge.

Friday
Mar 26
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 10

Madeline

The bravest little redhead is coming from Paris to Cake Wars! Four amazing cake artists battle to have their cake at the center of a party celebrating Madeline, but only one will journey home with $10,000! Kate Clark, the founder of Yottoy, joins as guest judge.

Friday
Apr 2
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 6

Shark Lagoon

Watch out! These cakes have some serious teeth as Cake Wars takes on the great wonders of the deep: sharks! As the world-famous Aquarium of the Pacific throws a massive celebration for their Shark Lagoon nights, four bakers will take a bite at the chance to make a jaw-dropping cake creation to be the centerpiece of the party. Aquarium staff member Luke Richmond joins the judging panel to choose which baker's cake is fin-tastic enough to win $10,000!

Friday
Apr 2
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 11

Jelly Belly

It's the most colorful and flavor-filled Cake Wars battle ever, as four incredible bakers battle it out to have their cake creation as the centerpiece of a party celebrating Jelly Belly! Four bakers go to war, but only one can take home $10,000. Lisa Rowland Brasher, CEO of Jelly Belly, is on hand to help choose the winner.

Friday
Apr 9
11am | 10c
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
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
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
Apr 16
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 2

Wonder Woman

It's the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman and Cake Wars is joining the party! Four bakers will face the golden Lasso of Truth from our judges, but only one cake will be chosen as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the iconic hero's birthday and take home $10,000. Nicola Scott, Wonder Woman comic book artist, joins the judging panel.

Friday
Apr 16
12pm | 11c
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
Apr 23
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 4

The Addams Family

It's about to get a little creepy and kooky, because Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester and the rest of the Addams Family are on their way to the Cake Wars Kitchen! Four incredible bakers battle to have their amazing cake creations as the centerpiece of the party, but only one will take home $10,000. Kevin Miserocchi, director of the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, joins the panel as guest judge.

Friday
Apr 23
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
Apr 30
11am | 10c
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
Apr 30
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

Transformers

Autobots roll out! Four talented bakers will enter battle, but to take home $10,000, they'll have to create Transformers-themed cakes that are more than meets the eye. Simon Waters, senior vice president of global brand licensing for Hasbro, takes a seat on the judging panel.

Friday
May 7
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 8

Space Jam

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the Looney Tunes gang are headed to Cake Wars to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic basketball movie, Space Jam. Four bakers will battle to have their amazing cake creation at the center of the party, but only one baker will be able to make a slam dunk and win $10,000. Bill Farmer, the voice actor behind Sylvester and Yosemite Sam, joins the panel as guest judge.

Friday
May 7
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 9

Monopoly

Who will pass "go" and collect $10,000 as Cake Wars celebrates the iconic board game, Monopoly? Four bakers will roll the dice before the judges and hope to have their cake be the centerpiece at a party celebrating everyone's favorite board game. Rebecca Hollander, director of the Monopoly brand at Hasbro, is on hand to help choose the winner.

Friday
May 14
11am | 10c
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
May 14
12pm | 11c
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
May 21
11am | 10c
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
May 21
12pm | 11c

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