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 0, Episode 16

Champs: The Avengers

Four champion cake artists will have to suit up and harness their baking superpowers when Marvel's The Avengers fly into the Cake Wars Champs kitchen. It will be a battle to remember as some of the country's best bakers compete for bragging rights and $10,000. Only one champ will smash the competition and take home the ultimate prize! Stephen Wacker, VP of Animation, Development and Current Series at Marvel Entertainment, serves as guest judge.

Sunday
Dec 30
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.

Sunday
Dec 30
4pm | 3c
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
Jan 4
5pm | 4c
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
Jan 4
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Jan 6
3pm | 2c
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
Jan 6
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
Jan 11
5pm | 4c
Season 0, Episode 14

Smurfs: The Lost Village

The Smurfs are about to paint the Cake Wars kitchen blue! Four talented cake artists go to battle for the chance to have their cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the animated movie Smurfs: The Lost Village, but only one will take home $10,000. Kelly Asbury, director of the film, joins the judging panel.

Friday
Jan 11
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Jan 13
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Jan 13
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.

Friday
Jan 18
5pm | 4c
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.

Sunday
Jan 20
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 14

Smurfs: The Lost Village

The Smurfs are about to paint the Cake Wars kitchen blue! Four talented cake artists go to battle for the chance to have their cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the animated movie Smurfs: The Lost Village, but only one will take home $10,000. Kelly Asbury, director of the film, joins the judging panel.

Sunday
Jan 20
4pm | 3c
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
Jan 25
5pm | 4c
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
Jan 27
4pm | 3c
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
Feb 1
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Rose Bowl

It's time for kick-off as Cake Wars celebrates one of the longest-standing traditions of college football, the Rose Bowl game! Four bakers show up for the coin toss, but only one cake can score the game-winning touchdown, earn their way to the party and take home $10,000. Former NFL player and Rose Bowl champion Lawrence Jackson serves as guest judge.

Friday
Feb 1
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Feb 3
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
Feb 8
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Valentine's Day

Love is in the air as Cake Wars celebrates Valentine's Day with something we all love: chocolate! With the help of an expert chocolatier, four bakers put their heart into their cake creations for the chance to be featured as the centerpiece of a romantic Valentine's Day wine tasting and leave with a sweet $10,000 prize. World famous chocolatier Jonathan Grahm joins the judging panel to share his love of the sweet confection!

Friday
Feb 8
5pm | 4c
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
Feb 10
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 5

Valentine's Day

Love is in the air as Cake Wars celebrates Valentine's Day with something we all love: chocolate! With the help of an expert chocolatier, four bakers put their heart into their cake creations for the chance to be featured as the centerpiece of a romantic Valentine's Day wine tasting and leave with a sweet $10,000 prize. World famous chocolatier Jonathan Grahm joins the judging panel to share his love of the sweet confection!

Sunday
Feb 10
4pm | 3c
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
Feb 15
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 12

Paddington

Paddington the Bear is onto his next adventure, bringing his old hat and battered suitcase to visit Cake Wars! Four bakers will battle to have their cake creation at the center of a party celebrating the 90th birthday of Paddington Bear's creator, Michael Bond. R.W. Alley, the illustrator of Paddington, will help choose who wins $10,000.

Friday
Feb 15
5pm | 4c
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.

Sunday
Feb 17
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Rose Bowl

It's time for kick-off as Cake Wars celebrates one of the longest-standing traditions of college football, the Rose Bowl game! Four bakers show up for the coin toss, but only one cake can score the game-winning touchdown, earn their way to the party and take home $10,000. Former NFL player and Rose Bowl champion Lawrence Jackson serves as guest judge.

Sunday
Feb 17
4pm | 3c

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Spiced Iced Hot Chocolate

French Toast Cake Pop

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Pineapple Under the Sea

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Peppermint Tiramisu