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.

Watch Now: Special Episodes

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Four champions return to take on the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss.
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
Apr 12
4pm | 3c
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?

Sunday
Apr 19
3pm | 2c
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!

Sunday
Apr 19
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Apr 26
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Apr 26
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
May 3
10am | 9c
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
May 3
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
May 10
10am | 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.

Sunday
May 10
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
May 17
10am | 9c
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.

Sunday
May 17
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
May 24
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 2

Dr. Seuss

Everyone from the Cat in the Hat to Thing 1 and Thing 2 are coming to Cake Wars for a huge Dr. Seuss celebration in honor of the new book "What Pet Should I Get?" Only one master cake artist will have their creation at the center of the party and walk away with $10,000, but to win, they'll have to impress guest judge Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, and work faster than you can say "one cake, two cake, red cake, blue cake!"

Sunday
May 24
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 4

Minecraft

One of the biggest video games of all time is coming to Cake Wars -- Minecraft! They're throwing a huge party to celebrate this smash hit, and Brand Director for Minecraft, Lydia Winters, is on hand to help the judges choose which baker will have their winning cake creation as the centerpiece of the big event and walk out $10,000 richer.

Sunday
May 31
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 1

Star Wars

Cake Wars takes on one of the biggest adventures in the galaxy... Star Wars! One of the four talented cake makers will have their winning creation front and center at a huge bash celebrating Disney's newest Star Wars video game -- and walk out $10,000 richer. Vice President of Development for Disney Infinity, John Vignocchi, joins the judging panel to help determine who will win and whose cake will succumb to the dark side.

Sunday
May 31
11am | 10c
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!

Sunday
Jun 7
10am | 9c
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.

Sunday
Jun 7
11am | 10c
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 14
3pm | 2c
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!

Sunday
Jun 14
4pm | 3c
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!

Sunday
Jun 21
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 11

Archie

Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica and the whole gang are headed for Cake Wars, as four master cake artists battle to have their creations at the center of a party celebrating 75 years of the iconic comic book. Special judge Jon Goldwater, CEO of Archie Comics, is on hand to see whose cake best illustrates the essence of the comic and deserves the $10,000 prize!

Sunday
Jun 21
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
Jun 28
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 12

Dinosaurs

It's a Cake War that's 65 million years in the making, as four phenomenal cake artists battle to capture dinosaurs in cake form. Only one baker will have their creation as the centerpiece of a gigantic party and walk away with $10,000, while the rest will be left in the past! Jesse Daniel from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County joins the judging panel to determine which dino cake soars above the rest.

Sunday
Jun 28
4pm | 3c

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All Cake Wars Recipes

Snowman Sugar Cookies

Maple-Chocolate Pudding

Rainbow Sherbet Cake

Snowball Cookies

Lemon Cake with Blueberry Compote

S'mores Cake

Banana Cake

French Toast Cake Pop

Buttery Pistachio Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream and Blackberry Compote

Island Fruitcake with Cinnamon-Rum Cream Cheese Icing

Chocolate Cake with Cookies-and-Milk Mousse Filling

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Buttercream

Cranberry-Citrus Macarons

Cinnamon-Apple Bread Pudding

Peppermint Tiramisu

White Chocolate Cake with Raspberry and Chocolate Ganache Fillings and Buttercream Icing

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

Gingerbread Kid'Tini

Vanilla Bean Buttermilk Cake

Spiced Iced Hot Chocolate

Trail Mix Cake