Cupcake Wars pits Cupcake vs. Cupcake in Food Network's tastiest competition yet. Each episode, four of LA's top cupcake bakers will face off for a huge prize opportunity. There will be one major event up for grabs (like a movie premiere or a celebrity wedding) and based off of taste and presentation, only one will win the gig. We are about to put on our helmet, pick up our frosting gun and go to battle. The war is on!
Season 7, Episode 8

Cupcakes on Parade

'Tis the season for cupcakes as four bakers compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade in Chicago.

Friday
Dec 14
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 1

Tree Lighting

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at a star-studded holiday tree lighting ceremony in the heart of Hollywood.

Sunday
Dec 23
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 8

Cupcakes on Parade

'Tis the season for cupcakes as four bakers compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade in Chicago.

Sunday
Dec 23
4pm | 3c
Season , Episode

Friday
Dec 28
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 4

Tiffani Thiessen's Birthday Bash

Four returning bakers will be getting a second chance at the winner's title as they battle it out to serve their cupcakes at a birthday party for the star of "White Collar," "90210" and "Saved by the Bell" actress and guest judge Tiffani Thiessen.

Friday
Dec 28
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 9

Kristin Cavallari's Baby Shower

Television star Kristin Cavallari will be expecting great cupcakes as four talented bakers compete to serve their sweet treats at her star-studded baby shower.

Friday
Dec 28
6pm | 5c
Season 9, Episode 1

Jessica Alba: The Honest Company

Four talented cupcake bakers fight to win over special guest judge Jessica Alba, as they face off for $10,000 and the chance to have their all-natural organic cupcakes at the center of a party launching the new headquarters for her brand, The Honest Company.

Friday
Dec 28
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

L.A. Kings

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to have their tasty treats featured at the LA Kings Opening Night Fan Fest to celebrate the start of the new hockey season.

Friday
Jan 4
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 8

The Harlem Globetrotters

Four cupcake makers are going to have to pull out all their baking tricks if they want to win the chance to have their cupcakes center court at a huge fan event for the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. Globetrotter Herbert "Flight Time" Lang serves as the guest judge.

Friday
Jan 4
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 8

I Love Lucy 60th Anniversary

Four cupcake bakers vie for a place at the star-studded celebration of the 60th anniversary of "I Love Lucy."

Friday
Jan 11
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 10

The Young and The Restless

Expect lots of twists and turns in the kitchen when four cupcake makers face off to for the chance to be featured at an exclusive cast and crew party celebrating the 10,000th episode of the classic soap, The Young and the Restless.

Friday
Jan 11
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 6

Work Of Art

Four talented cupcake makers will go head to head in hopes of having their cupcake creations at the center of an exclusive party for the Festival of Arts, where paintings and statues comes to life.

Friday
Jan 18
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 10

Cupcake Love Story

Four bakers compete for their cupcakes to take center stage at a VIP party for the biggest stars of opera.

Friday
Jan 18
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 2

Cowboy Cupcakes

Four bakers try to hang on as they fight for a place at the star-studded party for the Professional Bull Rider's Award Ceremony on the Las Vegas strip.

Friday
Jan 25
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 11

Rock and Roll Cupcakes

The bad boys of Cupcake Wars will return to the kitchen in true rock and roll fashion to compete for the chance to have their cupcakes front and center at a party celebrating the I Heart Radio music festival in Las Vegas.

Friday
Jan 25
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 10

Cupcake Love Story

Four bakers compete for their cupcakes to take center stage at a VIP party for the biggest stars of opera.

Sunday
Jan 27
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 11

Rock and Roll Cupcakes

The bad boys of Cupcake Wars will return to the kitchen in true rock and roll fashion to compete for the chance to have their cupcakes front and center at a party celebrating the I Heart Radio music festival in Las Vegas.

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

Valentine's Day

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at a romantic ocean-side wine tasting for couples, with romance icon, Fabio, as the special guest judge.

Friday
Feb 8
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Four bakers, all husband and wife teams, will have to become ninjas in the kitchen in order to win the battle to serve their cupcakes at a cast and crew party for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series.

Friday
Feb 15
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 3

People's Choice Awards

The viewers will be choosing the ingredients for this special episode of Cupcake Wars where four bakers compete for the opportunity to be front and center at a celebrity packed VIP party for The People's Choice Awards. People's Choice Awards President, Fred Nelson, serves as guest judge.

Friday
Feb 22
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 1

Fan Favorites

Four all-star bakers, handpicked by the fans, will compete for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a celebrity packed charity gala hosted by guest judge, 'N Sync's Lance Bass.

Friday
Feb 22
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 6

Yo Gabba Gabba

The men of Cupcake Wars go to battle as four returning bakers compete for a place at the VIP party for the hit show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live."

Friday
Mar 1
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 6

Yo Gabba Gabba

The men of Cupcake Wars go to battle as four returning bakers compete for a place at the VIP party for the hit show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live."

Sunday
Mar 10
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 2

Mary Poppins

Four bakers will need more than a "Spoonful of Sugar" if they want to win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a cast and crew party for the Los Angeles premiere of the musical "Mary Poppins."

Friday
Mar 15
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 11

Cupcakes 'R' Us

Four imaginative bakers are going to have to unleash their inner child as they compete for the chance to serve their creations at a black tie awards gala for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Toy inventor Nancy Zwiers serves as the guest judge.

Sunday
Mar 17
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 12

Surf's Up!

Surf's up for four amazing bakers who will fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a beachside VIP party for the U.S. Open of Surfing.

Friday
Mar 22
3pm | 2c

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