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 5, Episode 5

Rock of Ages

Get ready to rock as four cupcake bakers battle to take the stage at the Los Angeles opening of the Broadway smash hit "Rock of Ages."

Tuesday
Apr 11
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 7

Rose Parade

Four Cupcake Wars champions set out to prove they're the best of the best as they fight to have their delicious displays featured at the coronation of the 2011 Rose Queen, as well as the special grand prize of being featured in the internationally renowned Rose Parade.

Tuesday
May 23
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 12

AFI Young Hollywood

Four gifted cupcake bakers battle for the chance to rub elbows with some of the hottest stars of the silver screen and have their cupcakes featured at the American Film Institute's Young Hollywood Party.

Wednesday
May 24
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 2

Cirque Du Soleil

Four creative cupcake bakers go head to head in hopes of having their cupcakes featured at Cirque Du Soleil's album release party for the new Las Vegas spectacular "Viva Elvis."

Saturday
Jul 22
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 3

Cupcakes: The Final Frontier

Four out of this world cupcake bakers will fight for the chance to have their tasty treats front and center at a VIP party honoring the first man in space.

Friday
Aug 18
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 7

Cheerleader Cupcakes

Cupcakes will fly as four competitors fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a huge celebration honoring the country's best cheerleaders.

Friday
Sep 29
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 9

Hollywood Black Film Festival

Four talented cupcake bakers compete to serve their cupcakes to the stars at an exclusive party for the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

Friday
Oct 6
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 13

Jennette McCurdy Country Cupcakes

Four talented bakers will vie for the chance to have their cupcake creations take center stage at an exclusive party celebrating the record release for iCarly and country music star Jennette McCurdy.

Friday
Oct 6
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 3

Cupcake Couture

Cupcakes meet high fashion as four talented bakers vie for a place at a VIP celebration for Vanessa and Angela Simmons' Pastry Shoes.

Friday
Nov 10
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 5

Kids vs. Adults: DC Comics Superhero Girls

It's a cupcake showdown packed with a massive shocking twist as two unsuspecting adult bakers discover that they've been pitted against two child cupcake prodigies as they compete have their cupcakes featured at a party celebrating the DC Super Hero Girls. These junior bakers might be too young to drive, but they've got the baking skills to take down any adult, and guest judges Ashley Eckstein and Shea Fontana from DC Super Hero Girls will help choose the last baker standing and award the $10,000 prize.

Saturday
Dec 30
9pm | 8c
Season 9, Episode 2

Marilyn Monroe's 60th

Four returning cupcake bakers, who have previously gone home empty-handed, go to war for the chance to bring their cupcakes to a huge event honoring the 60th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's hand prints at the world-famous TCL Chinese Theater. They'll have to impress guest judge Nick Woodhouse, President of Marilyn Monroe's estate, if they want to walk away with $10,000.

Saturday
Feb 10
1am | 12c
Season 9, Episode 7

Hanson

Four cupcake bakers fight to the finish for the chance at having their cupcakes at a concert and after party for the band Hanson and a $10,000 prize. To get there, they must win over three special guest judges: Isaac, Zac and Taylor Hanson!

Friday
Feb 23
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 13

Jennette McCurdy Country Cupcakes

Four talented bakers will vie for the chance to have their cupcake creations take center stage at an exclusive party celebrating the record release for iCarly and country music star Jennette McCurdy.

Friday
Mar 30
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

Survival of the Fittest

It's survival of the fittest when the bakers try to prevent their cupcakes from becoming extinct in a challenge that gets wild in the kitchen.

Friday
Apr 27
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 8

L.A. Marathon

It's a race to the finish line as four cupcake bakers fight for a place at a VIP party celebrating the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon.

Friday
Apr 27
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wedding Planner

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured amongst some of the wedding industry's most influential tastemakers, hosted by celebrity wedding planner, Mindy Weiss.

Friday
Apr 27
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 13

Vegan Bake-Off

In the first ever Cupcake Wars all-vegan showdown, four vegan bakers fight to have their cupcakes at the opening day celebration for the inaugural Los Angeles Green Festival.

Friday
Apr 27
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 3

Cupcake Couture

Cupcakes meet high fashion as four talented bakers vie for a place at a VIP celebration for Vanessa and Angela Simmons' Pastry Shoes.

Friday
Apr 27
9pm | 8c
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
Apr 27
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 11

Walk of Fame

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes take center stage as the legends of film, television and radio celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Friday
Apr 27
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 13

Vegan Bake-Off

In the first ever Cupcake Wars all-vegan showdown, four vegan bakers fight to have their cupcakes at the opening day celebration for the inaugural Los Angeles Green Festival.

Saturday
Apr 28
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 3

Cupcake Couture

Cupcakes meet high fashion as four talented bakers vie for a place at a VIP celebration for Vanessa and Angela Simmons' Pastry Shoes.

Saturday
Apr 28
1am | 12c
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.

Saturday
Apr 28
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 11

Walk of Fame

Four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes take center stage as the legends of film, television and radio celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Saturday
Apr 28
3am | 2c
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.

Sunday
Apr 29
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tony Hawk

Four cupcake bakers try to skate their way into the Tony Hawk Foundation's celebrity event in Las Vegas.

Sunday
Apr 29
4pm | 3c

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Princess Annie

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Rocky Beer Float Cupcake

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