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 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.

Sunday
Feb 9
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Wedding Planner

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

Friday
Feb 14
2pm | 1c
Season 9, Episode 6

L.A. Bridal Bash

Four teams of mother-daughter bakers fight to have their delicious cupcakes at the center of a Los Angeles bridal bash, hosted by legendary high-end wedding planner Kristin Banta. The winner also walks away with $10,000.

Friday
Feb 14
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 12

Match.com

Love is in the air as four bakers battle for the chance to bring their cupcakes to one of Match.com's exclusive Stir Events in Los Angeles. To get there, they must first tackle a difficult taste challenge -- to unite men's favorite foods like cheeseburgers or jalapeno poppers, with women's favorites like chamomile and chocolate covered strawberries, to make a cupcake match made in heaven. The winner will also take home a $10,000 prize.

Friday
Feb 14
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.

Friday
Feb 14
5pm | 4c
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 14
6pm | 5c
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 16
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.

Sunday
Feb 16
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 1

George and Ann Lopez Charity Golf Tournament

A golf challenge with comedian George Lopez has some bakers scoring a hole-in-one, while others aren't up to par.

Friday
Feb 21
2pm | 1c
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
Feb 21
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 12

Saluting the USO

Four returning Cupcake Wars champions come back to prove themselves the best of the best and serve their cupcakes at a black tie gala celebrating the 70th anniversary of the USO.

Friday
Feb 21
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 12

America's Cup-Cake

Four cupcake makers will fight to stay afloat and win the opportunity to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party honoring the oldest trophy race in sports, the America's Cup.

Friday
Feb 21
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 3

Cody Simpson

Mother knows best as four mother-daughter teams compete for the chance to go backstage with pop idol Cody Simpson and serve their cupcakes at an exclusive fan event.

Friday
Feb 21
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 12

San Diego Zoo

The fur will be flying as four bakers fight for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a members only party at the world famous San Diego Zoo.

Sunday
Feb 23
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 10

Comedy Cupcakes

Four bakers are going to have to bring the funny -- and the tasty -- if they want to be front and center at a celebrity packed VIP party for Variety magazine's Power of Comedy. Celebrity Publicist Jennifer Styles serves as the guest judge.

Sunday
Feb 23
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 8

WildAid Save the Tigers

It's going to get wild in the kitchen as four bakers fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a huge celebrity gala honoring animal conservation group WildAid. Actress Minnie Driver judges.

Friday
Feb 28
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 2

Cupcake Champions: Madagascar 3

Four former champions are going Hollywood for this episode of Cupcake Wars. They will be competing against each other for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a special VIP party for Madagascar 3.

Friday
Feb 28
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 3

Cupcake Champions: Glee

Our bakers will have to be in perfect pitch if they want to win the chance to serve their champion cupcakes at a cast and crew party for one of the most popular shows on TV, Fox's Glee.

Friday
Feb 28
4pm | 3c
Season 7, Episode 13

Aloha Cupcakes

Four bakers will have to "lei" it all on the line if they want to win the chance to serve their cupcakes at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival in Oahu.

Friday
Feb 28
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 5

Cupcake Champions: Grand Finale

It's the final leg of the Cupcake Champions Series and four bakers will put it all on the line for a chance to be named the ultimate cupcake champion and win $50,000! They will also serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party in New York City celebrating the release of Food Network's Cupcake app.

Friday
Feb 28
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 0

Hot and Spicy Alma Awards

Cupcake Wars pits Cupcake vs. Cupcake in Food Network's tastiest competition yet. In this episode, four cupcake makers vie to have their treats presented at the Alma Awards. 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!

Friday
Mar 6
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 8

Vintage Cupcakes

It's a cupcake couture challenge when modern ingredients meet the classic cupcake in this vintage-inspired challenge.

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

Bollywood Bake-Off

East will meet West when four gifted cupcake makers compete for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the opening night party for the Indian Film Festival taking place in the heart of Hollywood.

Friday
Mar 6
4pm | 3c
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.

Friday
Mar 6
5pm | 4c
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
Mar 6
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sea World Birthday Bash

The bakers are presented a whale of a challenge when they are told to use seaweed and sea salt in their cupcakes. Who will sink, and who will swim to the top of the competition?

Friday
Mar 13
2pm | 1c

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Daddy Warbucks

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Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

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Fun House in Your Mouth Cupcake

Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache and Marshmallow Frosting

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