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 6

The All-American Rejects

Four returning bakers, all looking a second chance to win Cupcake Wars, will have to hit just the right note if they want to have their cupcakes featured at a VIP party for the platinum selling band, The All-American Rejects.

Thursday
Feb 9
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 9

Celebrity: Josie and the Pussycats

Celebrities Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez, Charlie and Max Carver, Ron Funches, and Katherine McNamara and Emeraude Toubia fight to create show-stopping cupcakes for party celebrating comic book rock icons Josie and the Pussycats. If these stars are looking for VIP treatment, they've come to the wrong place, because they'll be eliminated one by one until the last celeb standing walks away with bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity. Jesse Goldwater, creative consultant for Archie Comics, joins the panel as guest judge.

Friday
Feb 24
6pm | 5c
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.

Tuesday
May 2
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

Rose Bowl

Four talented bakers battle their way to the end zone for a place at the VIP party for the 2012 Rose Bowl.

Sunday
May 14
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 10

Comic Con Cupcakes

Four talented bakers will have to use their super powers if they want a chance to have their delicious display take center stage at Comic-Con's exclusive Masquerade Party.

Tuesday
May 16
12pm | 11c
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."

Tuesday
May 23
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 11

World Series Of Poker

Four gifted bakers will ante up for a chance to have their cupcake creations featured at an exclusive party for the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Friday
Jun 16
9pm | 8c
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.

Saturday
Aug 12
12am | 11c
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
Aug 25
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 10

Miss America

The Miss America Pageant is making its triumphant return to Atlantic City, and four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the action. To get there, they must first win over a special guest judge, reigning Miss America, Mallory Hagan. The winner also walks away with $10,000.

Friday
Oct 13
8pm | 7c
Season 9, Episode 9

Barbie

Barbie is moving to a new dream house, and four extraordinary bakers with a long history of winning Cupcake Wars championships are coming back to battle to get their cupcakes at the center of the festivities! Lisa McKnight, Vice President of Mattel's North American division, is on hand to help determine which baker deserves the $10,000 prize.

Sunday
Apr 1
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

L.A. Auto Show

Four creative cupcake bakers go head to head in hopes of having their delicious displays featured amongst next year's coolest rides at the world-renowned LA Auto Show's exclusive preview night.

Friday
Apr 6
6pm | 5c
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."

Friday
Apr 13
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Ace of Cakes 100th Episode Celebration

Guest judge and noted cupcake skeptic Duff of Ace of Cakes challenges the bakers with wacky ingredients and high expectations.

Friday
Apr 20
5pm | 4c
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
Apr 20
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 4

Tim Burton Bake-Off

Four artful cupcake bakers will compete for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party celebrating the art of famed movie director, Tim Burton.

Friday
Apr 20
7pm | 6c
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
Apr 20
8pm | 7c
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.

Friday
Apr 20
9pm | 8c
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
Apr 20
10pm | 9c
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."

Friday
Apr 20
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Apr 21
12am | 11c
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.

Saturday
Apr 21
1am | 12c
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.

Saturday
Apr 21
2am | 1c
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
Apr 21
3am | 2c
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."

Sunday
Apr 22
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.

Sunday
Apr 22
4pm | 3c

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Red Deliciousness

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