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 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
Nov 19
1pm | 12c
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
Nov 19
2pm | 1c
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
Nov 19
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 4

Funny Or Die

It's time to laugh out loud as four cupcake bakers try to take their cupcakes viral at a VIP party for FunnyOrDie.com.

Friday
Nov 19
4pm | 3c
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
Nov 26
1pm | 12c
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
Nov 26
2pm | 1c
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.

Friday
Nov 26
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 4

Magical Cupcakes

Bakers will be trading in their whisks for wands as they duke it out to win the opportunity to have their cupcakes center stage at an exclusive event at the world famous Magic Castle in Los Angeles.

Friday
Nov 26
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 13

Taylor Dayne's 80s Party

It's going to be, like, totally awesome when four bakers go back in time and battle it out for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a VIP kid's birthday party for 80s pop music icon, and guest judge, Taylor Dayne.

Friday
Dec 3
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 1

Cupcake Champions: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Kicking off the Champions series, our first four returning bakers will compete against each other for the chance to serve their super hero cupcakes at a VIP party for the most talked about show on Broadway, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark.

Friday
Dec 3
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
Dec 3
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
Dec 3
4pm | 3c
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
Dec 3
5pm | 4c
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
Dec 10
1pm | 12c
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
Dec 10
2pm | 1c
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
Dec 10
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.

Friday
Dec 10
4pm | 3c
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
Dec 10
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 1

The Nutcracker

Four talented bakers compete to have their cupcakes at the opening night party for the New York City Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker.

Friday
Dec 17
1pm | 12c
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
Dec 17
2pm | 1c
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.

Friday
Dec 17
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Ace of Cakes 100th Episode Celebration

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

Friday
Dec 31
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Dec 31
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 6

American Music Awards

Four returning Cupcake Wars champions fight to present their cupcakes to music's biggest celebrities at the after party for the American Music Awards.

Friday
Dec 31
1pm | 12c
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
Jan 7
11am | 10c
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
Jan 7
12pm | 11c

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcake, Vanilla Chantilly and Crumble

Princess Annie

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"Priceless" Cupcakes

Mayan Macaroon Cupcakes

Banana Cupcake with Spiced White Chocolate Glaze

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Something Old and Something Blue

Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting and Chocolate Fudge Filling

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Peach Mimosa Cupcakes with Champagne Meringue

Nostalgic Popping Candy Cupcakes

Blue Velvet, Blackberry Curd, and Blackberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

The Fearless Vampire Killer Cupcake

Winning Recipe Raspberry Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Karloff Biscoff Cupcake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Ultimate Dude Cupcakes

Cannoli Cupcakes

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