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 9, Episode 13

Breeders' Cup

It's the mother of all horse races, as four cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the legendary Breeders' Cup World Championships. To get there, they must win over guest judge Bo Derek, iconic actress, model and Breeders' Cup Ambassador. At stake is a $10,000 prize.

Friday
Sep 14
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 1

Girl Scouts 100th Birthday

Four bakers compete for the ultimate merit badge: their cupcakes at the 100th birthday bash for the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Friday
Sep 14
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 13

Breeders' Cup

It's the mother of all horse races, as four cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the legendary Breeders' Cup World Championships. To get there, they must win over guest judge Bo Derek, iconic actress, model and Breeders' Cup Ambassador. At stake is a $10,000 prize.

Saturday
Sep 15
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 1

Girl Scouts 100th Birthday

Four bakers compete for the ultimate merit badge: their cupcakes at the 100th birthday bash for the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Saturday
Sep 15
3am | 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.

Sunday
Sep 16
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 3

Matchmaking Party

Four bakers get in the mood in an aphrodisiac inspired cupcake challenge. One baker makes the judges swoon, while another totally turns off Florian and Candace.

Friday
Sep 21
5pm | 4c
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
Sep 21
6pm | 5c
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
Sep 21
7pm | 6c
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
Sep 21
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 11

A Perfect Match.com

It will be happily ever after for one cupcake maker when they win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a spectacular Match.com wedding event.

Friday
Sep 21
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Sep 22
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 11

A Perfect Match.com

It will be happily ever after for one cupcake maker when they win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a spectacular Match.com wedding event.

Saturday
Sep 22
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 13

Breeders' Cup

It's the mother of all horse races, as four cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the legendary Breeders' Cup World Championships. To get there, they must win over guest judge Bo Derek, iconic actress, model and Breeders' Cup Ambassador. At stake is a $10,000 prize.

Sunday
Sep 23
3pm | 2c
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
Sep 28
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 5

Tony Awards

Four cupcake bakers, who have all won Cupcake Wars in the past, return to the battlefield for another shot at victory and a chance to serve Broadway's brightest at a VIP party for the 65th Annual Tony Awards.

Friday
Sep 28
6pm | 5c
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
Sep 28
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 5

Annie The Musical

The sun will come out tomorrow, but four bakers had better get their cupcakes out faster than that if they want to make it to the great white way! They'll fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a party celebrating the revival of Annie The Musical, with producer Sally Horchow as the guest judge. The winner walks away with $10,000.

Friday
Sep 28
8pm | 7c
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
Sep 28
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 5

Annie The Musical

The sun will come out tomorrow, but four bakers had better get their cupcakes out faster than that if they want to make it to the great white way! They'll fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a party celebrating the revival of Annie The Musical, with producer Sally Horchow as the guest judge. The winner walks away with $10,000.

Saturday
Sep 29
12am | 11c
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!

Saturday
Sep 29
3am | 2c
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.

Sunday
Sep 30
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Oct 5
4pm | 3c
Season 9, Episode 5

Annie The Musical

The sun will come out tomorrow, but four bakers had better get their cupcakes out faster than that if they want to make it to the great white way! They'll fight for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of a party celebrating the revival of Annie The Musical, with producer Sally Horchow as the guest judge. The winner walks away with $10,000.

Sunday
Oct 7
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 2

'Weird Al' Yankovic

It's going to get a little weird in the Cupcake Wars kitchen when four competitors try to bake their way to an exclusive book release party for iconic comedian, and guest judge, "Weird Al" Yankovic.

Friday
Oct 12
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 12

Screamfest

Horror director Eli Roth is special guest judge, as four cupcake bakers try to scare their way into the closing night VIP party for Screamfest at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Friday
Oct 19
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 12

Screamfest

Horror director Eli Roth is special guest judge, as four cupcake bakers try to scare their way into the closing night VIP party for Screamfest at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Saturday
Oct 20
3am | 2c

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