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 0, Episode 7

Celebrity: Cheerleader Cupcakes

It's time to "Go! Fight! Win!" as Perez Hilton, Audrina Patridge, Lea Thompson and Nick Young battle for cupcake dominance and compete to have their cupcakes at the center of a party celebrating the nation's champion cheerleaders and their coaches. Kristine Cather, director of marketing for the United Spirit Association, will help decide which celebrity takes home bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity.

Saturday
Jun 29
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 12

Celebrity: Matilda

Drake Bell, Lori Greiner, Bob Harper and Heather Morris battle to prove their celebrity cupcake dominance and create show-stopping cupcakes for a party celebrating the wonder and whimsy of Roald Dahl's classic story, Matilda. They'll be eliminated one by one with help from guest judge Chloe Dahl, granddaughter of Roald Dahl, until the last celeb standing walks away with bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity.

Saturday
Jun 29
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 8

Celebrity: Hello Cupcakes

It's time for cute overload as Shawn Johnson, NeNe Leakes, Lamorne Morris and Johnny Weir wage a celebrity cupcake battle royale for the chance to have their creations at the center of a massive party celebrating Hello Kitty, the globally-beloved icon of fashion and friendship. Fashion designer Betsey Johnson serves as guest judge in this winner-take-all battle, as the last celeb standing walks away with a donation to their favorite charity.

Saturday
Jun 29
2am | 1c
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.

Sunday
Jun 30
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 1

Kentucky Derby

It will be a real horse race when four talented cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their delicious displays featured at the red carpet celebration for the famed Kentucky Derby.

Friday
Jul 5
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Jul 5
4pm | 3c
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
Jul 5
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 5

Wicked

Four cupcake bakers battle for a place at the star-studded party for the Los Angeles opening of the hit Broadway musical 'Wicked.'

Friday
Jul 12
6pm | 5c
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
Jul 12
7pm | 6c
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
Jul 19
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Jul 19
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 9

Going For Gold: ESPYS

Four amazing bakers will have to put their game faces on if they want to have their cupcakes eaten by the biggest names in sports at this year's ESPYS.

Sunday
Jul 21
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 3

WWE SummerSlam

The bad girls of cupcake wars battle to win the hearts of special guest judges, WWE Diva's Alicia Fox and Layla. At stake is a chance to bring their cupcakes to WWE's SummerSlam, as well as a $10,000 prize.

Sunday
Jul 21
4pm | 3c
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
Jul 26
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 4

The Wizard of Oz

There's no place like home as four cupcake bakers face off for the chance to celebrate the re-release of The Wizard of Oz and the $10,000 prize. The guest judge is legendary film critic, Leonard Maltin.

Friday
Jul 26
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 11

Country Music Awards

Cupcakes go country as four returning bakers, who all lost in previous Cupcake Wars, come back to battle for redemption and a place at the star-studded after party for the Country Music Awards.

Sunday
Jul 28
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Jul 28
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Aug 4
3pm | 2c
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.

Sunday
Aug 4
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
Aug 9
3pm | 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 9
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 4

Tree People

Four creative cupcake bakers go head to head in hopes of having their cupcakes featured at the Tree Peoples' annual Harvest Moon Gala benefiting environmental conservation.

Friday
Aug 9
5pm | 4c
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
Aug 9
6pm | 5c
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
Aug 9
7pm | 6c
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
Aug 16
3pm | 2c
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
Aug 16
4pm | 3c

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Apple-Spice Cupcakes with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Almond Cake with Fig Filling and Maple Buttercream

Wheat Germ and Ginger, Wasabi Cream, and Tuna Creme Fraiche Cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes with Blueberry Compote Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Kiwi Cupcake

Espresso Dark Brownie Cupcakes, Peanut Butter Fudge Frosting

Rolling Stones Brown Sugar Cupcake with Coconut Custard Filling, Spiced Rum Frosting and Cracked Brown Sugar Brittle

Rich Chocolate Caramel Cupcake

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

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

Lavender Tangerine Dream Cupcakes

Ultimate Dude Cupcakes

Celebratory Chocolate Beer Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Brown Butter Buttercream

Tall, Dark, and Handsome Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

Mayan Macaroon Cupcakes

Passion Fruit Cupcakes with Avocado Buttercream Frosting

Pulled Pork and Sweet Corn Country Cupcakes

Absinthe, Almond, Black Currant and Cherry Cupcakes with Poppy Seeds

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