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 10

Celebrity: Medieval Cupcakes

Four celebrity bakers are about to get medieval, as Yvette Nicole Brown, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Carson Kressley and Vanessa Marano battle to prove that their cupcakes reign supreme. In this winner-take-all battle, they compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 30th anniversary of Medieval Times, with special judging help from Medieval Times cast members Lou Klein and Julie McCurdie!

Saturday
Feb 25
3am | 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.

Sunday
Apr 16
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.

Wednesday
May 24
7pm | 6c
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.

Friday
Jun 30
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 7

Cosmic Cupcakes

Expect out of this world creations when four bakers compete for the chance to launch their cupcakes into the stratosphere at a black tie gala celebrating the arrival of Space Shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles. California Science Center curator, Dr. Kenneth Phillips, serves as the guest judge.

Friday
Aug 4
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 9

Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer

Four vegan competitors will battle it out for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party for iconic television star -- and guest judge -- Fran Drescher's charity, Cancer Schmancer.

Friday
Aug 18
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 7

Angry Birds

Cupcakes will fly as four competitors fight for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a huge kickoff party for the Angry Birds Space app in Seattle.

Friday
Sep 15
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 8

Miss USA

Four gifted cupcake makers will compete to be crowned the winner and have their cupcake creations take center stage at a huge party celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas.

Saturday
Oct 14
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 3

Cupcake Couture

Cupcakes meet high fashion as four talented bakers vie for a place at a VIP celebration for Vanessa and Angela Simmons' Pastry Shoes.

Saturday
Nov 11
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 7

Dodgers Cupcakes

Four cupcake bakers will face off for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a celebration honoring the world renowned LA Dodgers at a VIP party at the stadium.

Friday
Jan 26
5pm | 4c
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
May 18
8pm | 7c
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
Jun 22
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 1

Fan Favorites

Four all-star bakers, handpicked by the fans, will compete for the chance to serve their cupcakes at a celebrity packed charity gala hosted by guest judge, 'N Sync's Lance Bass.

Friday
Jun 29
8pm | 7c
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
Jul 20
5pm | 4c
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 20
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 7

Derby Dolls

Four bakers try to elbow past the competition for a chance to bring their cupcakes to a party celebrating the Los Angeles Derby Dolls.

Friday
Jul 20
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 11

Celebrity: Twister

It's an all-star cupcake showdown as Coolio, Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig, Antonio Sabato, Jr. and Molly Sims compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic game Twister! Only one celebrity can win the bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity. Jen Boswinkel, senior director of marketing for gaming at Hasbro, serves as guest judge.

Friday
Jul 20
8pm | 7c
Season 0, Episode 10

Celebrity: Medieval Cupcakes

Four celebrity bakers are about to get medieval, as Yvette Nicole Brown, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Carson Kressley and Vanessa Marano battle to prove that their cupcakes reign supreme. In this winner-take-all battle, they compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 30th anniversary of Medieval Times, with special judging help from Medieval Times cast members Lou Klein and Julie McCurdie!

Friday
Jul 20
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 11

Celebrity: Twister

It's an all-star cupcake showdown as Coolio, Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig, Antonio Sabato, Jr. and Molly Sims compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic game Twister! Only one celebrity can win the bragging rights and a donation to their favorite charity. Jen Boswinkel, senior director of marketing for gaming at Hasbro, serves as guest judge.

Saturday
Jul 21
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 10

Celebrity: Medieval Cupcakes

Four celebrity bakers are about to get medieval, as Yvette Nicole Brown, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Carson Kressley and Vanessa Marano battle to prove that their cupcakes reign supreme. In this winner-take-all battle, they compete to have their cupcakes featured at a blowout party celebrating the 30th anniversary of Medieval Times, with special judging help from Medieval Times cast members Lou Klein and Julie McCurdie!

Saturday
Jul 21
3am | 2c
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.

Sunday
Jul 22
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 10

Cupcakes for the Queen

It will be a British Invasion of the sweet kind when four English bakers fight for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at an exclusive party celebrating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

Friday
Jul 27
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 6

Kate Walsh's Billionaire Boyfriend

Four bakers will compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party celebrating the release of "Private Practice" star Kate Walsh's fragrance, Billionaire Boyfriend. Kate Walsh judges.

Friday
Jul 27
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Jul 27
7pm | 6c
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.

Friday
Jul 27
8pm | 7c
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 27
11pm | 10c

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