Sugar Showdown is a fun and intense competition series that celebrates all things sweet and delicious. Three expert bakers enter the Sugar Showdown studio and compete in episodes that feature cakes, pies, cupcakes or donuts. First, the competitors must make their best dessert incorporating one mystery ingredient. After three distinguished judges eliminate one competitor, the finalists must make creations based on a theme. One baker will be crowned the champion, winning bragging rights and $10,000.

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Season 2, Episode 14

Holiday Winter Wonderland Pies

Holiday bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with hot chocolate as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 and a spot in the Holiday Championship Finale, in a winter wonderland-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Dec 13
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Tailgate Pies

Three bakers must use peanuts in the elimination round in order to make it to the $10,000 tailgate-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Dec 20
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 9

Princess Cupcakes

Bakers take on figs in the elimination round and a princess theme in the $10,000 cupcake showdown.

Friday
Dec 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Spring Cakes

Three bakers compete in an elimination round using beets, two make it to the spring-themed cake showdown, and one will walk away $10,000 richer.

Friday
Dec 20
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 7

Wedding Cakes

In order to go home with the $10,000 prize, the bakers must take on cheese curds in the elimination round and a wedding theme in the cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 20
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

The bakers face nutmeg in the elimination round before taking on the garden-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Dec 20
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 15

Holiday Toy Shop Cupcakes

There's one more spot in the Holiday Championship Finale, and in order to get there, bakers first must get through the elimination round using candy canes in their cupcakes. The final two compete in a toy shop-themed cupcake showdown for $10,000.

Friday
Dec 20
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Harvest Donuts

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using cranberries. Then, the two finalists compete for $10,000 in a harvest-themed donut showdown.

Friday
Dec 27
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Breakfast in Bed Cakes

Baking couples compete in a speedy elimination round using grapefruit as the mystery ingredient. The last two teams left compete for $10,000 in a breakfast in bed-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 27
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Chinese New Year Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with Chinese five spice as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Chinese New Year-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Dec 27
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Baseball Donuts

Three donut makers have to successfully incorporate mint in their elimination round dishes, in order to make it to the baseball-themed donut showdown.

Friday
Dec 27
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Cocktail Party Cupcakes

The two bakers who compete for $10,000 in a cocktail-party themed cupcake showdown must first take on balsamic vinegar in the elimination round.

Friday
Dec 27
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 16

Holiday Finale: Night Before Christmas Cakes

The best holiday bakers of donuts, pies and cupcakes compete in the Holiday Championship Finale, first using eggnog in the elimination round. The last two standing compete for a total of $20,000 and the title of Holiday Champion in a night before Christmas-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Dec 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Viva Italia Donuts

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using basil as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Viva Italia-themed donut showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 29
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Breakfast in Bed Cakes

Baking couples compete in a speedy elimination round using grapefruit as the mystery ingredient. The last two teams left compete for $10,000 in a breakfast in bed-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Chinese New Year Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with Chinese five spice as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a Chinese New Year-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 29
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 4

Kids Hide-and-Seek Cupcakes

Talented kid bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with pink peppercorns as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a special hide-and-seek-themed kids cupcake showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Into the Woods Cakes

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using maple syrup as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an into the woods-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Jan 29
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 7

It's a Small World Pies

Bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with mini marshmallows as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a pie showdown themed around "It's a Small World."

Wednesday
Jan 29
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Baseball Donuts

Three donut makers have to successfully incorporate mint in their elimination round dishes, in order to make it to the baseball-themed donut showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 12
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Cocktail Party Cupcakes

The two bakers who compete for $10,000 in a cocktail-party themed cupcake showdown must first take on balsamic vinegar in the elimination round.

Wednesday
Feb 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

The bakers face nutmeg in the elimination round before taking on the garden-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 12
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 9

Kids Chocolate Factory Cakes

Three amazing kid bakers compete in a speedy elimination round using fudge as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in this chocolate factory-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Tropical Island Cakes

Three bakers battle in a speedy elimination round using coconut rum as their mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a tropical island-themed cake showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 12
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 12

Playground Pies

Three bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with the famous afterschool snack ants-on-a-log as the mystery ingredient. The two finalists compete for $10,000 in a playground-themed pie showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 12
9:30am | 8:30c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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