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 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
Jan 11
2am | 1c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 25
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Sunday
Feb 5
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Sunday
Apr 2
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sunday
Apr 23
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Wednesday
May 10
5pm | 4c
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.

Wednesday
May 10
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Alien Cupcakes

The bakers first compete in a speedy elimination round with mayonnaise as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in an alien-themed cupcake showdown.

Friday
Nov 17
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 14

Winter Wonderland Cakes

Bakers compete in a speedy elimination round with saffron as the mystery ingredient. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a winter wonderland-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Nov 17
10:30am | 9:30c
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 8
9am | 8c
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.

Saturday
Dec 9
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Friday
Jan 26
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 11

Fall Fair Pies

In the elimination round, the bakers compete against time while using thyme. The last two standing compete for $10,000 in a fall fair-themed pie showdown.

Friday
Mar 2
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Apr 20
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Apr 20
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Apr 20
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Apr 20
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

St. Patrick's Day Donuts

Donut makers take on pineapple in their speedy elimination round before competing for the $10,000 prize in a St. Patrick's Day-themed donut showdown.

Friday
Apr 27
10am | 9c
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
Apr 27
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

Picnic Cupcakes

Following an elimination round with lemonade as the mystery ingredient, the two finalists compete for $10,000 in a picnic-themed cupcake showdown.

Friday
Apr 27
11am | 10c
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
Apr 27
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Friday
May 4
10am | 9c
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
May 4
10:30am | 9:30c
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
May 4
11am | 10c
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
May 4
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
May 11
10am | 9c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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