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.

Sugar Showdown Seasons 1 & 2

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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
Nov 1
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Nov 8
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
Nov 8
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 8
8am | 7c
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
Nov 8
8:30am | 7:30c
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
Nov 8
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Friday
Nov 8
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
Nov 15
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
Nov 15
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
Nov 15
8am | 7c
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
Nov 15
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Friday
Nov 15
9am | 8c
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
Nov 15
9:30am | 8:30c
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
Nov 22
7am | 6c
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
Nov 22
7:30am | 6:30c
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."

Friday
Nov 22
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Friday
Nov 29
7am | 6c
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
Nov 29
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
Nov 29
8am | 7c
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
Nov 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.

Friday
Nov 29
9am | 8c
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
Nov 29
9:30am | 8:30c
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 6
7am | 6c
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 6
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 6
8am | 7c
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 6
8:30am | 7:30c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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