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 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 18
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 13

Rock and Roll Cupcakes

Bakers tackle grapefruit in the elimination round before competing for the $10,000 prize in a rock and roll-themed cupcake showdown.

Wednesday
Feb 22
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Wednesday
Feb 22
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

Garden Pies

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

Wednesday
Mar 8
5:30pm | 4:30c
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
Mar 29
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Apr 30
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
May 14
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 9

Princess Cupcakes

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

Wednesday
May 17
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.

Sunday
May 21
12pm | 11c
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.

Thursday
May 25
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Beach Party Cakes

The baker who walks away with today's $10,000 prize will first have to conquer sour cherries in the elimination round and the beach party-themed cake showdown.

Friday
Sep 29
10:30am | 9:30c
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 10
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 13

Holiday Stocking Stuffers Donuts

Holiday bakers compete in an elimination round where they must incorporate a gingerbread house into their donuts. The two most successful donutmakers will compete in a stocking stuffers-themed showdown. The winner takes home $10,000 and advances to the Holiday Championship Finale.

Friday
Nov 24
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Feb 23
10am | 9c
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
Feb 23
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Feb 23
11am | 10c
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
Feb 23
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.

Friday
Mar 2
10am | 9c
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
Mar 2
10:30am | 9:30c
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
Mar 2
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 6

Garden Pies

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

Friday
Mar 9
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Mar 9
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 9
11am | 10c
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
Mar 9
11:30am | 10:30c
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
Mar 16
10am | 9c

About the Host

Josh Elkin

Learn about the host of Sugar Showdown.

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