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All About Cake Wars

If you like Cupcake Wars, you'll crave this creative contest.

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About the Show

It’s cupcake vs. cupcake in Food Network’s tastiest competition yet! Each week on Cupcake Wars, four of the country’s top cupcake bakers face off in three elimination challenges until only one decorator remains. The sweet prize: $10,000 and the opportunity to showcase their cupcakes at the winning gig. Candace Nelson (owner of Sprinkles Cupcakes) and Florian Bellanger (chef and co-owner of online macaron company MadMac) serve as permanent judges with a third rotating judge each week, and Justin Willman hosts.

About the Host

Jonathan Bennett

Though his striking good looks may have made Jonathan Bennett an object of affection for the “plastics” in Mean Girls, his talent and commitment are what have led to his becoming one of the most-sought-after young actors in Hollywood.

Most Popular Recipes

All Cupcake Wars Recipes

New York Cheesecake Cupcakes

Salted Caramel Cupcake

Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Green Tea Cupcakes Topped with Green Tea Buttercream Frosting

Key Lime Cupcakes with Key Lime Curd

Southern Red Velvet Cupcakes

Peaches n' Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cannoli Cupcake

Cannoli Cupcakes

Winning Recipe Raspberry Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

Sweet Potato Cupcakes, Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting, Candied Pecans

Lemon Cupcakes with Blueberry Compote Filling and Cream Cheese Frosting

Lavender Cake

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake

Salted Caramel Cupcakes with Pecan Coconut Brittle Crumble and Caramel Swiss Buttercream

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Cuatro Leches Cupcakes

Black Forest Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

Tiramisu Cupcakes

Sweet Tea Cupcakes with Lemon Sweet Tea Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Ganache and Marshmallow Frosting

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting and Chocolate Fudge Filling

Strawberry Cupcakes

Creme Brulee Cupcake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball Cupcake