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  • Four talented bakers compete to have their cupcakes at the opening night party for the New York City Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker.

  • 'Tis the season for cupcakes as four talented cupcake bakers battle for a place among the stars at the Hollywood Christmas Parade.

  • The men of Cupcake Wars go to battle as four returning bakers compete for a place at the VIP party for the hit show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live."

  • A whole lotta shakin' will be going on in the kitchen as four cupcake makers fight for the chance to serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party in Memphis celebrating The King, Elvis Presley.

  • Cupcakes meet high fashion as four talented bakers vie for a place at a VIP celebration for Vanessa and Angela Simmons' Pastry Shoes.

  • It's the mother of all horse races, as four cupcake bakers vie for the chance to have their cupcakes at the center of the legendary Breeders' Cup World Championships. To get there, they must win over guest judge Bo Derek, iconic actress, model and Breeders' Cup Ambassador. At stake is a $10,000 prize.

  • Four cupcake bakers will face off for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a celebration honoring the world renowned LA Dodgers at a VIP party at the stadium.

  • Four cupcake bakers fight to the finish for the chance at having their cupcakes at a concert and after party for the band Hanson and a $10,000 prize. To get there, they must win over three special guest judges: Isaac, Zac and Taylor Hanson!

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  • Former baker's assistants will be returning to take their place in the spotlight as they battle it out for the chance to have their cupcakes featured at a VIP Las Vegas party for the world renowned Blue Man Group. Phil Stanton, Creator of the Blue Man Group, serves as the guest judge.

  • It's a blast from the past as four cupcake bakers fight for a place at the VIP party for the 50th anniversary of the Renaissance Faire in Los Angeles.

  • Four bakers will have to "lei" it all on the line if they want to win the chance to serve their cupcakes at the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival in Oahu.

  • 'Tis the season for cupcakes as four bakers compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a VIP party for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade in Chicago.

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Meet the Host and Judges
About the Host

Justin Willman is the host of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, Cupcake Champions and Halloween Wars. 

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.

More About Cupcake Wars

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.

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