What to Watch: Holiday Episodes of Cupcake Wars and Sweet Genius

Sweet Genius Holiday Special

Get your sweet tooth on with new holiday episodes of Cupcake Wars and Sweet Genius, premiering this Thursday.

Cupcake Wars: Cupcakes on Parade

Four bakers compete for the opportunity to serve their cupcake creations at a VIP party for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade in Chicago.

Tune in: Thursday, December 6 at 8pm/7c

Sweet Genius: Holiday Genius

Get in the spirit with Chef Ron, who has a host of holiday surprises planned for the competitors in this episode. For the first test, he sends out a fabled pudding and a classic Yuletide candy. The second test is inspired by ice and includes a starchy packaged food and a colorful refreshment. For the final test, the two remaining chefs must make chocolate treats that incorporate beets and have a magical inspiration.

Tune in: Thursday, December 6 at 10pm/9c

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