Cake Wars Extras

A Shrek Spectacular 3 Videos

Watch as baker Jennifer creates an over-the-top offering of Shrek and his pals.

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How to Make Boiled Icing 32 Videos

Light and fluffy, this old-school topping was the O.G. frosting for red velvet cake, one competitor explained.

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Monday
Jan 2
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Dr. Seuss

Everyone from the Cat in the Hat to Thing 1 and Thing 2 are coming to Cake Wars for a huge Dr. Seuss celebration in honor of the new book "What Pet Should I Get?" Only one master cake artist will have their creation at the center of the party and walk away with $10,000, but to win, they'll have to impress guest judge Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, and work faster than you can say "one cake, two cake, red cake, blue cake!"

Monday
Jan 16
3pm | 2c
Season 0, Episode 18

Champs: LEGO

Four champions return to the Cake Wars kitchen to build the most amazing cakes of all time, in honor of some of the most iconic toys of all time, LEGO! Only one champion will reign supreme, have their cake as the centerpiece of the party, and take home $10,000. Amanda Santoro from LEGO serves as guest judge.

Monday
Mar 6
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 18

Champs: LEGO

Four champions return to the Cake Wars kitchen to build the most amazing cakes of all time, in honor of some of the most iconic toys of all time, LEGO! Only one champion will reign supreme, have their cake as the centerpiece of the party, and take home $10,000. Amanda Santoro from LEGO serves as guest judge.

Monday
Mar 20
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 6

Cobra's Curse

Brace yourself for a hair-raising ancient Egyptian adventure as four bakers battle to have their cake creation at the center of a party celebrating the grand opening of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's newest thrill ride, Cobra's Curse! Brian Morrow, Busch Gardens' VP of Theme Park Experience, serves as special guest judge to help determine which baker will take home the $10,000 prize.

Thursday
Sep 7
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 4

The Addams Family

It's about to get a little creepy and kooky, because Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester and the rest of the Addams Family are on their way to the Cake Wars Kitchen! Four incredible bakers battle to have their amazing cake creations as the centerpiece of the party, but only one will take home $10,000. Kevin Miserocchi, director of the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, joins the panel as guest judge.

Tuesday
Sep 26
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 10

Willy Wonka

It's the 45th Anniversary of the all-time classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Cake Wars is coming to the party. Four bakers will compete to have their scrumdiddlyumptious cake creation at the center of this epic event, but only one will walk away with the golden ticket and $10,000. Actor Paris Themmen, who played Mike Teevee in movie, serves as guest judge!

Thursday
Oct 12
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 3

Roald Dahl

Beloved icons James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the BFG come to the Cake Wars kitchen to celebrate the 100th birthday of world-famous children's author Roald Dahl. Four bakers will have to put their imaginations into overdrive as they compete to have their cake at the center of this centennial birthday party and take home $10,000. Chloe Dahl, Roald Dahl's granddaughter, steps in as special guest judge.

Thursday
Nov 16
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 2

Wonder Woman

It's the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman and Cake Wars is joining the party! Four bakers will face the golden Lasso of Truth from our judges, but only one cake will be chosen as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the iconic hero's birthday and take home $10,000. Nicola Scott, Wonder Woman comic book artist, joins the judging panel.

Thursday
Dec 21
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 16

Champs: The Avengers

Four champion cake artists will have to suit up and harness their baking superpowers when Marvel's The Avengers fly into the Cake Wars Champs kitchen. It will be a battle to remember as some of the country's best bakers compete for bragging rights and $10,000. Only one champ will smash the competition and take home the ultimate prize! Stephen Wacker, VP of Animation, Development and Current Series at Marvel Entertainment, serves as guest judge.

Thursday
Dec 21
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 13

Saban's Power Rangers

Four master bakers need to power up for the baking showdown of their lives, as they create jaw-dropping cakes inspired by the film Saban's Power Rangers. Only one will win their way to a party celebrating the movie and take home $10,000. The Yellow Ranger herself, singer and actress Becky G., serves as guest judge.

Thursday
Jan 11
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

The Sound of Music

Cake Wars gets the musical treatment as four cake artists take on the movie classic, "The Sound of Music." They'll compete in two challenging rounds for the chance to have their cake at the center of a massive party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film, as well as taking home the $10,000 prize. Forget raindrops and roses, the judges, including the film's stars Angela Cartwright and Kym Karath, are looking for one of their favorite cakes!

Thursday
Jan 25
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 8

Beauty and the Beast

Be our guest as Cake Wars celebrates a "tale as old as time!" Four bakers go to battle to have their cake as the centerpiece of a party celebrating the 25th anniversary of the iconic film, Beauty and the Beast, and take home $10,000. Paige O'Hara, the voice of Belle, is on hand to serve as guest judge.

Saturday
Mar 10
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 8

Girl Scouts

See whose Girl Scout cookie crumbles as four talented cake artists compete to have their cake creation at the center of a massive celebration for the Girl Scouts of the USA, as well as the $10,000 prize. They'll have to impress a real Girl Scout if they want to win the Cake Wars insignia!

Thursday
Apr 26
10am | 9c
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Thursday
Apr 26
11am | 10c
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Thursday
Apr 26
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Hello Kitty

She's cute, iconic and world famous. And only one baker's breathtaking cake creation will be worthy enough to attend the celebration for the launch of Hello Kitty's North American Tour. Actress Katherine McNamara guest judges the cute cakes made as the bakers battle to the bitter end.

Thursday
May 3
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 7

Transformers

Autobots roll out! Four talented bakers will enter battle, but to take home $10,000, they'll have to create Transformers-themed cakes that are more than meets the eye. Simon Waters, senior vice president of global brand licensing for Hasbro, takes a seat on the judging panel.

Thursday
May 10
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 1

Powerpuff Girls

Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup fly into Cake Wars to celebrate the iconic animated series The Powerpuff Girls! Four bakers will need their own superpowers as they compete to have their amazing cake creation at the center of the party and take home the $10,000 prize. Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li and Natalie Palamides, the voice actresses behind The Powerpuff Girls, serve as guest judges.

Thursday
May 17
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 13

Alice in Wonderland

Cake Wars goes through the looking glass as four amazing bakers put their skills to the test and take on Alice in Wonderland. The bakers go mad as they vie for $10,000 and the chance for their creations to be featured at the 65th Anniversary celebration of the classic Disney animated film. Mike Gabriel, Production Designer and Filmmaker at Disney Animation Studios, joins as special guest judge.

Thursday
May 24
11am | 10c

Meet the Judges

Together with weekly guests, esteemed judges Richard Ruskell and Waylynn Lucas will be on hand to constructively critique the cake competitors after each round of battle.

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.

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All Cake Wars Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cake with Toffee Sauce, Chocolate Ganache and Vanilla Ice Cream Buttercream

Almond Lingonberry Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Spiced Iced Hot Chocolate

Sugar Cookies

Special Turtle Cake

Maple-Chocolate Pudding

Rainbow Sherbet Cake

Pineapple Under the Sea

Edelweiss White Cake

Nana's Banana Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream

Strawberry Shortcake

Trail Mix Cake

Salted Lime Margarita Cake

Gingerbread Cake Pop

Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel and White Chocolate Buttercream

Almond Cake with Plum Sauce Filling and Ginger Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Dulce de Leche, Chocolate Fudge Filling and Chile Pepper Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Island Fruitcake with Cinnamon-Rum Cream Cheese Icing

Sticky Date Toffee Pudding

Chocolate Cake

Lemon Cake with Blueberry Compote

Banana Cake

Cherry Pistachio Fudge Pops

Eggnog Tres Leches Cake Pops: Eggnog Three Milks Cake Pops

Chocolate Cake with Cookies-and-Milk Mousse Filling

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Meringue Buttercream