Behind the Scenes of Candy Land

Candy Cane Challenge
Loading Video...

About the show

Host Kristin Chenoweth guides teams through the edible regions of Candy Land, challenging them to create eye-popping and heavenly confectionary showpieces as they seek out different flavors and unique ingredients to use every step of the way. The teams journey to the Peppermint Forest, Gumdrop Mountains, Chocolate Mountain, the Lollipop Woods and Lemon Lime Springs while presenting themed sugar masterpieces for judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira, who determine which teams advance down the board game path. The teams navigate surprises and curve balls as they attempt to make it to King Kandy's Castle to win the game and earn the grand prize of $25,000.

About the Host

Kristin Chenoweth

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisies.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.”

Meet the Judges

Aarti Sequeira

This Food Network Star winner is a cookbook author and TV show host.

Get to Know Aarti

Nacho Aguirre

Nacho is a Spring Baking Champion and a pastry chef and chocolatier.

More About Nacho

Most Popular Recipes

Get All Recipes

Key Lime Pie Truffles

Milk Chocolate Mascarpone Cups

Cupcake Lollipops

Pink Peppermint Marshmallow Clouds

Gumdrop and Pistachio Nougat