Cake Wars: Christmas - Episode Guide
Ultimate Christmas Front Yard
Season 2 - December 19, 2016
It's all come down to the epic final battle of Cake Wars: Christmas! The final two teams made up of an expert cake artist, sugar sculptor and master food carver go to battle to create an amazing, edible Rudolph's Christmas Card. Then, in the winners-take-all final round, they'll face the monumental task of creating the ultimate Christmas front yard. Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi steps in as special guest judge, and when the gingerbread dust settles, one team will jingle all the way home with $50,000.
Season 2 - December 12, 2016
It's down to the final three teams of cake artists, sugar sculptors and master food carvers, and in the first round they need to help out Santa with a very important gift... the one for Mrs. Claus! Then, in the second round, Santa has stepped out of the office, and the teams are taking over to create the ultimate Santa's Workshop! Special guest judge and candy queen Jackie Sorkin helps to determine which teams will continue to face off in the finale.
Animals Celebrate Christmas Too
Season 2 - December 5, 2016
Four remaining teams composed of a master cake artist, sugar sculptor and food carver return to battle, and first, they must imagine Santa's disguise when he goes undercover. Then, in the second round, they are challenged to create a delicious world where the animals of the forest celebrate Christmas. At the end of this battle, one more team will be eliminated in the quest for the $50,000 grand prize with help from guest judge Yolanda Gampp, cake artist and host of the online series "How to Cake It."
Season 2 - November 28, 2016
Five remaining teams made up of an expert cake artist, sugar sculptor and master food carver return to battle to create mind-blowing Christmas fantasy creations, and in the first round, they'll be challenged to show how Santa's elves get in shape. Then, the teams must give the Nutcracker a modern twist. Special guest judge Tamera Mowry-Housley, host of The Real and avid holiday crafter and baker, will help determine which team is eliminated.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Season 2 - November 21, 2016
The six remaining teams made up of a cake artist, sugar sculptor and master food carver return to battle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In the first round, they'll create a modern twist on How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Then, in the second round, they'll have to lend the Grinch's lair some holiday spirit fit for Dr. Seuss. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated with help from guest judge Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises.
Season 2 - November 14, 2016
Cake Wars kicks off the first of six Christmas-themed battles, as seven teams composed of a cake artist, sugar sculptor and master food carver take to the kitchen. In the first round, they'll have to tackle the worst gift under the Christmas tree. Then, in round two, they'll give Santa Claus the first makeover he's seen in centuries. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated, and the rest will move on to compete for $50,000. Singer-songwriter Megan Nicole joins the panel as guest judge.
Ultimate Gingerbread House
Season 1 - December 16, 2015
It's all come down to this epic final battle as the last two teams give it their all, starting with amazing, edible snow globes. In the second round, they'll be challenged to create the ultimate gingerbread house, and when the gingerbread dust settles, only one team will jingle all the way home with $50,000. Actress Monica Potter serves as a special guest judge to help determine the winner.
Charlie Brown Celebrates
Season 1 - December 9, 2015
It's down to the final three teams, and to celebrate, Charlie Brown and all of his friends are paying a visit for a special Peanuts-themed episode. First, the teams must deck out Snoopy's dog house for the holidays, then they'll be tasked to create the ultimate Peanuts holiday party. One team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge Lindsey Schulz, artist and granddaughter of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz.
Season 1 - December 2, 2015
Four remaining teams return to battle, and in round one, they'll be challenged to take Christmas intergalactic and show us what happens when Santa's in space. Then, they must bring world-famous Christmas songs like "Deck the Halls" and "Jingle Bells" to life in a huge edible creation. At the end, one more team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge, actor Devin Ratray, who played Buzz in Home Alone.
Santa's New Ride
Season 1 - November 25, 2015
Five remaining teams of food artists continue to battle, and first, they must show the imaginative toys that Santa's elves come up with when left unsupervised. Then, they'll be challenged to make a delicious food display of Santa's new ride — what magical creation he'll use to deliver presents if his sleigh breaks down! Author and holiday expert Joy Cho lends her expertise as guest judge to decide which team will be leaving the competition.
Who's Coming Down The Chimney?
Season 1 - November 18, 2015
The six remaining teams return to battle, and first they tackle the iconic tradition of ugly Christmas sweaters. Then, they'll be challenged dream up a display that shows us who's coming down the chimney when Santa takes a sick day! Special guest judges and co-CEOs of Elf on the Shelf, Chanda Bell and Christa Pitts, will help determine which team should be eliminated.
Ultimate Christmas Lights
Season 1 - November 11, 2015
Seven teams made up of a cake artist, sugar sculptor, and master food carver go to battle to create mind-blowing Christmas fantasy creations. In the first round, they must create their take on the character Olaf from the hit movie Frozen. Then, in round two, each team will create their own humongous, edible display of the ultimate Christmas lights. At the end of the battle, one team will be eliminated with help from special guest judge and co-director of Frozen, Chris Buck.