Cupcake Wars

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Dessert-focused cooking competition is mild but a bit dry.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

It is until it isn’t

I just watched an episode when one woman yelled at her teammate (sister) saying you idiot !! I felt they should have been booted then but they didn’t make it past stage one with a pizza cupcake
age 2+

Be kind

I love watching cupcake wars but I think Candace and Florian are a little cold in their critiques. I love cupcakes like everyone else but these are cupcakes. 10G is really not that much. If this was a 50K pot than maybe critiques like that would be necessary. My most unfavorite moment was when Florian purposefully dropped a cupcake on a plate to show he didnt like the cupcake and its density. Be nice

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