‘Halloween Baking Championship’ 2016 Season, ‘Kids’ Special Announced

Food Network continues to unveil a delicious Halloween lineup of that just keeps getting sweeter, with a new season of the spirited competition series Halloween Baking Championship set to return in October along with the premiere of thew new spinoff Kids Halloween Baking Championship.

Read on for the official press release, then tell which is these shows you’re most hungry for in the comments section.

Zombies, mummies and monsters galore get in on the action on the return of the spookiest baking competition on Food Network, where seven terrifyingly-talented bakers compete to create the most hauntingly delicious desserts on Halloween Baking Championship, premiering Monday, October 3rd at 9:00pm ET/PT. Throughout the five-week competition, comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his sidekick, Walter, challenge the bakers’ abilities to create creepy crawly confections for judgesDamiano Carrara, Carla Hall and Sandra Lee. Only one baker with the most impressive treats will win the title of Halloween Baking Champion and take home the grand prize of $25,000.

Each week on Halloween Baking Championship, the bakers face tough challenges from making bite-sized monster morsels, to wickedly-decadent desserts stuffed with trick-or-treat candies, as well as creepy clown cake-pops and goodies of ghostly graveyards. The last three bakers who impress the judges with their spellbinding sweets will face the ultimate challenge in the grand finale – baking, designing and decorating a haunted “gingerdead” house.

For even more scary sweets, on Wednesday, October 5th at 8pm ET/PT, Duff Goldman and Alison Sweeney host the first-ever Kids Halloween Baking Championship. On this hour-long special, four fan favorites from Kids Baking Championship are back to bake their way through two chilling challenges for the chance to win $10,000, and the title of Kids Halloween Baking Champion!

“The spirit of Halloween is deliciously captured on Halloween Baking Championship and Kids Halloween Baking Championship with creative new challenges that showcase the talents and imaginations of the bakers, both young and old,” said Didi O’Hearn, Senior Vice President Programming, Food Network & Cooking Channel. “New and familiar faces, including Damiano Carrara, Jeff Dunham, Duff Goldman, Carla Hall, Sandra Lee and Alison Sweeney add to the frightful fun of both competitions with wickedly witty comments, crazy costumes, and so much more!”

See what else is on TV for Halloween 2016 here!

Contestants, from left, Brad Rudd, Damien Bagley, Amy Strickland, Michelle Antonishek Tamara Brown, John Schopp, and Veronica von Borstel pose for a portrait, as seen on Food Network's Halloween Baking Championship, Season 2.
Contestants, from left, Brad Rudd, Damien Bagley, Amy Strickland, Michelle Antonishek Tamara Brown, John Schopp, and Veronica von Borstel pose for a portrait, as seen on Food Network’s ‘Halloween Baking Championship’, Season 2.

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‘Halloween Baking Championship’ 2016 Season, ‘Kids’ Special Announced