Food Network TV Show Cupcake Wars Contestant Fat Bottomed Girls' Cupcake Shoppe

Cupcake Wars on the Food Network is a baking competition between 4 top cupcake bakers in the country. There are three permanent judges and a different guest judge for each episode. The bakers compete in three rounds of competition to make cupcakes with the best taste and presentation. The 2 finalists design a cupcake display that reflects the theme of the competition to showcase 1,000 cupcakes and star as a Cupcake Wars Winner or Contestant. The winner showcases their cupcake presentation at a major event and receives $10,000.

In one episode, Cupcake Wars features the theme of Comedy Cupcakes. The bakers compete to have their cupcakes served at Variety Magazine’s third annual Power of Comedy Event. The judges expect hilariously designed cupcakes that look great and taste marvelous.

The Contestants

 •Christina from Velvet Bake Shop, Plano, TX

 • Lacy from Bliss Cupcake Cafe in Fayettevill.

 •Charlene from Fat Bottom Girls' Cupcake Shop in Hot Springs,

 • Traci From CnC Cupcakes in San Jose, CA

By winning 2 rounds and surviving until the final challenge, Charlene brings a lot of PR to Fat Bottom Girls' Cupcake Shoppe.

Fat Bottomed Girls' Cupcake Shoppe  

Fat Bottomed Girls' (fbg) is the first cupcake shoppe of Hot Springs, Arkansas. It is in the historic district of the downtown area. The exact location is 124 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR. The goal of the girls is creating unique cupcakes in the quest of making the perfect cupcake. "To this day, we are still perfecting our recipes and making magic in the kitchen.


A visit to Fat Bottom Girls' Cupcake Shoppe is a perfect treat for a special event, celebration, or just a splurge on yourself. It appears that locals frequent the shoppe. Also, it is a must-see for visiting tourists. When tourists see 5 star ratings on TripAdvisor and a 4+ out of 5 stars on Yelp, they feel confident that this is the cupcake shop for them.

In in my opinion, the best way to check out these cupcakes is to try a variety of them. Do like the judges on Cupcake Wars: sample and make a judgement. I will be certain that the remaining portions are taken home.

Salted Caramel

This is perfect combination of sweet and salty. It is a chocolate cake with alternating layers of salted caramel. On top, it has Madagascar Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese icing. The divine caramel drizzle over the icing is sprinkled with course sea salt.

Strawberry Cheesecake

There is no way to resist anything that has cheesecake. This cupcake begins with a vanilla wafer at the bottom. Then Vanilla/Almond cake batter is added along with a dallop of Strawberry Cheesecake batter. A pureed Strawberry Cream Cheese Icing, crumbled vanilla wafers, and pink dust tops of the cupcake.

Ooey Gooey Buttercake

A rich vanilla butter cake has a ooey gooey layer between the cake and the Cream Cheese frosting which then receives a dusting of powdered sugar.

Chocolate on Chocolate

This is a chocolate cupcake made from different types of chocolate. Chocolate chips are throughout the cake batter. The icing is Chocolate Buttercream.

Now, how will I answer the question about which one is my favorite. It is impossible to choose just one, but I wish to share what it great about each one. All are made from high-quality ingredients. They are moist and baked to perfection. I am able to distinguish different flavors in each one. All of these are superb.


-Cupcakes made fresh each day.

-Variety of flavors.

-Introduce new flavors.

-Exquisite frosting.


-Run out of cupcakes before closing (which can be good, but it is inconvenient).

In conclusion, this shoppe is an excellent choice for delicious gourmet cupcakes. Online reviews indicate that the quality is consistent and the taste is delicious.