Wednesday, March 5, 2014

47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest

Your Chocolate Priestess has been asked to share the following announcement with all of you. Perhaps one of you might be interested in entry the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest this year.  If you do, please leave us a comment and let us know.  If you've ever watched the bake-off when it has been televised in the past or seen it live please also leave a comment and let us know.  Heck, leave a comment and let us know if you use Pillsbury products.  I do so I'm happy to share this announcement with you all.

Start your ovens! The iconic 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is redesigned and calling home cooks to compete for the $1 million Grand Prize. This year’s Contest, which is now open for entries at www.BakeOff.com, will culminate at the finals November 3, 2014, at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

What’s new?                                                    

     *For the first time, America’s vote will be combined with the judges’ decisions to determine the Grand Prize Winner.

     *The Contest ingredient list has been expanded to include Pillsbury’s Gluten Free line of products.

     *Judges will award the Pillsbury® Gluten Free Award to the Finalist with the best recipe which uses a Pillsbury® Gluten Free product and does not contain wheat or any products that include wheat as an ingredient.

     *The Bake-Off® Contest now features four recipe categories with separate two entry periods:
          Simply Sweet Treats
          Savory Snacks and Sides
          Weekend Breakfast Wows
          Amazing Doable Dinners

Participants have two chances to enter and vote. The first entry period includes the Simply Sweet Treats and Savory Snacks & Sides categories and is open for entries from now until March 27 (11:59 a.m. CDT), 2014. The second contest entry period runs from March 27 (1:00 p.m. CDT) to May 8 (11:59 a.m. CDT), 2014 and calls for Weekend Breakfast Wows and Amazing Doable Dinners recipes.

Past Winners who Used Chocolate include:
   
Double Chocolate Orange Scones
   


Macadamia Fudge Torte
   



Monkey Cereal Bars





There you have it, Sisters and Brothers, the 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest. Who is thinking of entering?  Who has used Pillsbury products?  Who out there just wants to be a judge for it?

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