The Great Cake Recipe Contest

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Is Proud To Announce:

The Great Cake Recipe Contest

Open to everyone out there!

Submissions - Until March 31st - 11:59 EST
Voting From April 1st - April 15th
Winners (First, Second & Third Place) announced (based on votes) on May 1st.

(Read below for exact instructions on how to submit)

Email Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen Cake Contest

How It Works:

You submit a cake recipe (with or without a picture) to Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen - the submission must be marked with the subject:

"Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen - The Great Cake Recipe Contest".

Obviously if you have a photo it will look that much better and of course we will post the photo with your recipe. (We may have to make it smaller to put in the blog but do not worry!) This must be a CAKE recipe - no cookies or other such things. Remember without that subject line I will post the recipe as a normal submission and not as part of the contest.
  1. You may submit as many recipes as you care to write out on the computer.
  2. Do not send them as attachments - the recipe must be in the body of the email.
  3. Photos can be sent as attachments.
To submit click on the icon below:

Email Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen Cake Contest

Submissions should have at least the following FOUR sections.
  1. Note from the submitter about the recipe. Story of how the recipe was created or why you make this specific cake. Humorous or serious.
  2. Ingredients - No shorthand! (Remember readers of Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen are not used to being in the kitchen!) Spell out teaspoon; spell out tablespoon etc. Number them as well.
  3. Exactly what pots, utensils, supplies are needed. Such as an example:
    1. 9X11 Pan
    2. Blender
    3. Mixer
    Getting the Picture?
  4. Directions - Exactly how to make the cake as well.
(No mixing of meat and milk and the one must be able to obtain kosher ingredients!)

The above four sections are the least amount in your recipe. You are welcome to add anything you see fit as well! - It all gets posted.

It is posted in the blog and marked as Cake Recipe Contest Entry as well. On March 30th all submissions are closed.

Everyone is allowed to participate and vote. So tell all your friends about the The Great Cake Recipe Contest.


Upon closure of submissions the voting starts. Voting will last for 15 days - Until April 15th. Each person who wishes to vote will be asked to send in an email, with their real name and first, second and third choices. All votes will be confirmed with an email back to the person asking for confirmation. Unconfirmed votes will be discarded!

There is no catch. All prizes are supplied by moi. Voting is open to all readers of the blog (not only to those who submit recipes).

Of course a special post and links will go up on April 1st. (No this is not an April fools joke! Sheesh!)


First Place Winner - $50 Amazon Gift Certificate
Second Place Winner - $36 Amazon Gift Certificate
Third Place Winner - $18 Amazon Gift Certificate

Winners will be announced on May 1, 2007. (And of course the prizes will be given out immediately following.)

Remember: To submit - click on the Gmail icon below (and the subject will already be filled in for you) or just use the email address from the icon. (Please do not use the normal email address of Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen!) & Put in the subject line:
Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen - The Great Cake Recipe Contest

Email Help! I Have A Fire In My Kitchen Cake Contest


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B.E. Sanderson said…
Ack! Teddy! I sent you my best cake recipe a couple of days ago for the regular blog!


You done me wrong.

:shuffles through unorganized recipe drawer: I don't know if I have another cake like that in me. Ack.
Ted Gross said…
I am evil!

But..I have no doubt you will find another recipe AND if you do, we will post your Walnut Recipe as part of the contest as well..

Fair Deal?

Two for one...
B.E. Sanderson said…
Oh, you're so awesome, Teddy. Thank you. All is forgiven.

:big hug:

I tell you what, though. If I do manage to pull another recipe out of my hat, just put that one in, and if not, please use the Walnut Cake. Then it will be fair. =o)

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