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Monday
Aug222011

Sweet Giveaway: Win a KitchenAid Mixer or a Cupcake Kit, Compliments of Top Chef Just Desserts 

I'm sure that there's something better than winning stuff, but at this moment, nothing is coming to mind.

That's because my friends (we're totally BFF, didn't you know? Of course, see note at bottom) at Bravo have offered up this totally mega-sweet giveaway because of their extreme happiness surrounding the premiere of Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2. Want to read more about it? OK: 

The chef'testants and the sugar are back for season 2! As the pastry chefs meet and greet, they are surprised by host Gail Simmons and head judge Johnny Iuzzini with their first Quickfire Challenge.  One of the first challenges includes a fairy-tale inspired dessert. Imagination and talent are a must to survive the not-so-sugar coated competition. Will the chef's be able to get past their first-challenge nerves and fight their way to sweet success, or will the pressure make some contestants crumble from the start? Find out this Wednesday 8/24 @ 10/9c on the PREMIERE of BRAVO's Top Chef Just Desserts 2

Two winners will be chosen. A grand prize winner will receive a gorgeous Kitchen-Aid Mixer; a runner-up will win this cute and sweet cupcake kit. 

How do you enter? Totally easy. Since this week not only marks the premiere of Season 2 of Just Desserts but my own 30th season of life (aka, it's my birthday on the 26th), tell me what kind of birthday cake you're wishing for this year. Leave it in the comments section below (comments are moderated so don't cry if you don't see it pop up right away!) or on the CakeSpy facebook page! But don't delay: this giveaway closes on August 26th at 5pm PST.

The fine print: This prize was provided by the BRAVO Network but BRAVO is not a sponsor, administrator, or involved in any other way with this giveaway. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of BRAVO. Per prize donor: entrants from the USA only.

UPDATE: The winners! The KitchenAid went to Erika of Fargo, ND, and the cupcake kit went to Suzanne S. of Austin, TX! Congratulations, ladies.

Reader Comments (634)

I just want a cake that I don't have to make or buy!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterKristin
My birthday is in November, and every year, I WANT CARROT CAKE. Perhaps it's the orange fall-like colors, who knows. Ultimately delicious.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterMolly
I would love to have a from scratch Angel food, with just a little bit of sugar glaze drizzled over it! And someone else to make it! Since I am the birthday cake baker for the family I always have to make my own :(
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterReba
I would like a multi-layer pastel funfetti cake with marshmallow frosting. Yay for birthday cake!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterAshley
I would seriously love love love a cookies and cream cake... yum!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterCrystal
Not much of a cake fan, but I'd go with ice cream cake!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterSarah C
I had the best carrot cake in Pittsburgh recently so I have been hinting that this is the cake that I would love for my next birthday.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterSydney85
I'm a simple girl, I want a chocolate cake (box mix or homemade) with lottttts of whipped vanilla frosting from a can. Its what I grew up with and it is still what I love.
August 22 | Unregistered Commenterstarla
I already got the birthday cake I wished for a couple weeks ago - Gluten Free Pistachio lemon cake :)
A black forest cake, om nom nom!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterAmber F.
I would love to have some chocolate tres leches cake!!!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterGini
Well, my birthday was yesterday, so I can say what kind of cake I got: A doughnut! I made myself some doughnuts in celebration of my birthday. Though I would have liked the triple chocolate cake that I have in a cookbook I own.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterAvidan
I want an ice cream cake for my birthday this year! :)
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterMandy gross
For my birthday (in September!) I want to find a recipe that combines my 3 addictions: cinnamon, chocolate, and coconut milk!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterErin
I just want a cake, any cake would be fine with me. Haven't had one in 20 years. The mixer would be nice to have to help my grandsons bake me a cake for my birthday in December.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterBrenda M.
I want a perfectly moist carrot cake with perfect cream cheese icing! Yum - Addy
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterAddy
Yellow layer cake whipped cream filling with fresh strawberries.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterShana L.
Right now, I'm thinking about cherry-almond vanilla cupcakes for my next birthday.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterChristiana
i love pumpkin ice cream pie with lots of toasted pecans or a really good boston cream pie
August 22 | Unregistered Commenterkenna
I want a Strawberry Mousse Cake from the international district's Hong Kong style cake shop, A Piece of Cake (in Seattle)! So yum and sooooo cute!!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterJustina
Strawberry Shortcake Please :)
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterChristy Beaver
Chocolate cake with chocolate raspberry mousse, covered in ganauche.
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterNathalie
I would love a funfetti cake with lots of vanilla cream cheese frosting and rainbow sprinkles of course!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterAlexandra
Carrot Cake from a this one bakery in my city.....I always crave it!!
August 22 | Unregistered CommenterLaura
carrot cake!
August 22 | Unregistered Commenterlauren
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