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Handle The Heat's Monthly Baking Challenge

April

This monthโ€™s challenge recipe is for Best Birthday Cake! All of the details and rules are below.

The Basics

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Best birthday cake with homemade yellow cake, chocolate frosting, sprinkles and candles on top
Best Birthday Cake

2 Prizes


Handle The Heat Challenge Prize

$100 Amazon.com gift card

Handle The Heat Challenge Prize

$100 Amazon.com gift card

How It Works


Follow these steps to participate in the challenge:
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Bake
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To Participate:

Make this Best Birthday Cake.

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Share
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How and Where to Share:

Take a photo and share it before April 30 11:59pm MST.


Click Here To Submit Your Photo


There's also TWO BONUS entries:


  1. Leave a star recipe review and comment on the recipe post using the same name and email address.
  2. Receive an automatic bonus entry if youโ€™ve participated in any previous baking challenge before using the widget. You must be logged into the widget to receive this bonus.
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How To Win:

Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of the prizes!

The Details


Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience โ€“ thatโ€™s hundreds of thousands of people! Winner will be notified and must reply with an Amazon account email address. If thereโ€™s no response within 2 business days a new winner will be chosen. This prize is available to anyone in the world who can shop with Amazon. I will buy your gift card from your countryโ€™s Amazon website in the current market value equivalent to U.S. dollars. Official Terms & Conditions are in the entry submission widget just below.

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Judy H.

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about the recipe

Best Birthday Cake

Tip One: Be sure not to over-measure your flour which can lead to a dry or crumbly cake. I always use my digital kitchen scale to weigh flour.

Tip Two: Don’t overmix your cake batter. This can lead to your cake becoming rubbery and dense. At the final steps, mix JUST until combined.

Tip Three: Want to make cupcakes instead of a cake? This recipe will make about 18 standard cupcakes. Bake in lined cupcake pans for about 20 minutes. Check out my conversion guide for more tips for how to bake cupcakes from a cake recipe.

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