KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!

**** WINNER UPDATE. This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Natalie who said “I’d use it for just about everything, from desserts, breads to savory foods!” on Sept 3rd, 2012 at 11:57 am. Congratulations Natalie! Please contact me by Thursday, Sept 6th to claim your prize. ENJOY! ****

I am so excited that I can barely stand it!  This week we have an incredible line up for you here on The Cake Blog!  We’re celebrating a summer full of amazing cake inspiration, scrumptious recipes and fabulous readers… like you!  We’re hosting a blow out beach party saluting the sand, the surf and the end of summer!  It’s Beach Week! An entire week of  new beach-inspired cakes, recipes and DIYs!  Created just for you, by some of your very favorite bakers!

And to kick off the week, I’m thrilled to announce our biggest and best giveaway ever!  So spectacular you’re going to flip!  Cue the drum roll please……..  Thanks to our very generous sponsors at KitchenAid….. we’re giving away the biggest and best stand mixer there is!  Eeek!!  One lucky reader will win a 7 Quart KitchenAid Mixer!

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Having owned my own KitchenAid stand mixer since 2001, I am quite thrilled for of our soon-to-be winner!  My original 4 quart mixer has seen me through thick and thin.  I cannot even begin to count the endless batches of cake batter and icing it has endured over the years.  Not to mention cookie dough, pizza dough… I could go on!  So I can only image how awesome this powerful 7 quart model will be!

Just look at what this bad boy can do!  It’s KitchenAid’s best performing stand mixer with their most powerful motor yet.  Breezing through longer mixing times with less heat build up and a smooth, quiet sound.  All while sporting an incredibly large stainless steel bowl…. …  we’re talking the capacity to mix 14 DOZEN cookies at one time!!!  Can you image?!  With a 2-Year hassle free replacement warranty and a retail price of $549, this is one spectacular prize!!

7 qt KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway  |

**** WINNER UPDATE. This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Natalie who said “I’d use it for just about everything, from desserts, breads to savory foods!” on Sept 3rd, 2012 at 11:57 am. Congratulations Natalie! Please contact me by Thursday, Sept 6th to claim your prize. ENJOY! ****


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  3. Leave a comment below telling us what you’d mix up with your new KitchenAid!

Giveaway ends Monday, September 3rd at midnight PST.  A winner will be chosen via and announced here, on this post, on Tuesday, September 4th.  Winner will be notified by email and must claim their prize within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Void where prohibited.  Only one (1) entry per person.  Must be a US resident and at least 18 years old to enter.  Promotion open to new and existing Facebook Fans.  Winning is conditioned on liking both Facebook pages. Prize includes one 7-Quart Bowl-Lift Residential Stand Mixer from KitchenAid, valued at $549.  Available in red, silver, black or white.

Beach Week continues tomorrow with an incredible new cake series…. fabulous new cake designs created just for YOU!!

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


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    Renata Santos says

    If I won I would use this mixer to make lovely cakes and cookies, and use it to try out new recipes. This mixer is a dream, it is fantastic.

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    Kelly Hanson-Schaefer says

    I would mix up Everything I need to make for my wonderful brother’s wedding. I think it’s big enough to handle the job!

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    kim roswarski says

    Honey oatmeal bread, cookies, cupcakes… the list is endless! Or I might gift it to my friend, Jennifer and she can make cookies for me!

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    Khandra Henderson says

    If I won this fantastic mixer I would mix up a GIANT batch of sugar cookies that i am going to donate to junior league event

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    I would make cakes and cookies. I am a Cake designer plus I make cakes for my work bring them special treats they love them.. This would help me keep bring those special treats to them and my Unique special clients.

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    Terese Santellano says

    I can’t wait to make the best sugar cookies ever with my new mixer….fingers crossed!!!!

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    Andrea J says

    Cupakes! We are getting ready for Apple Harvest and this would be awesome to make so many goodies with!

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    Jennifer Phelan says

    I would use it to make double batches of french macarons! My current Kitchenaid can only make one single batch at a time. What a great giveaway!

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    Marcela says

    Woowwww love it!!! I would mix up my own chocolate cake for my birthday on September !!!!! I would be my present yeeeeaaaa…

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    Today I’m mixing up some blueberry muffins for my 3yo class snack tomorrow and hopefully a cupcake batch of some kind. Would be nice to work on them simultaneously!

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    Christina Firth says

    I make and decorate cakes using a cheap mixer (that I have to replace often), so I would use it for my cake business and making my “famous” divinity for the holidays!

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    Erica Harney says

    I would bake cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops til I couldn’t do it anymore! I would love to have this KitchenAide mixer!!!

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    Renee Brodeen says

    I have been wishing and dreaming of having a Kitchenaide for so long. I would continue to make all the cakes, and cupcakes and icing and fillings that I make and make even larger batches of the Peaches and Cream Cheesecake cupcakes that my husband just loves

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    Chelsea Arrasmith says

    I would make tons of cookies with my girls- I love this! Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Katherine Moreton says

    I would use it to make cakes, I love making decorative cakes for my 3 little boys & they love to eat the fondant too!

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    Liz Roberts says

    I would mix up so many things! My kitchenaid mixer currently sounds like it is dying so this would be awesome! There is so much room to make big batches of frosting for cakes or anything else!

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    kim smith says

    What an extremely exciting opportunity!! I could make endless cake pops with this.. my kids and friends would never have and event without them!!
    Thank u for this opportunity

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    Linda Y says

    Been a faithful KitchenAid fan for over 35 years. Actually using my second one for my home-based cake and candy business. Cakes, cookies and candies galore in less time, would be the best thing about winning this new 7 quart size.

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    Dierdre Armstrong says

    I would replace my old hand mixer and continue to make my family and friends favorite recipes. I would whip up my “down home” coconut cake for everyone :-)

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    It would have to be brownies made with my kiddos help. We’ve made them together since he could push a chair up to the counter and help.

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    Wow, 7 quarts would hold a whole lotta frosting. .. and me with 3 wedding cakes to make next week. .. hmmmmmmm, the possibilities!!

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    Nicole says

    I would LOVE LOVE this mixer! I would make tons of yummy buttercream and cake batter for all the birthday cakes and wedding cakes I have coming up!!

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    Alex V. says

    7-Quart Kitchen Aid mixer!!! That would make me very very happy!! 😀
    What wouldn’t I make!!! Kaiser rolls, brioche, pâté sucree, cookies!!!! Sponge cakes, cupcakes, Italian buttercream, iCE CREAM!!!! Endless possibilities to play with this amazing tool!!!
    I would be paddling and whisking every day :) really hope to be the lucky winner :)

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    Nerice L. says

    What wouldn’t I bake up in this?!?! Apple cake is my favorite fall cake to make… in 7qts I could easily make enough batter for 2 or 3!

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    Oh I’d bake for a whole week if I was blessed to win that kitchenaid! My favorite is red velvet cake with cream cheese icing. I bet I could bake all three tiers with a 7 quart bowl!

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    Kelly Beninghove says

    I would make any and everything possible with this mixer!! I have wanted one since before I got married and hoped it would possibly be chosen on our registry. It was not and each year I keep hoping it will magically appear in RED under the Christmas tree!!! LOVE it!!

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    I would make sooooo many more cakes SOOO much more quickly then I am able to at the moment! And that would translate to a start of profit for my baby business!!

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    Whitney Wilson says

    I would be so excited to win this, been wanting one for years. This would help me make all the cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other yummy stuff for my friends and family!

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    OMG! I would absolutely love this mixer. I have been a fan of Kitchen Aid since 2005 when i purchased my first. Its an absolute life saver and a dream to bake with. I would bake endless batches of my signature toffee chocolate chip cookies, shortbread and not to mention cupcakes. Im starting a food truck this fall and this win would go a long way for me.

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    Kim Jack says

    I would make many dozen cakes, cupcakes, cakepops, cookies, pies and anything else I can think of to use it for…

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    Rosalynne Rogers says

    This would be the perfect opportunity to upgrade from my old Kitchen Aid mixer! I make so much buttercream for my cakes, that I have burned out the motor! Would love to have a 7 qt!

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    lisa w says

    Using mine for a dark chocolate cupcake recipe and then a whipped ganache frosting, all made easy by your product! Luv it!!

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    Laura Cutler says

    This mixer would be so handy to go with my other Kitchenaid mixer i could get my cakes done and holiday baking done so much faster. Thank you for these great contests :-)

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    Patsy says

    I would mix up & bake 14 dozen cookies for a fundraising project that is going on in our community for a sweet, little girl. After that, it would be all kinds of cakes & buttercream icings. :)

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    Erin Stackhouse says

    I liked both pages – and I think I’d start out with some home made marshmallows. I’ve got a recipe standing by!

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    Jennifer Roberts says

    I would use it make lots of baked goods. My boys are in Boy Scouts and we do bake sales to help raise funds for the boys for camping and other fun stuff.

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    I would TOTALLY make up a big batch of chocolate chip cookies with this — what better way to break-in a new machine like this than with a tried and true favorite!!

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    Melissa says

    The very first thing would be crackle cookies my favorite! After that a long stream of sweets!

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    noni henderson says

    Wow, awesome giveaway! I would make whole wheat bread or some cinnamon rolls! (I liked both pages)

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    Heather Spooner says

    I follow both pages and I would first mix up a batch of my favorite chocolate chip cookies. Thanks!

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    Wow what a great giveaway! 7qts?!?!?! Awesome. I would love to win. If I did I would be able to make ALOT more cake pops at one time. I just love kitchen products especially the mixer. Such a sturdy friend to all bakers! Please pick me!!!!!

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    Diana says

    I would LOOOOVE that mixer! I make a TON of cupcakes and am trying to start up my own side business. The new mixer would definitely help!!! Pick me 😉

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    Anna Do says

    I would absolutely love to win this mixer and the first thing I would make up is a big batch of double chocolate chip cookies!!!!

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    Emily says

    Oh my goodness! Best giveaway ever!!! The things I would mix in it are endless! I’m envisioning pizza night at my house for all my family and friend with fresh pizza dough. Or maybe a batch of my lavender cookies. Or maybe just some yummy biscuits. I could go on and on!

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    Rashida says

    I’d have a cookie baking marathon! Sugar, chocolate, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter… the list goes on and on!

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    I would use it to prepare all my baked goodies!!!! I have killed multiple hand mixers but have not been able to afford the big stand mixer yet!!! This would be a dream come true!!! :)

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    Kelly Letterman says

    My youngest daughter who is 15 is learning to bake all kinds if items. She would absolutely enjoy using one if these :)

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    Christine Heaps says

    OMG!!! I would love to receive this great mixer, ooh the baking i could do!! I would have to say I would use it for everything cakes, cupcakes, cookies, ect…. would help me out more than I can Imagine

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    Kathleen Forbes says

    I would use this to bake so make so many things, cake, cookies, icing, fondant, cheesecake. I can only imagine how much of a time saver this would be. I love all of my kitchenaids!

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    Sabrina Sencil says

    It’d be perfect for baking goodies for my sister’s bridal shower and my children’s birthday parties, heck or any time I wanna make something special for our large group of family friends!

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    Galwaygrl says

    I would love to be able to bake even more cookies in one setting. I just LOVE to bake!! <3