March 2019 Baking Challenge

This month’s challenge recipe is for BROWN BUTTER COFFEE CAKE! All of the details and rules are below.

Brown Butter Coffee Cake


$75 Amazon.com gift card
$75 Amazon.com gift card

How It Works

Follow these steps to participate in the challenge:

To Participate:

Make a batch of Brown Butter Coffee Cake.

How and Where to Share:

Take a photo of your bread and share before March 31st 11:59pm MST. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO. You can share photos from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or upload them directly from your computer, but they must be submitted here to be included.

How to Win:

Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of two $75 Amazon.com gift cards.

the details…

Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! Winner will be notified and must reply with Amazon account email address. If there’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 country’s Amazon website in the market value equivalent to U.S. dollars. Official Terms & Conditions are in the entry submission widget just below.

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Past Challenge Winners

January 2019
Josh Bingham
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About the Recipe

Brown Butter Coffee Cake


Tip One: Butter can go from browned to burnt FAST! Be sure not to step away from the pan once the butter stops making those popping and bubbling noises.

Tip Two: This recipe doesn’t have coffee itself, it’s simply meant to be served alongside coffee as a tasty afternoon snack or treat-yourself-breakfast!

Tip Three: Choose the right baking pan! I find light colored metal baking pans produce the best results. Dark colored pans will brown the edges and make them dry. Glass or ceramic pans will work, but you’ll likely need to increase the baking time.


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