October Baking Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
October 1st, 2019

Announcing the official recipe for the October Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.

This month’s challenge is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. Thank you for supporting me in working with brands I love to bring you new challenges + prizes!

Today I’m announcing the recipe for the October Baking Challenge.

I was so thrilled to see everyone who joined in last month and made a batch of Gooey Cinnamon Rolls for the September challenge. Many of you had never made cinnamon rolls before and even more of you were intimidated to work with yeast. But every batch I saw looked absolutely beautiful! You should all be so proud of yourselves.

Stay tuned for a recap post on that challenge soon, where I’ll also be announcing the winners.

I’m so pumped for this next baking challenge because it’s officially fall and there’s THREE prizes up for grabs – including a KitchenAid Stand Mixer!

But first, let’s reveal the recipe…

Caramel Apple Coffee Cake!

I’ve teamed up with Bob’s Red Mill once again to bring you this challenge and new recipe. They’re generously providing the amazing prizes!

This is one of my favorite fall recipes and I hope it’ll become your favorite too! My family absolutely raved about this recipe. It just screams autumn!

Here’s how to participate in this challenge:

(Read completely!)

Step 1: Make a batch of Caramel Apple Coffee Cake.

Step 2: Take a photo of your cake and share it before October 31st 11:59pm MST.

Here’s how to share your photo:

Click here to access the challenge landing page. This is where you can get all the latest details, enter the challenge, and see other entries.

Click the button that says “SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY” – this will pop up a little widget where you can submit your photo:

  • You can select your entry photo from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, OR upload directly from your computer, tablet, or smart phone.

There’s also a few optional bonus entries to increase your chances of winning!


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

  • Grand Prize (1 winner) – 1 KitchenAid Stand Mixer + Bob’s Red Mill Products (approximate $314 value)
  • First Place Prize (2 winners) – $75 BobsRedMill.com Gift Card

The prizes are open to participants in the U.S. and Canada only.

You can still join for fun if you’re in another country, but you won’t be eligible to win a prize.

The three winners will be selected randomly; so don’t worry about taking a perfect picture. Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! I will email the winners. Winner must reply within 2 business days or a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are listed in the entry widget.

So what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? I can’t wait to see your cake 🙂

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Winni — October 8, 2019 at 12:43 am

    I follow every month’s challenge of your recipe. many times I have succeeded. Thank you so much for share the challenges.

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