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Okay you guys. I am SO SUPER EXCITED for this giveaway. Sit down, and hold onto your coffee mugs, mmkay?

As part of the Duncan Hines Passionate Blogger Program, I get to go to the Duncan Hines Test Kitchens in September. And, ONE OF YOU gets to come too!

Yes, you read that right! One Crazy for Crust reader gets to go to the Duncan Hines Test Kitchen with me! AND with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers too!

Here is what you get if you win this giveaway:

  • A 3 day/2 night trip to the Duncan Hines Test Kitchen in Parsiapnny, NJ on 9/20/13-9/22/13. You MUST be able to travel on those dates.
  • Round-trip coach-class air transportation for winner from a major airport(s) near winner’s residence to a major airport near Parsippany, New Jersey.
  • Standard hotel accommodations
  • A baking class with Duncan Hines chefs

AND you get to hang out with me. Totally the best part, right? 😉

Okay, here’s how you can enter (all of this will be done via the rafflecopter form below!)

  • To enter the contest, Duncan Hines would like you to join the Duncan Hines Baker’s Club. You can find all the information under that link.
  • Leave me a comment telling me WHY you want to go? Check out the Duncan Hines Frosting Creations and tell me what you want to make with them. What flavor are you most excited to try?
  • Follow me (and Duncan Hines) on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
  • Pin-to-win! I love using cake mix, and so do my other Passionate Blogger friends. Pin the images using the links in the rafflecopter form for extra entries!

Good luck! Please enter using the rafflecopter below.


Love cake mix recipes? I do too. Here’s a list if you’re looking for inspiration:

duncan hines giveaway recipes


Contest Rules:

Open to U.S. residents only. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Giveaway ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Winner will be notified via email and will have until end of day on March 30th to respond, or a new winner will be chosen.

By submitting a Contest Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Contest Entry to be posted on Facebook or other websites. Contest Entrant agrees that Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Contest Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Contest Entry.


Potential winners will be notified via U.S. mail and/or overnight mail and/or email on or about (date) using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Potential winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where legal, a publicity release and a federal and state tax release and return same, properly executed within five (5) days of issuance of notification via regular U.S. Mail. Failure to return any or all documents fully-executed within the specified time period, Sponsor’s inability to contact any potential winner for any reason after a reasonable attempt, or if any notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in disqualification and a runner-up may be selected.

Legal Disclaimer:

By submitting a Contest Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Contest Entry to be posted on Facebook or other websites. Contest Entrant agrees that Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Contest Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Contest Entry.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: The winner will receive the following: a 3-day/2-night trip for the winner to Parsippany, New Jersey on 09/20/13 – 09/22/13 (travel dates subject to change by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion), including a baking class with Duncan Hines chefs (“Event”), round-trip coach-class air transportation for winner from a major airport(s) near winner’s residence to a major airport near Parsippany, New Jersey (airports selected by Sponsor), standard hotel accommodations for winner (single room/double occupancy; hotel location and other accommodation details determined by Sponsor), ground transportation to/from airport and hotel and hotel and Event. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: $1,200. Actual value of trip prize depends upon the city of departure, time of travel, any airfare fluctuations and on current market conditions at time of prize fulfillment, and any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value if any, will not be awarded. Tickets awarded as part of a prize are subject to the terms and conditions stated on such tickets. See Travel Restrictions below.

All taxes and any other costs not specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable at the time the prize is awarded. All prizes claimed will be awarded. Limit one prize per person.

Travel Restrictions

Winner must be able to travel on itinerary and dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Winner must sign travel release prior to traveling. Trip is subject to air/hotel availability and confirmation of reservations; certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer. Airline and flight times to be selected by Sponsor at its sole discretion. One or more stopovers may be required on air transportation. Air transportation, if applicable, and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and in seat locations determined by Sponsor. Once trip dates have been booked, no change,

extension or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner must confirm available travel dates and flight times selected by the Sponsor within five (5) days of prize notification. No extension or change of trip dates permitted. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or similar items once they are in winner’s possession. If the winner lives within 100 miles of prize destination city, the air transportation portion of the prize will not be awarded and ground transportation will be substituted and no additional compensation will be provided. Each winner must comply with all Event venue, air carrier and airport, accommodations, ground transportation and other applicable rules and restrictions; failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. Winner must possess valid ID and are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary and required travel documents (passport, etc.) in order to travel. Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, rbb Public Relations and Tenthwave Digital LLC (“Contest Entities”) shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Contest Entities shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. Prize components cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer, and no portion may be separated except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the prize. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-­‐inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions, which may be stated in the affidavit and release and/or prize travel documents. All fees and expenses not specifically included in the prize description above (including, but not limited to, additional ground transportation and airline expense, taxes, fees, gratuities, meals and insurance) are responsibility solely of winner.

If Event and/or any other portion of a prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, Sponsor will have no obligation to award compensation in lieu thereof, the remainder of the prize will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. All other prize details are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees are the responsibility solely of winners.



Last Updated on August 18, 2022

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  1. I love baking cakes and cupcakes with treats hidden inside so that would be a BLAST! I would love to try the Carmel flavor creation! YUM!! I would have a blast with you whipping up some awesomeness with Duncan Hines!

  2. I used to decordate cakes and I love finding new and fun inspiration wherever I can! Duncan Hines knows their cakes!

  3. I want to go because Duncan Hines has been used in my family for years. Also, I am most excited about the caramel. I love to make chocolate cupcakes with various frostings.