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It’s #Choctoberfest! with Imperial Sugar


I am totally thrilled today, because it is October 5…. and that means it is the first day of #Choctoberfest! 

What is Choctoberfest, you ask?

#Choctoberfest is a Chocolate-inspired virtual event put together by The PinterTest Kitchen. Bloggers from around the world will be posting their favorite chocolate recipes, and you’ll get a chance to win some awesome prizes. What’s not to love about that?

Scroll down to enter the giveaway!

Also, here are a few of my favorite chocolate recipes to get us started … click on the image or the name to get the recipe:

Aztec Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Raspberry Sauce


Double Chocolate Banana Berry Bites

Double Chocolate Banana Berry Bites

Rich Creamy Dark Chocolate Milk Stout Ice Cream

Rich, Creamy Dark Chocolate Milk Stout Ice Cream

#Choctoberfest would not be possible without our sponsors, starting with our 2015 Gold Sponsor, Imperial Sugar. Imperial Sugar has been a trusted name in family kitchens since 1843. Their sugar products and sweeteners are made from non-GMO cane sugar and ensure consistently delicious results. We’ll be using Imperial Sugar whenever we use sugar in our recipes this week, and can’t wait to share the sweetness with you!

You can find Imperial Sugar on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Make sure you visit the recipes section of their website for some sweet inspiration, and you can also find coupons on their website if you want to try out Imperial Sugar yourself.

Imperial Sugar and our other sponsors have banded together to contribute some awesome prizes for our #Choctoberfest giveaway! Entering is simple – just click below on the rafflecopter. Here’s what you could win:

We also have a nonprofit sponsor this year – Rescue Chocolate! They make vegan chocolate treats and donate 100% of their proceeds to animal shelters.

Enter now to win the #Choctoberfest prize. Hurry, because we’re picking the winner on October 12 at 8:00 AM, so if you don’t sign up before then, you’ll miss your chance!

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A huge thank you to all of the other blogs participating in #Choctoberfest 2015. Check out their blogs throughout the week for chocolate recipes you won’t be able to resist: The PinterTest Kitchen2 Cookin’ MamasA Day in the Life on the FarmAloha FlavorAmy’s Cooking AdventuresAngels HomesteadBalancing MotherhoodBless this MessBusy-at-HomeChocolate SlopesCoconut & LimeColie’s KitchenCookaholic WifeCooking In StilettosCooking With LibbyCookistryCopyKat RecipesCravings of a LunaticCrumbs in my MustachioCulinary CoutureCupcakes Take The CakeDeliciously SavvyEat It & Say YumFairyburgerFamished Fish, Finicky SharkFarm Fresh FeastsFood Hunter’s Guide to CuisineFull Belly SistersGet Off The Couch and CookGrumpy’s HoneybunchHey What’s for Dinner Mom?Honey and BirchI Can Cook ThatJane’s Adventures in DinnerJessie WeaverLife on Food Life, Love, and Good FoodMajorly DeliciousMoore or Less Cooking Food BlogMother Would KnowOr Whatever You DoPoet in the PantryRecipes Food and CookingRhubarb and HoneySassy Southern YankeeSavory TartSeduction in The KitchenSerena LissySumptuous SpoonfulsTake Two TapasThat Skinny Chick Can BakeThatsSoYummyThe Chonchudo FilesThe Crumby CupcakeThe Dinner-MomThe Saucy SouthernerThe Spiced LifeThe Spiffy CookieThe Two Bite ClubThe Weekday GourmetVintage KittyWendy PolisiWhat A Girl EatsWhitBit’s Indian KitchenWit Wisdom & FoodZesty South Indian Kitchen

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9 Responses

  1. Michelle

    Chocolate Banana Bread

    October 5, 2015 at 11:16 am

    • Ann

      Oh yes! one of my faves 🙂

      October 5, 2015 at 6:49 pm

  2. MaryB

    Definitely a dark chocolate lover here. In fact, both my husband and I love dark chocolate in just about any form!

    October 5, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    • Ann

      I’m with you, MaryB! Dark chocolate is bordering on addiction for me.

      October 5, 2015 at 6:48 pm

  3. Maureen

    Dark chocolate is a favorite. A small piece is so satisfying.

    October 5, 2015 at 9:11 pm



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