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Flour Power! 2011 Winner

Congratulations

Melissa Sperka Recipe x5
MelissasSouthernStyleKitchen
Well Seasoned
Greensboro, NC (pop. 269,666)
Member Since Aug 2011


Congratulations to Melissa Sperka of Greensboro, NC!

Her CARAMEL, CHOCOLATE AND ALMOND GOOEY BUTTER CAKE! won the Grand Prize in the Just A Pinch "Flour Power 2011 Baking Contest."

Melissa's Grand Prize includes:

  • Travel for two to Nashville, TN
  • Two nights hotel accommodations
  • Two tickets to a Grand Ole Opry performance (subject to scheduling and availability)
  • A $1,000 cook's dream shopping spree at the Viking Kitchen Store in historic downtown Franklin, TN
  • ... and the opportunity to prepare the winning recipe with Janet in front of a live audience at a Blue Ribbon Showcase Event!

Feeling like a winner yourself? ENTER TO WIN some tasty prizes of your own!

Meet Melissa and Hear About Her Blue Ribbon Experience!




Honorable Mentions

The judges had the most enjoyable job of sampling the wonderful entries... including these delicious Finalists! Congrats to all!

CHOCOLATE BLISS CAKE - Traci Bentz of Vancouver, WA
"What is there not to love about chocolate pudding, chocolate chips, chocolate ganache, snickers candy bars and, oh yeah, how about some caramel, too?? And, yes, all in one amazing cake!"

MS. GERALDINE'S FRESH APPLE CAKE - Debbie Lawrence of Birmingham, AL
"The whole family loves this wonderful taste of my childhood in the south!"

CRANBERRY COOKIE STRUDEL - Didi Dalaba of Greece, NY
"This recipe reminds me of Autumn, upcoming holiday's and the aroma's of baking at home."

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22 Comments

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Melissa Sperka MelissasSouthernStyleKitchen
Oct 28, 2012
Yvonne, thank you for your kind comment! It was a spectacular day. I adore the Kitchen Crew and all of my JAP friends!! ~ Melissa
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Yvonne Harvey Grandma22
Oct 26, 2012
I just watched this video ( Oct 25, 2012) and it was very fun & inspiring. Melissa was so personable and professional, she should have her own tv show :-)
can't wait to make her winning cake for work ! thank-you!
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Patricia & Jake Fish pattifish
May 1, 2012
Looks like a great time!
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Melissa Sperka MelissasSouthernStyleKitchen
Feb 19, 2012
Thank you Diane!! We had a ball! :)
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Diane Hopson Smith DeeDee2011
Feb 18, 2012
Just watched the video, awesome job Melissa!!