Time to get in the baking spirit

It’s October and one of the most fun months of the year to bake and share sweet treats.

Cute. Spooky. Scary. Ooey. October is all about having fun in the kitchen and treating people to a smile.

Want to get your bake on and get in the baking spirit? Want to trick out your treats?

Well, how about a brand new KitchenAid stand mixer to get you started?

Sounds ghoulishly good to me.

Enter for a chance to win a KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer in one of the Spooktacular colors above.

  • To enter, just leave a comment on this post and tell me which mixer color you’d like to win … oh and if you know what treat you’d like to make this Halloween, I’d love to hear that too.
  • Deadline to enter is Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 7:00 pm ET. Sorry, Time’s Up! Winner announced below.
  • One winner will be chosen at random and announced sometime Wednesday evening.

Good luck guys!


Okay, here we go… drumroll please…  And the winner of a brand new KitchenAid mixer is … Debi!!!!

YAY Debi – Boysenberry IS a fun color! Happy baking this Halloween!

 This giveaway is sponsored by me.

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8,001 comments on “Time to get in the baking spirit”

  1. Canopy green! I’m making cake cookies this fall. So addictive!

  2. Onyx Black! to whip up my signature pumpkin spice cookies and cream cheese frosting:)

  3. The Onyx Black looks great! I would make monster cookies! :)
    Good luck everyone!

  4. I love the boysenberry!

  5. Oooh I think I would love the tangerine! Haha yes tangerine!! :-)

  6. It is so hard to choose a color because I love them all!!! I guess if I have to choose it would be the contour silver only because I will be redoing my kitchen and I have not chosen the colors yet… for Halloween… I will be making my Haunted House cake. It will be “spooktacular”!

  7. Onyx Black – will go perfect with my new house and kitchen :)

  8. Boysenberry! And I plan to make a black and orange checker cake :-)

  9. I LOVE the tangerine one! Dont know what im makingfor holloween yet but it wilk be delicious! :)

  10. Oh I would love a new mixer! All the colors are beautiful but the the silver is my fave! Definetly making monster cupcakes and witches hats for the kiddos and their classmates!

  11. I love to make anything with apples. Apple fritters keep coming to mind. the Boysenberry one is really pretty…but I would be happy with any color.

  12. I would like the contour silver… .so sleek… I plan to make spooky cupcakes…

  13. I love the contour silver mixer!!!! It’s treat making time! I’m making banana bread, cookies and pies! It’s not fall weather here but I’m baking and lighting fall candles!!

  14. I love the black one!!! I can’t wait to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

  15. Contour silver and I will be making a candy corn cake.

  16. Canopy Green! I’d make a few batches of peanut butter cookies in it.

  17. I love the silver contour! I would bake something fall related like pumpkin muffins or cookies.

  18. I would like the Onyx Black or Contour Silver!!! thanks for the opportunity!!!! i would make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!!!

  19. Thank you for the opportunity to enter this giveaway Bakerella <3 I would love any color!! I would use it to make Halloween cookies & cake pops :) xo

  20. Definatly the Boysenberry! Pumpkin cupcakes is a must in my house! Luv your blog!

  21. Contour silver to make oatmeal pumpkin cookies for Halloween!

  22. Chrome or Silver would be great. And we will be making Halloween cake pops for my daughters school.

  23. Boysenberry for sure! I’m in the mood for some macarons. I’ll make them orange with chocolate ganache!

  24. I love colors, but I’d have to go with contour silver to match my kitchen! I’d make some good old fashioned chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache – and maybe some cute pumpkin toppers :)

  25. Tangerine! I’m thinking of pumpkin cake pop Eyeballs for Halloween!

  26. onyx black :D monster cupcakes yum!

  27. I love the Boysenberry!! This year I’m going to bake some pumpkin cookies and cupcakes :)

  28. I actually love the Grey :) So fun!

  29. Tangerine! What better color to mix up a batch of Candy Corn Mini cupcakes in?

  30. I love the boysenberry! I look forward to making pumpkin cookies and pumpkin muffins.

  31. Contour Silver! :)) I’d be making pumpkin spice cut out cookies…

  32. That canopy green is amazing! I’m making my favorite cake cookies this fall. They’re addictive!

  33. Canopy green!!!!

  34. Boysenberry! I bake every week so this would be well used! We are making pumpkin bread this week!

  35. Starting out a new blog after years of making cookies. A new adventure could really use a new mixer. If chance is on my side … white, please! <

  36. Tangerine! What a fun color.

    I love making “witch fingers” for Halloween parties. It’s basically a green-tinted sugar cookie shaped into fingers with almond “fingernails.” A lot of Halloween recipes look great but don’t taste so awesome- my favorite thing about these is that they taste delicious! (-ly spooky)

  37. I love the black!!!! I would like to make snickerdoodles in that mixer.

  38. OHHH… I want the TANGERINE one! I think I’d make some fun sugar cookies for my girls to help decorate!

  39. The tangerine would go with my Pumpkin-Chocolate Cheesecake. :)

  40. I would love then contour silver! I’d also love to make classic brown butter crispy treats with homemade marshmallows and reese’s pieces.

  41. I would go for the tangerine colour, although I would call it “pumpkin”..i could finally follow directions properly when it suddenly says “using the ____ attachment on your stand mixer…” and not say “shhhh they’ll never know!”(to no one in particular)…as I hand mix the batter

  42. Orange

  43. I would love silver or metallic chrome. We plan on making haunted Halloween houses.

  44. Boysenberry is screaming out my name! I always love to make anything pumpkin & spice at this time of the year!

  45. Love the boysenberry! Soo many great fall inspired recipes to make with it :)

  46. I LOVE the canopy green mixer. I’m making anything and everything pumpkin this month! :)

  47. I would love that canopy green one! What a fun color.

  48. Grey looks nice :) I would like to make some bread out of some left over wheat from a homebrew pumpkin ale beer.

  49. The Tangerine one! I love it! Some cookies would be a good treat for halloween.

  50. Would love to get the contour silver mixer, it looks amazing!!!!! I’ll be making spooky ghost cupcakes

  51. Contour silver mixer would be great. I’ll bake a delicious pumpkin pie for my halloween party.

  52. Canopy green!

  53. I’d go for the Boysenberry!

  54. I would love the Bosenberry! Love that color!

  55. Boysenberry all the way! I’d make a pre-Christmas/Halloween treat… Scary Santa’s!!

  56. Boysenberry!

  57. White!

    I’d like to make pumpkin roll!

  58. The black or boysenberry would be wonderful. I really want to try out making homemade marshmallows. :)

  59. Would love the Metallic Chrome!

  60. Onyx Black. My mom wants me to make those pumpkins out of rice crispy treats.

  61. Counter Silver ! Pumpkin Cheesecake!

  62. Bosenberry – simple treats. Ghost lollipops

  63. What a wicked giveaway! I would love to have that tangerine mixer…it’s calling my name :) Halloween bark, dipped pretzel witch fingers and a Halloween cake are in my near future.

  64. canopy green is amazing! I love to make chocolate cupcakes with ghost toppers for halloween every year!

  65. I’d love to win the black one! I’ll be traveling on Halloween, so won’t be able to bake anything.

  66. I want that boysenberry mixer!! I plan on making a lot of pumpkin themed sweets for the remainder of the season… I made pumpkin cupcakes with cheesecake frosting and it was a hit with the family. Plenty more where that came from :-)

  67. A white mixer would be amazing to make my pumpkin spice bundt cake in the shape of a jack o lantern!

  68. Metallic Chrome! And pumpkin bars!

  69. I would love to have the tangerine mixer pls! I love happy colors!!! It will be exciting to use that for the sugar cookies I’ll be making this halloween! ????

  70. I LOVE the Boysenberry one! I want to make some fun halloween cake pops of course!

  71. Oynx Black! I’ll be whipping up some pumpkin spice cupcakes with a spiced cream cheese frosting!

  72. Canopy Green. My favorite color

  73. It would be amazing to see the contour silver Kitchen Aid on my countertop. Stunning! IF I had this machine I might whip up some fluffy meringue ghosts or spider ganache truffles for Halloween. The possibilities are endless. Thanks for the opportunity.

  74. I love the contour silver color!

  75. Cake pops for my daughter’s school. Love the onyx black!

  76. Boysenberry please. Cup cakes with Halloween goodies on them.

  77. Boysenberry! I’d make some chocolate covered peanut butter balls!

  78. The Contour Silver is stunning!

  79. i love the contour silver! i definitely will be making a spiderweb cheesecake this halloween.

  80. I am excited to make some eyeball cake pops, they were a huge hit for me last year! I love all of the colors!

  81. I would love tangerine please

  82. I’d like boysenberry. I’ll be making dozens of vanilla bean and dark chocolate cookies (decorated with royal icing) for a charity event the week before, so I will baked out until Thanksgiving!

  83. I would love to make some pumpkin cupcakes with that beautiful boysenberry mixer :)

  84. I would love that Chrome one, it’s gorgeous. My current old Kitchen Aid is on its last legs, can’t even make fondant in it anymore. And I want to make this for husband’s office again this year.

  85. Only Metallic Chrome to bake Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Chocolate Ganache :P

  86. I think I’d go for the white – thank you!

  87. I adore the boysenberry! And I love to make pumpkin bread!

  88. Contour Silver! I just saw a recipe for pumpkin snicker doodles…kind if excited to try them!

  89. i’d love to have the Tangerine color mixer to make Pumpkin Oat Muffin that goes well with the Halloween themed… Thanks!

  90. The contour silver mixer looks amazing!!! will be making spooky ghost cupcakes :D

  91. I love the Tangerine color!!! So many fun and sweet treats to make!

  92. Metallic Chrome please! And I’m thinking pumpkin bars, the kind with the crumb topping.

  93. contour silver.

  94. The Boysenberry would be the my choice, even though I’d take any of them! I’d make cake pops, of course!

  95. I will be making plenty of decorated cookies this month!
    I believe that the Boysenberry mixer will make them even sweeter :)

  96. Contor silver, I wNt to try making pumpkin doughnuts

  97. I love the contour silver. I’d like to make red velvet cupcakes for my baby shower!

  98. I would go with the contour silver

  99. I’d love the Boysenberry one!! I plan on making pumpkin cheesecake :)

  100. I like the Contour Silver or Onyx Black and I would use it to make my Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese icing this Halloween!

  101. Mine just died, and i juse it all the time.
    I had the white one, i would buy the white one again if i had the money.
    I would make a halloween cake with bloody fingers on top (of course the all edible ) lol

  102. white or boysenberry!! all are such fun colors :) Kitchenaid really can match any occasion!

  103. I love the tangerine!!! I will be making jack-o-lantern cake pops for sure, and maybe the witch ones, too!

  104. I would love contour silver!!! Thanks for being such a baking inspiration!

  105. Tangerine, Boysenberry, and Canopy Green are my most favorite ones! I LOVE colorful kitchenaid mixers!!! :)

  106. The Boysenberry kitchenaid is pretty!
    I’d love to make Oreo or Red Velvet truffles this Halloween :)

  107. Love the boysenberry and some pumpkin quick bread.

  108. I love the boysenberry color. I enjoy making cupcakes for the kids in my neighborhood.

  109. Contour Silver! I would love to make spider cookies for my girls for Halloween…something with a mixture of sweet and salty!

  110. Halloween cakes pops for my daughter’s school! Love the onyx black.

  111. Boysenberry

    I would like to make some decorated cupcakes and brownies.

  112. I’m thinking black is pretty ghoulish…and I’m gearing up to make Halloween bark, and pumpkin bread.

  113. Love the canopy green!!

  114. I would make more yummy
    Gluten free treats for my son who will be 12 on 10/10! He has been GF for 10 years and it’s a challenge to make him yummy treats! I have a pumpkin cookie recipe I would love to try to make him.
    I’m not picky on the color- is say let my son pick- why not!!!

  115. I’m between making some pumpkin spice cupcakes.. OR.. some shortbread cookies and decorating them all Halloween-e :) OR.. some cake pops or anything yummy! Decisions, decisions… :) I like the Contour Silver. Thank you for the opportunity! :D

  116. Loving the Boysenberry color! I’ll probably make either cake pops or cupcakes or both. Seen some cute stuff online lately.

  117. I love the Boysenberry! My almost 5 year old would love it too as her favorite color right now is any shade of purple. I would probably be baking some cookies or trying out something new with that beautiful mixer!

  118. Contour silver

  119. Contour silver

  120. Love all the colors but think the tangerine will work great for me!

    Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are great for fall!!

  121. The onyx black is my choice. Yesterday someone posted a copycat butterfingers candy bar. Candy corn and peanut butter then dipped in chocolate. That sounds interesting and I have to try it

  122. The boysenberry color is so pretty! It would definitely inspire some baking.

  123. I would love the Boysenberry Kitchen aid. I would make pumpkin cheese cake and pumpkin bread and maybe some halloween inspired cupcakes. :)

  124. I LOVE the boysenberry. I just started culinary school and could definitely see some cookies in my future with that beauty!!

  125. I love the contour silver! I can’t wait to make my pumpkin spice cheesecake!

  126. Onyx Black.

  127. So many choices. I like the Contour Silver. I enjoy baking in the fall. A new mixer would be awesome to whip up the Mrs. Field’s Pumpkin Harvest Cookies!! Thank you!

  128. The tangerine color is beautiful! It reminds me of pumpkins and candy corn…two things to use to make tons of awesome Halloween treats!

  129. Contour Silver and I’d be baking lots of pumpkin & banana bread!

  130. Contour Silver! I Might Make Some oreo Balls And Not Share.

  131. tangerine, i simply love the color =) i’m making cookies, cakepops and brownies!

  132. Definitely the Halloween orange is the best color and I would love to make some pumpkin spice cookies this Halloween!

  133. I love the boysenberry!! I totally had the idea last night to make a pumpkin moon pie! If I can come up with one, I’ll share pics and the recipe with you!

  134. Ooh, I love the contour silver color. Haven’t decided on Halloween treats yet. Still thinking about candy!

  135. Oh, that green is calling my name!!

  136. I’d love the white one. And I am looking forward to making pumpkin pie, sopapilla cheesecake bars, cookies, cake…well…I have a long list in my bookmarks….

  137. Tangerine! I want to make pumpkin spice cake pops!

  138. I love the contour silver!

  139. I would want the one in Contour Silver. I’m about to paint my kitchen walls and this would compliment them wonderfully. For Halloween this year I’ll be baking a cemetery cake (complete with coffin, open grave and dirt pile) for my friend’s 40th birthday. The idea is that she will be “burying” her youth! Good thing she has a good sense of humor!!!

  140. Tangerine…this time if year love to make pumpkin choc chip muffins

  141. White! To replace the one that just wore out. And I just want to make yummy breads this fall.

  142. I LOVE the Contour Silver!

  143. Metallic chrome for me! I make chocolate chip cookies & birthday cake.

  144. Hi bakerella :D

    The boysenberry mixer is absolutely gorgeous..would love to have it so I can bake more after my last year of undergrad!! I’m planning on baking some spooky cakepops for halloween this year!


  145. I’d have to go with onyx black! And we bought trick-or-treat treats…which we have already gotten in to!

  146. I am looking all year long forward to Halloween! I will be making Mummy Pop Up Cake Pops for the kids and for the adults a Pumpkin Chiffon Pie :). I love the tangarine mixer and this is my biggest dream of all times to own a stand mixer someday. Have a Happy Halloween season!

  147. Contour silver….and I’d love to make a pumpkin roll!

  148. I would love the contour silver to make all my mini desserts for my daughters glamoween party

  149. tangerine!

  150. Boysenberry!!

  151. Boysenberry. I am planning to make Halloween treats, including some cream cheese pound cake and homemade bread!

  152. I adore the Tangerine. I plan on hoarding candy corn like it is no ones business. Maybe put them on toast, stuff them into chicken, you know, the basics..

  153. I’d love the grey one :D

  154. I’d love grey. I’m hoping to make our traditional caramel apples

  155. Tangerine! I want to make pumpkin flavored anything :D

  156. Oooh tough choice! Love the boysenberry… and the silver… but I also just picked out a green keurig for my christmas present. Is that too matchy matchy? Thanks for the giveaway!!

  157. Tangerine!!! I love orange.

  158. Onyx Black

    we would make a spider cookie cake on our cooking show

  159. Tangerine!!! It’s about time for some pumpkin cinnamon rolls!

  160. Tangerine would be so cool! We can’t get get cookie butter here in Hawaii unless we travel to the mainland and hit Trader Joes. I would love to try my hand at some Cookie Butter Cookies!!!

  161. Love mine, but could all ways use another one!!

  162. Boysenberry!!! I’d bake up a storm…ricotta cheesecake, pavlova, and other goodies…dessert party!!!

  163. Canopy Green looks so pretty… And I’d make red velvet cake pops, of course! :)

  164. I love the boysenberry color, so beautiful. I’d definitely be making homemade monster cookies and cupcakes!

  165. Honestly any color would be amazing, but that Tangerine is to die for! (Puns, woo!) I love a pop of color in my kitchen and I’ve always dreamed of a Kitchen Aid. I’m really tempted to make some faux candied apple cheesecake pops.

  166. I would love the Onyx Black because it would go with EVERYTHING! and perfect to make cake pops!!

  167. The Boysenberry color is beautiful! I’d love to make halloween cake! :)

  168. Tangerine

  169. Boysenberry! What a neat give a way. I would make gingerbread poptarts.

  170. I like the boysenberry.

  171. the boysenberry looks cool….but i can adjust with a contour silver too….or any color or that matter… :-)

  172. I like the white one – and and this halloween I’m making a ton of whipped mashed potatoes.

  173. Boysenberry!! Love making sugar cookies and decorating them so many different ways :)

  174. I love the Canopy Green and the Tangerine. Tough choice. :o) I have some skeleton cookies on my short list.

  175. I love the Canopy Green! I can’t wait to make mini pumpkin muffins with cream cheese icing!

  176. Love making treats like brownies and cookies for the holiday and I think the contour silver looks awesome!

  177. Tangerine would be so cool! OMG …. We can’t get cookie butter here in Hawaii unless we travel to Trader Joes on the mainland. I would love to try my hand at some cookie butter cookies!!!!

  178. Tough decision…I think either canopy green or contour silver. Thanks for the chance!

  179. Boysenberry!!! And I’m making a big pan of my grandmother’s apple cake. :)

  180. I would love to have the boysenberry color. For Halloween I make amazing pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

  181. The grey seems very practical but the boysenberry looks so gorgeous. Dilemma! We don’t celebrate Halloween here in Malaysia but apple hand pies won’t go wrong anytime soon.

  182. Boysenberry! Pretty much anything with pumpkin is on my baking to do list these days.

  183. contour silver. So sleek and cool. Holiday baking would be a breeze with this dream machine!

  184. The boysenberry mixer is sooooo pretty!

  185. Boysenberry is gorgeous and would be pefect to prepare my cinnamon coffee cake !!!

  186. Would love to make some double chocolate chip cookies for my 2 lil cuties and the Contour silver would make that process easier, Thanks!!!!

  187. The Contour Silver is amazing and my favorite! I found this great recipe for Halloween bark that I plan on trying. It has all sorts of candy plus the chocolate…Yum! My son’s friends will love me!

  188. I love the metallic chrome. So cool looking.

  189. Contour Silver

  190. I love your website and am so excited to try Halloween recipes this month, especially your cake balls! All colors are gorgeous but I love white or grey or tangerine! :)

  191. The tangerine colour =D reminds me of pumpkin ^^

  192. Boysenberry!!

  193. That canopy green is calling my name. Just about as loud as an apple pie cake!

  194. Love the boysenberry!

  195. The silver! My candy corn brownies would be insane if I went all mixer pro on ’em. :)

  196. A mixer would be so handy leading up to the holidays…the Boysenberry color is beautiful.

  197. I’m thinking caramel cashew cookies this Halloween! The Boysenberry mixer is GORGEOUS. I’d love it! Thanks!

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