Sally’s Baking Challenge FAQ

What is Sally’s Baking Challenge?

Sally’s Baking Challenge is a monthly baking tradition that I began in 2017. I started this monthly baking challenge to connect with readers, create a positive baking community, and challenge myself (and readers) in the kitchen. Each month, I share a new Sally’s Baking Challenge recipe and encourage readers to bake that recipe during the month. The point is to help you learn new kitchen skills, get creative, and have fun!

How Does Sally’s Baking Challenge Work?

I publish a new challenge recipe on the 1st of each month. The day before, I publish a “preview” post. For example, the day before I publish the challenge recipe for May, I publish a blog post called “May Baking Challenge” where I share a preview of the May recipe as well as announce April’s winner. Sign up for Sally’s Baking Challenge emails so you’re alerted as soon as a new challenge recipe is published.

Make the recipe during that month, then share your recipe photo with me. (See How Do I Enter Sally’s Baking Challenge? next.) At the end of the month, we randomly select 1 winner.

How Do I Enter Sally’s Baking Challenge?

After making the Sally’s Baking Challenge recipe, share your recipe photo with us via email: [email protected]. By emailing your recipe photo, you are automatically entered in the challenge. For a bonus entry, leave a review on the challenge recipe. Instagram direct messages are hard to track, so please email your recipe photo instead. Feel free to share on social media using #sallysbakingchallenge and tagging me (@sallysbakeblog), but the only way to guarantee you are in the running is sending your entry via email.

Can I Share My Photo Multiple Times for More Entries?

No. Sharing your photo multiple ways counts as one entry. But, leave a review on the challenge recipe for a bonus entry.

I Don’t Live in the USA. Can I Enter?

Yes. This giveaway is open to the whole world.

What Do I Win?

The randomly selected winner receives a $250 Amazon Gift Card.

How Is the Winner Chosen?

My assistants and I keep track of your photos and randomly select 1 winner at the end of the month.

When Is the Winner Announced?

The Sally’s Baking Challenge winner is announced on the last day of the month in the next month’s baking challenge preview post. For example, the April Sally’s Baking Challenge winner is announced in a post called May Baking Challenge, which is published at the end of the month.

Where Do I Find the Challenge Recipes?

You can find all Sally’s Baking Challenge recipes here.

Is Participation in Sally’s Baking Challenge Required?

No. Participation is completely voluntary!

How Do I Sign Up for Sally’s Baking Challenge Emails?

Sign up for Sally’s Baking Challenge emails here. These emails are separate from my other email lists, so make sure you sign up for the latest Sally’s Baking Challenge announcements!

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