Monday, October 7, 2013

The Chocolate Adventure Contest: Scharffen Berger

Explore your adventurous side for a chance to win $25,000. Scharffen Berger® chocolate and invite you to enter the seventh annual Chocolate Adventure Contest.

Create an original recipe for any kind of bar—from brownies and blondies and seven layer bars to cookie-based bars, ice cream bars, chocolate bark—even handcrafted candy bars. 

The Challenge: Combine Scharffen Berger chocolate with one or more of 12 “adventure ingredients” in your recipe to Create a Bar!!! Entries accepted from October 1, 2013 through January 2, 2014.

The Adventure Ingredients:
Turbinado Sugar
Fresh Pomegranate
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Peppercorns (Any Type—Black, Red, Green)
Pandan Leaf or Pandan Leaf Extract
Coconut Milk, Cream, Butter or Oil
Oat Flour
Sesame Seeds (Black or White
Fresh Croutons or Crostini

Entries will be judged based on creativity, taste, ease of preparation and whether the recipe reflects a spirit of adventure.

Judging panel includes some of the country’s foremost baking and chocolate experts: John Scharffenberger; Alice Medrich, award-winning cookbook author and chocolate expert; Matt Armendariz, food photographer and owner of MattBites blog; and Angie Dudley, owner of Bakerella blog and creator and author of Cake Pops.

For additional information about the The Chocolate Adventure Contest 2013 please visit

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