Choctoberfest is here!

Today is one of my favorite days of the year… because it is the first day of #Choctoberfest 2016!

#Choctoberfest is a 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?

Thank you to the sponsors who make #Choctoberfest possible! This year, Imperial Sugar is back as our Gold Sponsor. They have been a trusted name in kitchens since 1843, and their website is home to thousands of sweet recipes tested in the Imperial Sugar Kitchen. You can find Imperial Sugar on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube, or join their Sweet Community so you can share your own recipes, save recipes to a virtual inbox, print Imperial Sugar coupons, and connect with other sugar lovers.

Imperial Sugar and our silver sponsors have banded together to offer a huge #Choctoberfest prize pack, which you can enter to win below! One lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive the following:

  • From our Gold Sponsor Imperial Sugar: 1 case of granulated sugar (40 pounds), 1 case of brown sugar (24 pounds), 1 case of dark brown sugar (24 pounds), 1 case of powdered sugar (24 pounds bags), and an Imperial Sugar red ruffle apron
  • From our Silver Sponsor Nature Nate’s: 32 oz. Raw & Unfiltered Honey bottle, Honey Syrup, Honey Packets, a Nature Nate’s T-shirt, various kitchen supplies, and $50 Amazon gift card
  • From our Silver Sponsor Barlean’s:16 oz Barlean’s Butter-Flavored Coconut Oil, 9.52 oz canister of Chocolate Silk Greens, and 8oz bottle of Essential Women Omega-Swirl Chocolate Mint
  • From our Silver Sponsor Caveman Coffee: 1 Bag of Coffee (you choice of blacklisted or sabertooth), 1 coconut MCT oil, and 1 Cacao Butter
  • From #Choctoberfest blog hosts The PinterTest Kitchen: 1 specialty chocolate gift pack (your choice of dark or milk chocolate), 1 tin (14 ounces) drinking chocolate, and Divine’s Fair Trade Gift Set

Enter now to win our #Choctoberfest 2016 prize pack! We’ll be picking a winner at random winner on Saturday, Oct. 22, so enter by next Friday to make sure your name is in the drawing:

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Here’s a list of all of the bloggers participating in #Choctoberfest 2016. Visit any of their blogs to get delicious chocolate recipes throughout the week:

The PinterTest Kitchen2 Cookin’ MamasA Kitchen Hoor’s Adventuresaddicted 2 recipesAmy’s Cooking AdventuresAn Affair From The HeartBalancing MotherhoodBody RebootedBottom Left of the MittenBy the PoundsCanning and Cooking at HomeCoconut & LimeCook with 5 KidsCook’s HideoutCookaholic WifeCooking with CarleeCopyKat RecipesCricket’s ConfectionsCrumbs in my MustachioElisabeth JeanFairyburgerFaith, Hope, Love, & Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered AccompliceFamily Around the TableFantastical Sharing of RecipesFeed Your Soul TooFeeding BigFrankly EntertainingFull Belly SistersGet the Good StuffGrumpy’s HoneybunchHezzi-D’s Books and CooksHostess At HeartInk and SugarJane’s Adventures in DinnerJoin Us, Pull Up a ChairKaren’s Kitchen AdventuresKate’s Recipe BoxKudos Kitchen by ReneeKylee CooksLetz EatLife CurrentsLife on Food Making MiraclesMonica’s TableMoore or Less Cooking Food BlogMy Catholic KitchenMy Gluten Free MiamiOur Good LifePalatable PastimeRestless ChipotleSeduction in The KitchenSew You Think You Can CookSimple Food 365Southern With A TwistSumptuous SpoonfulsTake Two TapasTampa Cake GirlTeaspoon of GoodnessThat RecipeThe Crumby CupcakeThe FlavouristaThe Food Hunter’s Guide To CuisineThe Freshman CookThe Pajama ChefThe Redhead BakerThe Spiffy Cookie •  TramplingroseWildflour’s Cottage KitchenZesty South Indian Kitchen

I’m looking forward to seeing all of the yummy recipes posted on these blogs. Check them out throughout the week and don’t forget to follow our sponsors and bloggers using the Rafflecopter giveaway widget above for your chance to win our sweet prize pack.
Are you a fellow food blogger who wants to get involved with events like #Choctoberfest? Sign up here to get notifications when they happen from The PinterTest Kitchen.



  1. WHOA! This is a huge giveaway and CHOCOLATE! Yes please!
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    Comment by Julie Maloney — 10 October, 2016 @ 8:22 pm

  2. This looks fun! I now have a taste for chocolate. Also.. I aspire to put together a simple and catching post like you. Great job.

    Comment by TheMixedMama — 11 October, 2016 @ 2:02 am

  3. Choctoberfest! How fun!!! So many chocolate recipes! YUM!

    Comment by Jill Wiley — 11 October, 2016 @ 3:05 pm

  4. Would love to participate in this and share chocolate recipes! I tried the link to sign up but it didn’t work 🙁 Sounds like a great event!
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    Comment by Janine Good — 11 October, 2016 @ 3:15 pm

  5. All the bloggers have been chosen for #Choctoberfest but you can definitely leave your chocolate recipe in the comments for everyone to see!

    Comment by Christina Russell — 11 October, 2016 @ 4:52 pm

  6. It works now 🙂

    Comment by Christina Russell — 11 October, 2016 @ 10:18 pm

  7. Never heard about Choctoberfest virtual event but it looks super fun! Glad to see so many linkup chocolate recipes on one page!
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    Comment by Ana — 11 October, 2016 @ 6:48 pm

  8. Wow this is a great virtual way to enjoy chocolates, and win awesome prizes. I’m excited who will win… Fingers-crossed, hope you win!

    Comment by Blair Villanueva — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:11 am

  9. Now that’s what I call a cool giveaway. Chocolate it my favorite.

    Comment by Valerie — 12 October, 2016 @ 6:13 am

  10. Awesome. Best of luck!

    Comment by Christina Russell — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:40 pm

  11. How have I never heard of choctober fest?!? I love chocolate! This giveaway is awesome!
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    Comment by Roxy — 12 October, 2016 @ 11:03 am

  12. haha Good luck!

    Comment by Christina Russell — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:36 pm

  13. Yum! I’m a chocolate fiend and intrigued by this tasty event. Would love to win a few goodies if I’m lucky.

    Comment by Shane — 12 October, 2016 @ 11:55 am

  14. Best of luck!

    Comment by Christina Russell — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:36 pm

  15. There are so many events that I NEVER knew about until I got more into the blogging world. This looks interesting and tasting. Definitely an awesome segway into the holiday season.

    Comment by CJ from Thirty30Courtney — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:28 pm

  16. Agreed!!

    Comment by Christina Russell — 12 October, 2016 @ 12:36 pm

  17. I love chocolate! I can never get enough of it. Great giveaway 🙂
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    Comment by Krystal // The Krystal Diaries — 12 October, 2016 @ 3:41 pm

  18. This is a great giveaway! I’m a chocoholic!
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    Comment by Divya @ Eat Teach Blog — 12 October, 2016 @ 5:12 pm

  19. I am excited for any kind of celebration that invlolves chocolate 🙂
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    Comment by Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy — 13 October, 2016 @ 6:15 am

  20. chocolate coconut macaroons i love those things.

    Comment by Rana Durham — 16 October, 2016 @ 3:59 am

  21. I love chocolate gravy! It is absolute heaven when poured over oven fresh biscuits.

    Comment by Cindy A. — 21 October, 2016 @ 9:56 am

  22. Molten lava cake is my favorite.

    Comment by Holly Thomas — 21 October, 2016 @ 7:15 pm

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