KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway

This is the best and most amazing giveaway I’ve ever hosted. To the tune of a $549 value, but who’s counting.

One very lucky person is going to win a new KitchenAid 7-Quart Bowl Lift Residential Stand Mixer in the color of your choice (red, silver, black, white)

Here is some product information on KitchenAid’s newest and best performing stand mixer

I have made a half dozen things with my new mixer and it’s the mixing equivalent of a Ferrari.

Sleek, smooth, powerful, responsive. Truly an amazing piece of high end equipment.

In comparison to my 6-quart KitchenAid stand mixer, which is a wonderful machine, the 7-quart is even better.

Why do I love the 7-Quart Stand Mixer so much?

It’s the largest capacity residential bowl-lift Available 7-Quart (6.6 L). The extra quart helps with making things like 8 ½ lbs of mashed potatoes,
8 ½ loaves of bread, or 14 dozen cookies at once.

This baby is deep

You may think, Oh I’d never make that much of anything or I don’t need all that room but once you have all that room, you will be in mixing heaven and won’t ever want to give up all that room.

In terms of height, the 7-quart is about an inch taller than the 6-quart, really not much wider, and for functional and practical terms, it fits in the same cabinet space as my 6-quart does.

The 7-quart is just so smooth and it’s the most powerful and quietest KitchenAid Stand Mixer available – 1.3HP high efficiency DC motor is designed to run longer and delivers optimum torque with less heat build-up.

It easily handles recipes requiring longer mixing, kneading and whipping times.

The all-metal, precise gear design produces a smooth, quiet sound.

This mixer is their most efficient. An advanced feedback control communicates in micro seconds to the motor to ensure optimal power is delivered to the bowl. When I change the speed, the mixer is so incredibly responsive.

Included in the box

Dishwasher Safe Accessories:
Maximize bowl coverage with
the stainless steel 11-wire
Elliptical Whip, coated metal
Flat Beater and Power Knead™
Dough Hook. Handles small and large jobs equally well.

This mixer is so shiny and gorgeous in person that it was hard to take photos. The light just bounces, shines, and reflects like crazy. This Shiny Lady would light up anyone’s kitchen beautifully.

I know I am going to create memories for decades to come with this mixer. As a little girl, I grew up helping my mother and grandmother cook and bake. When my mom hauled out her 1970s split pea green KitchenAid stand mixer, I knew it was time to help her create something fabulous. I will never forget the times we spent baking and cooking together. They are among my fondest childhood memories.

Whether it was holiday cookies or birthday cakes or a batch of cookies just because, I grew up baking with a KitchenAid. This mixer, me, and my little baking helper will create a lifetime of baking with our shiny red KitchenAid. She’s only five years old now, but already wants to be in charge of the beater speed. Whoa, honey, do not put it on high right after we add the flour.

I’ve already put the mixer to use making White and Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Chocolate Cake Bars

After pondering the hundreds of desserts I’ve made and blogged about over the years, I narrowed it down and here are my Top 5 Favorite Recipes I’ve made.

I can’t wait to recreate these recipes, and make hundreds more, with help from my new KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer:

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Triple Layer Fudgy Mint Oreo Brownies

Marshmallow Peanut Butter Double Chocolate Pillowtop Bars (GF with Vegan options)

Coconut Peanut Butter Magic Cake Bars

And an honorable mention for Caramel and Chocolate Gooey Bars (GF with Vegan adaptation)

Comment below to enter the giveaway to Win a KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer:

1. What is the first thing you would make in your new KitchenAid 7-Quart Bowl Lift Residential Stand Mixer? (recipe links welcome)

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“I want to Win a KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer! I entered the @AverieCooks @KitchenAidUSA Giveaway http://tiny.cc/wb88bw”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Share a cooking memory, story, anecdote or something meaningful and how this mixer will be important to you (can’t wait to read these)

Facebook Like Averie Cooks

Facebook Like KitchenAid

Twitter Follow KitchenAidUSA

Pinterest Follow & Re-Pin Something of Mine

Instagram Follow

Stumble Follow & Stumble This

Post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Wednesday, April 18, 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly. Open to continental U.S. residents only. In the interest of full disclosure, KitchenAid provided me with this mixer and they are providing one for the winner. All opinions expressed are 100% my own and I am not being compensated for my opinions or to host this giveaway.

   

2,042 Responses to “KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway”

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    Krista — April 17, 2012 at 11:45 pm
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    Krista — April 17, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Following you on Pinterest, and repinned pumpkin wontons. Yum!

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    Krista — April 17, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Posted your giveaway to my blog! :o)

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    Krista — April 17, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    Liked KitchenAid on Facebook. :o)

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    Krista — April 17, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    Last, but not least, I would love to try to recreate my grandma’s graham cracker cream pie with the KitchenAid. She never wrote down the recipe (I think this was on purpose!) but I got to watch her make it all the time. Now that she’s gone, I think it’s time for someone in the family to start making it again. :o)

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    Jen — April 18, 2012 at 12:21 am

    The first thing I would make is challah!

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    Jen — April 18, 2012 at 12:26 am

    I FB liked KitchenAid.

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    Jen — April 18, 2012 at 12:28 am

    I twitter followed KitchenAidUSA.

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    Jen — April 18, 2012 at 12:33 am

    I tweeted about the giveaway!

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:47 am

    The first thing I’d make is pizza dough. I’ve been craving homemade pizza forever!

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:48 am

    I re-tweeted and followed you on twitter, from trebleclef1992

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:53 am

    My most important cooking memory was in high school. I always baked, made candy, etc. and brought it in to school. Everyone in school always ate everything within the hour. It made me feel so good about myself – but high school boys do eat everything. But what truly validated my baking abilities was at the Ronald McDonald House, along with making me feel great about helping the community. They had a bake-off, and I entered my Boston Creme cupcakes, website found on a food blog I can’t remember the name of. I got first place in the cake department, and was the youngest baker there! Every time I bake, it brings back memories of that, and I just get that warm, fuzzy feeling inside =) I’ve been longing after one of these stand mixers forever….It would seriously mean the world to me if I got one.

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:54 am

    Facebook liked Averie Cooks!

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:55 am

    Facebook liked KitchenAid =) I can’t believe I hadn’t already

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:56 am

    Following on Pintrest and reblogged cake batter fudge! Sounds delicious

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:57 am

    Following on Instagram – trebleclef1992

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:58 am

    Following on Stumble and Stumbled this (well, liked it, but I think that’s the same? hopefully!)

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    Lauren — April 18, 2012 at 12:59 am

    Posted to my blog. A small blog, but it’s posted happily!

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    Jen — April 18, 2012 at 1:18 am

    I Instagram followed you.

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    Emily — April 18, 2012 at 5:05 am

    I’m a HUGE fan of coconuts. If I had this mixer, I’d try to make your Coconut Peanut Butter Magic Cake Bars. To make it even more over the top (and to break in the mixer in style), I’d sub macadamia butter for the peanut butter. Thanks for putting on this drawing!

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    Theresa — April 18, 2012 at 5:13 am

    If I win the Kitchenaid mixer, I would just be happy to have a mixer with slower speeds. My hand mixer is crap and flour flies all over the place. The first thing I would make is a large batch of pizza dough.

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    Jennifer — April 18, 2012 at 5:27 am

    If I win the KitchenAid mixer I will make a coconut Meringue Pie….KitchenAids are the best at making meringues, and since mine broke, I haven’t even come close to the results I get when I had one. YUM!

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    Hello Kimmy — April 18, 2012 at 5:41 am

    I tweeted the giveaway

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    Hello Kimmy — April 18, 2012 at 5:42 am

    I think I would make bread or pasta dough

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    Hello Kimmy — April 18, 2012 at 5:43 am

    I follow you on FB

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    Hello Kimmy — April 18, 2012 at 5:45 am

    I follow Kitchenaid on FB

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    Milany Dela Cruz — April 18, 2012 at 7:30 am

    i followed you in pinterest ang re-pinned your famous Oreo Cookie Stuffed Brownies!

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    Lisa — April 18, 2012 at 7:36 am

    I re-pinned your white choc cupcakes.

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    Lisa — April 18, 2012 at 7:41 am

    I liked KitchenAid on facebook

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    Lisa — April 18, 2012 at 7:44 am

    I tweeted the giveaway

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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:14 am

    I would make chocolate chip cookies or bread dough!

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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:16 am
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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:20 am

    I like you on Facebook!

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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:21 am

    I like KitchenAid on Facebook!

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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:24 am

    I follow KitchenAidUSA on Twitter. (@melissastamps)

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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:26 am
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    Melissa H. — April 18, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I would really love to gift this to my mother-in-law. She gives selflessly, whenever she can, and loves to cook and bake with her grandkids.

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    Melyssa — April 18, 2012 at 10:18 am

    Oooh…that is a pretty mixer. I would make homemade bread of all sorts and fantastically sweet and tart lemon bars, yummy!

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    Melyssa — April 18, 2012 at 10:21 am

    I follow you on FB!

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    Melyssa — April 18, 2012 at 10:25 am

    I liked KitchenAid on FB!

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    Nami — April 18, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    I would make sweet bread and rolls!!
    Maybe add raisins and nuts.
    **Crossing fingers**

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    Liliane — April 18, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    The first thing I would make is a loaf of sour cherry chocolate sourdough bread!!! Keeping my fingers and toes crossed….I have a 5 quart mixer that has been a workhorse for me, but this mixer looks AMAZING!!!!!

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    Sara Bee — April 18, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Cupcakes, of course!

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    Jenn's Adventures — April 18, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    oh my goodness.. I would make ANY of your beloved desserts!

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    Fairlight — April 20, 2012 at 6:39 am

    What a great giveaway! I’d make a yeast bread or pumpkin chocolate chip bread.

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    Sharayah C — April 21, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    I would make chocolate chip cookies with my 3 year old son. :)

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    Sharayah C — April 21, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    I am now following @averiecooks and tweeted this giveaway.

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    Amy Martin — April 23, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    1) First thing I would make? 3 or 4 loaves of bread at the same time! I make all our sandwich bread, I’d only have to make it once or twice a month with this!
    2)Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/littleangelfire/status/194507270070083585

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    Diane P. — April 25, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    First thing I would bake if I had one of these babies is a white chocolate cheesecake/red velvet cake! One of my favorite things to bake and loved by the family. 7 QUARTS!!! How amazing.

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    Elizabeth — April 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies look divine! I will make that with a KitchenAide mixer, and soon I too will have the evidence of bliss all over my face!

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