Reminder: Monthly Recipe Challenge!

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Get your entries in! You only have 10 days left :la:
Deadline is 4th of October :la:

First of all: a friendly 'Hey there!' from me, because this is my first journal for Still-Life-Stills :la:

Being a part of our awesome team and always happy to introduce something new to our community, I'm very excited to start a new project.

The Monthly Recipe Challenge

:confused: "What is that?" You might wonder. I will answer all your questions! :la:

Every month we will have a new recipe for you to try out! You will find those recipes on the 5th of each month in the Recipe Challenge folder in our gallery! The 4th of every month will therefore also be our deadline for submissions for that months recipe.
Each month will have their own sub-folder, as you can see.

We want you to bake or cook the recipes and take some awesome food still-life photos of what you created!
You can then submit those photos to the respective subfolder of the month and all the submitted shots will featured in a journal at the end of the month.
:pencil: Up to two entries per person and month.

We will also give away prizes for the best photos!

There will be two prizes. The winners for those are chosen by looking at different criteria.

:winner: A 3 month premium membership to the one who submits the best Still-Life shot of the food from the recipe. :la: We will look at composition, creativity, technical aspects and overall impact.

:winner: 100 points to the person who changed ingredients of the recipe the most creatively, without changing the recipe too much. This means that you could try this months apple cake with raspberries, but it could also mean that you cut the apples in a different way and use them for decoration on the top as well. :la:

You are of course allowed to change around ingredients of the recipes, in case you have any allergies, or you think it'd simply taste better with or without certain ingredients. :)

Still questions? Comment on this journal! :)

September's Recipe Challenge

[Recipe Challenge] Apple Chocolate Cake! by mondscheinsonate

This apple-chocolate cake is yummy and very easy to make! A step-by-step recipe can be found on the deviations page.

Have fun baking it and submit your photos here.

I'm already looking forward to see your attempts.

Sincerely, mondscheinsonate :hug:

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kori-hibana's avatar
ahhhh no more time left to bake ;n; must. finish. homework. faster!!!
mondscheinsonate's avatar
:aww: Even if you don't make it this time, maybe next month! :hug:
maytel's avatar
I just acquired some locally grown apples!! *I am a real procrastinator*
xXNaemyXx's avatar
Is it allowed to submit more than one photo ?
mondscheinsonate's avatar
up to two photos per person and month. :)
xXNaemyXx's avatar
Yay :D thanks for the information :)
maytel's avatar
Do you think I can replace apples for other fruits?
mondscheinsonate's avatar
You sure can! Everything works, as long as you think it fits the rest of the recipe :)
With the cinnamon maybe raspberries work the best, other than that maybe leave out parts of the cinnamon, or maybe even all of it.

Hope it works for you :)
maytel's avatar
I'll figure something out :D thanks!
Kaz-D's avatar
I reckon so!
melijan's avatar
are people under the age of 18 also allowed to participate?
mondscheinsonate's avatar
Of course! :) Everyone is welcome to join!
Kaz-D's avatar
Yus of course :)
RedNihao's avatar
it's a great idea :)
mondscheinsonate's avatar
:la: Thank you! Glad you think so :aww:
claremanson's avatar
As soon as all my eldest daughters birthday is eaten up i will be making this.
mondscheinsonate's avatar
:la: Awesome! Oh, and enjoy ;)
kori-hibana's avatar
yay! this seems really interesting! can't wait to start ^^
mondscheinsonate's avatar
Glad you are interested :la: Looking forward to see your attempt :hug:
xOronar's avatar
That's a really awesome idea. I am not that into baking/cooking stuff, BUT I guess it's worth a shot! :aww:
Kaz-D's avatar
It's definitely worth a go, to get outside your comfort zone e.t.c! I'm aiming to do it, and I don't think I can even eat any of it :D
xOronar's avatar
:giggle: I am sure it's safe to eat... :lmao:
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