100 finalists will win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in the bake-off, where they will prepare their recipe for a panel of judges. The finalists' trips include a stay at the Aria Resort & Casino, some meals, a GE appliance, and more. Each finalist prize is worth $1,600.
The grand prize consists of $1,000,000 cash and $10,000 in GE kitchen appliances of the winner's choice. The total prize package is worth $1,010,300. Two runners-up prizes of $10,000 and $3,000 in GE kitchen appliances or $5,000 and $2,000 in GE kitchen appliances will also be awarded.
In addition, there are four special awards, which will be chosen from among the other non-winning entries. Those awards are:
- The GE Imagination At Work Award: The most innovative recipe which hasn't won another prize will receive this award from GE. The prize is $5,000 worth of GE Appliances.
- The Jif Peanut Butter Award: This award goes to the best recipe which uses 1/3 of a cup of Jif peanut butter or more, and which hasn't won another prize. The winner will receive $5,000 cash.
- The Crisco is Cooking Award: This one is given to the best recipe which hasn't won another prize, and which uses at least one tablespoon of Crisco Cooking Oil. The prize is $5,000 cash.
- Eagle Brand Signature Recipe Award: This one is given to the best recipe which hasn't won another prize, and which uses at least one 14-ounce can of Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk. The prize is also $5,000 cash.
There are a lot of rules about which ingredients you can use and so on, so be sure to read the rules thoroughly for your best chance of winning.
The contest is open to US residents aged 18 and above who are not food professionals. Enter as often as you like until August 8, 2013. Find out how to enter...
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