Go Bold Spring Pillsbury Baking Giveaway! (closed)

Pillsbury Giveaway

One of the reasons that everyone looks forward to spring after a long, cold winter is that everything starts to explode with color this time of year, as plants come back to life and flowers burst open. The baking aisle happens to be brightening up with lots of colors, too, thanks to Pillsbury’s Funfetti® Bold Cupcake & Cake Mixes and Frostings. This new line is full of cakes that come in bright, fun colors that will add some flair to your baked goods.

The mixes are packaged in stand up pouches, rather than traditional cake mix boxes, and deliver 12 cupcakes or one layer of a layer cake. This is a great portion for smaller batch baking and if you want to mix and match the colors for a festive layer cake without messing with different dyes and worrying if your layers are going to be even. The coloring is already in the mix, so you just have to mix and bake.

To kick-off the spring baking season, I teamed up with Pillsbury to host a giveaway that includes lots of colorful goodies – like the products I used to make my March Madness Cupcakes –  that will allow you to infuse some bold colors into any spring party or event!

The spring giveaway includes:

  • Funfetti® Aqua Blue Cupcake and Cake Mix
  • Funfetti Orange All Star™ Cupcake and Cake Mix
  • Funfetti Neon Yellow Cupcake and Cake Mix
  • Funfetti Vibrant Green Cupcake and Cake Mix
  • Funfetti Orange All Star™ Vanilla Flavored Frosting with Colorful Star Shaped Candy Bits
  • Funfetti Neon Yellow Vanilla Flavored Frosting with Multi-Colored Candy Bits
  • $100 dollar Visa or American Express gift card

Total estimated giveaway value: $108.

To enter the contest, just leave a comment below and tell me what color mix appeals to you the most. Would you simply bake a batch of sky blue cupcakes? Would you make some Swirled Cupcakes to support your favorite sports team? The winner of the contest will be chosen at random, so no advantage will go towards one color preference or another! The contest ends at midnight Friday, May 2nd and one winner will be randomly selected from the entries at that time. Don’t forget to fill in your e-mail on the comment form (it will not be made public), as that is how I will contact the winner, and good luck to everyone!

And if you want to get some more great ideas on ways to “Go Bold” in your springtime baking, head over to Pillsbury Baking’s Facebook Page!

©/® The J.M. Smucker Company. Pillsbury is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license. This giveaway is sponsored, but all opinions expressed are my own.

Update: Comments are now closed. Congrats to Lauri on winning this giveaway!  Thanks to everyone for participating!!


  1. Green and blue layered cupcakes for sure! Maybe with some star sprinkles :)

  2. Happier Than A Pig In Mud

    I’m thinking I’d have to save that Eagles green for football season:@)

  3. I love the Aqua Blue and the Vibrant Green. Great to make tie dye cupcakes!

  4. The blue’s my favorite, but I’d immediately make a rainbow cake with all the colors~!

  5. I would love the orange all star with the vanilla frosting. Yummy!!

  6. Yellow appeals to me the most.

  7. I’m partial to the green – it would work great for St. Patrick’s Day.

  8. These would work great for a rainbow cake.

  9. The Aqua Blue cake mix appeals to me. maybe we would make an ocean themed cake.

  10. I would love to use Funfetti Vibrant Green because my middle schooler is raving about how green everything is on her walk to school now that its spring again!

  11. We like aqua blue because it reminds us of the ocean :-)

  12. Vibrant Green appeals to me the most, it is Spring finally. We are making spring cupcakes to celebrate the season.

  13. Orange – my son’s favorite!

  14. I’d like the green one! Like st.patty’s day cupcakes. Although I would make a rainbow cake out of the mixes.

  15. Definitely partial to the orange all star… Love orange right now!

  16. I would like aqua blue for me; oldest daughter would love neon yellow; youngest daughter would love vibrant green. So the best solution would be tie-dye cupcakes! After mixing colors in cake batter many times before, I would love to have it already done. I can guarantee that these cake mixes would make you feel happy and cheerful

  17. I LOVE the Neon Yellow color mix because it is the school color for the University my sister and I attend.

    My sister is graduating at the end of May so it would be amazing to use it to bake some school-spirited cupcakes for the occasion!

  18. Swirly cupcakes, all the way!

  19. I’d mix blue and green for one batch and yellow and orange for the other batch the blue and green reminds me of green grass and blue skies and the yellow and orange of the flowers of spring, maybe make a pull apart spring themed cake!

  20. i make blue apple cakes and orange pineapple cakes

  21. Neon yellow, because that says spring to me!

  22. Aqua blue sounds so pretty. I would have to try that one first.

  23. I love the aqua blue. Its a bit of a challenge trying to achieve that color with food coloring.

  24. I have to go with blue right now, since I am in process of planning baby shower for my sis-in-law’s baby boy!

  25. The vibrant green is what I would love!

  26. I’d do all blue, in honor of the newest addition to our family, a sweet baby boy!

  27. blue and green for a seaside theme!

  28. I’m loving the neon yellow… it just looks like summer in cake mix form!

  29. Yellow would be my choice! It’s sunny and happy :)

  30. Neon yellow sounds good

  31. I would make cupcakes using the Patriotic colors — red/white/blue — for Memorial Day and 4th of July

  32. The Aqua Blue is my favorite. I am thinking of making some “Under the sea” cupcakes with it for my little princess

  33. Since green is my favorite color, then green it is!

  34. Vibrant green for spring after months of a brutal winter :)

  35. The green looks like something I could get a lot of use out of!!

  36. I think I’d swirl the colors together for a fun and colorful Father’s Day cake!

  37. The green cake with yellow frosting reminds me of spring flowers. Who could resist that?

  38. I love the yellow and pink combo!

  39. I’d love to make those beautiful green cupcakes to decorate as shamrocks for my sorority sisters! (But I’d obviously need to make several pouches because you know how much sorority girls love desserts!)


  40. I love orange so I wold us the Funfetti Orange All Star Cupcake and Cake Mix and make fun, bright summer cupcakes for our family get-together.

  41. Aqua blue would be my pick, with bright yellow frosting!

  42. Christy Spurlock

    I would use a mixture of colors for a “Beach” party for my grandson’s 9th birthday.

  43. Christy Spurlock

    A kaleidoscope of colors for my grandson’s 9th birthday.

  44. Love all the colors! Would combine mixes to make a pretty lavender 2 layer Spring cake with vanilla frosting, piped with pink flowers.

  45. Rainbow cake! I’ve been wanting to make one for a while now and these would make it so easy.

  46. I would like to take the Aqua Blue and make some MN Twins cupcakes! I would have to figure out a Red coloring to add in though! Thanks for the chance!

  47. I think I would do a swirl of colors on the inside for an extra sweet surprise!

  48. Patrycja Chudziak

    I would love to swirl Aqua and Neon Yellow together

  49. There’s something about that yellow that’s so cheerful. I’m pretty sure I’d have to use all of them though in a rainbow cake!

  50. I would love to use the Funfetti Neon Yellow Cupcake and Cake Mix to make make sherry trifle like dish.

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