From now until April 22nd, Del Monte is sponsoring a recipe contest called Crown the Cook on Facebook and the prizes are amazing..

If your recipe is selected as one of the top three finalists, not only will you win a year’s supply of Del Monte® products*, but Del Monte will send you and a guest on a **four day trip to San Francisco** to compete in a cook-off against two other fans!

The grand prize winner will take home the title of Del Monte Cook-Off Champion, as well as **thousands** of dollars worth of professional cookware! All you have to do is use at least one Del Monte canned product in your recipe. I know everyone here has a recipe using canned tomatoes or some sort of canned fruit so grab those recipes and enter!

**Easy Steps to Enter:**

- Visit the Del Monte Facebook page
- Click on the “Like” button to like the page and access the “Crown the Cook” recipe contest application
- Click “Submit Recipe”
- Complete the registration form
- Upload your recipe photo and enter your recipe
- Click “Submit”

I entered of course, I tweaked my mom’s recipe for Banana Split “Cake”, which has no cake but many layers of deliciousness! I will share this recipe with you as well 🙂

Banana Split “Cake”

1st layer –

2 cups graham cracker crumbs

2 Tbsp sugar

1 stick butter, melted

2nd layer-

2 cups powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla

8 oz. cool whip

3rd layer –

Soak banana slices in Del Monte canned pineapple slices juice and place close together on 2nd layer, then top with 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, cut in half and 1/2 cup chopped nuts

4th layer – add pineapple (I put my pineapple rings in my food processor to crush them)

5th layer – spread with 8 oz.cool whip

6th layer – Top with cherries, drizzle with chocolate syrup

Refrigerate 5 hours before serving. yes it is as good and rich as it looks!! YUUUUUUUUUUUUUUM!

**Giveaway**

To help you get inspired to upload your masterpiece Del Monte wants one of my lucky readers to have a *Crown the Cook* basket including the following items:

- (9) Del Monte® product cans
- 3 cans of fruit
- 3 cans of vegetables
- 3 cans of tomatoes

- (1) Del Monte apron
- (1) Del Monte set of measuring spoons
- (1) Del Monte “My Plate” melamine plate
- (2) Del Monte stress-relieving toys
- (1) $20 Visa® gift card to use towards ingredients

**To Enter, leave me a comment below telling me what recipe you might like to enter at the Crown The Cook contest on FB**

**Extra entries:** Do any of these for an extra entry:

- Like Serendipity Mommy on Facebook
- leave a RELEVANT comment on any non giveaway post
- Follow me on Twitter
- Follow Del Monte on Twitter
- Like Del Monte on Facebook
- Tweet this giveaway twice a day

Win a $20 VISA and Crown The Cook Gift Basket from Del Monte Foods and Serendipity Mommy! http://myserendipitylife.com/?p=10406 Ends April 19th

- Subscribe to my blog for FIVE entries!

This contest is open to residents of the United States, and ends April 19th!

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*Disclosure: Products Provided to facilitate review and recipe, all opinions are my own!*

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