Summer Sweetstakes Winners!


The Rodelle + KitchenAid + Ovenly Summer Sweetstakes has officially come to a close – today we are sharing our 1st Place and Runner-Up Prize winners! Again, thank you to everyone who participated!! We can’t say how much we appreciated all of your Facebook posts, Instagram and Pinterest follows and Tweets  that came across our screens!

For each prize level, we shared some great Rodelle gourmet vanilla ingredients, baking essentials and gourmet seasonings! Here are the remaining Winners from the Rodelle Summer Sweetstakes!

1st Place Prize Winners

Ron Giese – Alberta, Canada
Kristen Visser – Ontario, Canada
Mark Dwyer – Arizona
Maria Beas – California
Dan Denman – Texas

Runner Up Prize Winners

Kelly Gordon – Ontario, Canada
Belinda McNabb – Manitoba, Canada
Meg Tucker – Texas
Alan Saxon – South Carolina
Jill Piechnik McKelvey – Georgia

Congratulations to you all and be on the lookout for all of your prizes from Rodelle and our great partners: KitchenAid and Ovenly! And, if you didn’t win this round, stay tuned for another great giveaway opportunity this month!!

Summer Sweetstakes Grand Prize Winners!

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The Rodelle + KitchenAid + Ovenly Summer Sweetstakes was a fun giveaway for us at Rodelle. We loved watching all of your Facebook posts, Instagram and Pinterest follows and Tweets come across our screens! Over 6,588 people from 10 countries entered over the 2 month contest and we had many loyal participants who were tweeting every day and sharing with their friends. Thank you so much to everyone who participated!!

For each prize level, we’re sharing some great Rodelle gourmet vanilla ingredients, baking essentials and gourmet seasonings!

This week, we are sharing the 5 Grand Prize Winners. But, if you don’t see your name today, keep checking back as we still have 10 more great prizes to assign!

Without further delay, here are the 5 Grand Prize Winners from the Rodelle Summer Sweetstakes!

Daniela Cirillo – New York
Heather Scroggins – Kentucky
Alyssa Miles – Kansas
Jeffrey Lammers – Ohio
Nancy Giese – Alberta, Canada

Congratulations to you all and be on the lookout for all of your prizes from Rodelle and our great partners: KitchenAid and Ovenly!


This Chai Tiramisu is SO easy!


This Chai Tiramisu is so easy and flavorful! Chai, vanilla, cream, and rum…all in an easy-to-assemble and transport dessert. You will not forget this one!

We used pre-made ladyfingers, but you can make your own sponge cake (we have the recipe right here). Then, we whipped up a super simple mascarpone and cream mixture. Top it all off with some dark rum (we used Captain Morgan) and a chai concentrate (like 3rd Street or Oregon Chai) and you are cruising for dessert success.

This dish needs to be refrigerated for 24 hours so all of the flavors can meld and mix. But, it comes together so quickly and easily that it can be made in 15 – 20 minutes and then just throw it in the refrigerator and you’ll be ready to enjoy the next day. The chopped pistachios on the top really add to the flavor, but if pistachios aren’t your favorite, it would be good with walnuts or pecans too.

Let us know what you think of our new favorite Tiramisu recipe! Or, if you are more into the traditional Tiramisu, this recipe is a fan favorite!

I Sugar Coat It!

Jacquee Stephens is the talented voice behind I Sugar Coat It! and the newest Rodelle Brand Ambassador! Join us in welcoming Jacquee and her incredible talents to the Rodelle “team”! We can’t stop celebrating with her Chocolate Vanilla Swiss Roll with Coconut Whipped Cream – it is dangerous! new logo lrg With a little lemon, vanilla and gourmet baking cocoa, it’s a delicious cake you, your friends, and your family will be thinking about for a while! Jacquee was kind enough to show some step by step directions for rolling this delicate sponge cake and now we can’t stop!!

Jacquee’s unforgettable blog is all things sweet, and occasionally some savory dishes mixed in for fun. We love that Jacquee uses the highest quality ingredients to inspire her beautiful and delicious creations. Hailing from Canada, Jacquee found our Gourmet Baking Cocoa in her local COSTCO store – and we couldn’t be more glad that she did.

Check out her fabulously organized recipe list filled with cakes, cookies and more!


Rodelle Reserve is here!

Rodelle Reserve French Oak Aged Vanilla Extract

Rodelle is so excited to launch our newest, ultra-premium vanilla extract! Rodelle Reserve French Oak Aged Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract…at a suggested retail price of $50 for a 6.75 ounce bottle, Rodelle Reserve elevates the company’s already highly-regarded line of superior baking essentials by being the first of its kind available. This high-end gourmet vanilla extract is for savvy consumers; Rodelle Reserve is an exciting announcement for the company.

Eighty years in the making, Rodelle Reserve is one of the most complex and carefully crafted vanilla extracts now available. Founded in 1936, Rodelle has produced high-quality vanilla products for both professional and home baking applications. Rodelle Reserve celebrates the traditional aspects of vanilla manufacturing while utilizing the most-advanced extraction techniques of today to create a luxury vanilla product. Rodelle’s process engineers carefully crafted small batches of two-fold, pure vanilla extract with premium quality gourmet vanilla beans handpicked from Madagascar. Then, like Rodelle’s process in the 1930’s, the vanilla was aged for months in French Oak barrels to enhance the natural flavors and aromas inherent in vanilla extract. Dr. Krishna Bala, co-founder of Rodelle, explains: “Aging vanilla in oak barrels softens the harsher elements of the alcohol that all vanilla extracts must contain, while smoothing out complex vanilla flavors and increasing the intensity by generating more flavor molecules.” The flavors found in Rodelle Reserve are unlike any other vanilla extract.

Rodelle Reserve offers a small-batch vanilla experience that was previously unavailable to consumers. The flavors and quality found in Rodelle Reserve will enhance any baking occasion from an everyday experience to a memory that your family will cherish forever. In addition to the superior quality of Rodelle Reserve, Rodelle carefully packaged and presents the vanilla as a beautiful addition for any home. From stunning, imported Italian glass bottles to a made-to-fit pour-spout cap, each bottle of Rodelle Reserve is unique. Rodelle’s team also carefully selected one whole gourmet Madagascar Bourbon vanilla bean to be added to each bottle, so no two bottles will be the same.

Rodelle Reserve brings the quality standard of professional bakers into the home to make make bakers’ dreams come true. “Rodelle has pioneered vanilla traditions and processes since 1936,” says Joe Basta, co-founder of Rodelle, Inc. “Rodelle Reserve is the best vanilla extract available with the purest of ingredients and a vintage feel that honors the heritage of the world’s favorite flavor,” he says. “Rodelle is excited to launch this innovative, luxury vanilla extract,” Basta concludes.

For more details on Rodelle Reserve and the history of Rodelle, visit Rodelle Reserve is available online at and in the near future at select retailers.