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Strawberry Hill Povitica – Enjoy the holidays and spread the love with this giveaway!

Posted on: by Kate : 36 Comments
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During the holidays we all want to serve something special to our loved ones.  We’ve found a new holiday tradition that is as unique as it is sweet. Holidays are perfect for homemade gifts, and Strawberry Hill Povitica is a heavenly option that is as close to homemade as you can get! I want to introduce you too and also let you know we have a discount code and an amazing giveaway for you and loved ones at the bottom, so make sure to enter!

strawberry hill povitica“Mom! It is so heavy! How can bread be so heavy?” J – she was thrilled with the delivery right at our doorstep!

I honestly had not heard of Strawberry Hill Povitica until this month, but I fell in love with it right away. Not only is Povitica pretty much the most delicious dessert bread we have ever tasted, it is also an all American family owned business. I love that Strawberry Hill Povitica is a family owned business that began in 1903. Their famous Povitica is still handmade in Kansas City. We love to support family owned businesses and something unique, and I know this is important to so many of our readers too. Check out their page and watch owner Marc talk about his business, you will have a hard time not being captivated by the passion he has for his family business.

chocolate povitica

This Eastern European sweet bread is known by many names.  We have always called it Strudel, but it can also be called Kalachi, Potica, Nutroll, Poppyroll, and in this case Povitica. While it has many names, their name means you are in for a treat!  Each loaf is handmade, hand-rolled, and those from Strawberry Hill Povitica are made with the love of a grandma’s original recipe. With thirteen different flavors to choose from, you are are sure to find the perfect fit for your holiday celebration.

gift povitica

Our family all agrees that a Strawberry Hill Povitica is a perfect gift to send to loved ones who are far away.  It is so unique and special, we think it is the perfect treat for Christmas morning, or whatever holiday you hold dear.  Imagine your loved ones slicing up an apple cinnamon loaf to have with morning coffee and hot cocoa while they open presents.  I know there are a lot of options when it comes to gifts you can send online, but the thirteen different flavors of handmade deliciousness is meant to be for cozy holiday celebrations.

strudel loaf for christmas

If anyone here has every ordered a food related gift for the holidays, you know it can be pricey. Breads, cheeses, even fruit baskets can be quite pricey. A 2 1/2 pound loaf cake from Strawberry Hill is unique and delicious, and priced very reasonably in comparison to competitor’s treats!  Lucky for you, I have an exclusive code for a great discount and free shipping for Strawberry Hill Povitica.  Choose any of their 13 flavors and they will ship it to your loved one for $19.99! This code is $10 off plus free shipping!

povitica handmade in kansas

Many of our readers may have noticed Strawberry Hill Povitica at a local Costco Roadshow. Their Costco Roadshow Schedule is available online and I highly suggest stopping by their booth if you are on the stop!  Sadly, I have not seen California on their list, but I am going to do my best to convince them!  While some may not be able to purchase at Costco, it is available online for anyone in the US to order.

Our kids love to bake and Povitica was a new experience for them. They love the sweet swirls and cozy flavors. They asked if we could learn how to make it so we could have it any day we wanted. Well, Povitica is not an every day treat, but I humored them and found a video from Strawberry Hill showing the process.  We all decided that perhaps we leave this very extensive process to the professionals!

If you are looking for suggestions on flavor choices, our family’s favorite was a toss up. We had a tie between Strawberry Cream Cheese and Cokalada (Chocolate), but everything we tried was delicious.  We’ve discovered Povitica is very rich and much more like cake than bread. A very small slice with a cup of coffee kinda made us all feel like royalty.

 

strawberry cream cheese

Use the code 2017A  when ordering and your treats will be on their way for only $19.99 – that is crazy!

While they do bake and ship year round, I am obviously sharing because this is an amazing option for the holidays.  If you are looking to purchase a Povitica for Christmas please note they do have a deadline!  Orders for Christmas Povitica must be made by Monday 12 /18 / 2017.

christmas treat

I am thrilled to offer a very tasty giveaway! This is our last giveaway before Christmas, and I think it is perfect for the season.  One lucky winner will not only win something tasty for themselves, but will also be able to share their prize with loved ones.  This is a quick giveaway! One winner will be chosen, but they will also get to pick two loved ones to send a loaf too! How fun is that? Not only will you have something tasty show up on your door step, but you will be able to bless two loved ones with something special for their holiday festivities. Please note the timing of our giveaway, we are running a full seven days and winners will not receive in time for Christmas day, but this is a special treat to extend the holidays into the New Year. To enter you simply need to be a US resident (the prize can only be shipped to home addresses within the United States), enter the form below, and leave a comment on which flavor you would choose if you were the lucky winner. You can gain extra entries by engaging with us and our sponsor on social media! OK – who is ready to win something tasty?! Our giveaway entry closes on 12/21 and a winner will be announced and contacted by the 22nd.  Watch your emails!

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Thanks so much to Strawberry Hill Povitica for reaching out to us and for sponsoring this giveaway!

Until Next Time ~ Kate
36 Responses
  1. Michelle says:

    This looks yummy. I would love it if they had a cinnamon apple bread!! Right?!!!

  2. Marie says:

    I need this in my belly STAT!

  3. Michelle says:

    I would love to try the Strawberry Cream Cheese. Sounds perfect for Christmas morning.

  4. Josh says:

    YUM!! This looks incredible!!

  5. Josh says:

    And I would choose strawberry cream cheese or the chocolate as well!!

  6. Natasha Duran says:

    Omg trying theses would be so yummy. For breakfast like French toast. Or a night snack. Yum

  7. May says:

    Looks sooo yummy!! Merry Christmas

  8. Lisa says:

    Oh my gosh! I need this bread in our life, like, right now! It looks amazing!

  9. Julie B. says:

    They all look soooo good!! But I think I’d go with English walnut 🙂

  10. latanya says:

    Strawberry Cream Cheese Povitica

  11. Cory says:

    How do you choose just one?! I am a fool for chocolate though, guess it’ll do 😉

  12. kelly tupick says:

    I would choose the strawberry cream cheese. These all look so good.

  13. Emily says:

    The apple cinnamon that you mentioned sounds amazing . They all do, really but I think that’s the one I would try!

  14. Mmmm….I want to try all but the apple cinnamon and English walnut sound so Christmasy! Plus, the leftovers sound like they’d make a good bread pudding or French toast! Yum!

  15. Donna says:

    We grew up making potica! My grandma was from Slovenia. I’d pick the closest to traditional I could find.

  16. Holly Kirwan says:

    That looks so delicious!!

  17. Erin says:

    Apple cinnamon sounds so delicious!!!

  18. Stephanie Warner says:

    Mmmmm… get in my belly! So good!!!

  19. Maryann Beckman says:

    English Walnut

  20. Melissa says:

    Strawberry looks amazing!

  21. Bethany Kreiter says:

    Raisin Walnut looks the best!

  22. Brenda S. says:

    Ooh, I’m torn between the apple cinnamon and the apricot. Thanks so much for the chance!

  23. Kasey Clark says:

    Apple Cinnamon or Apricot would be up my alley!

  24. Gina says:

    You had me at strawberry cheesecake!

  25. Susan L says:

    white chocolate cherry!

  26. Anne N. says:

    I would love to try the Strawberry Cream Cheese.

  27. Rebekah Butler says:

    Their white chocolate cherry and apple cinnamon both look amazing!!! Let’s be real, all the flavors look delicious.

  28. Angela says:

    I’ve never heard of this before—looks amazing!

  29. ellen beck says:

    Commenting on this as a non giveaway post! My Mom used to make this in a iron skillet. For us it was called Potica. I always knew it was Eatern European, and always looked forward to her making it. Hers was made with cinnamon, and raisins, and all kinds of goodies inside. I have yet to have it like hers was. This looks pretty close!

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