IRVING, Texas, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess®, the maker of America's Favorite Snack Cakes®, is helping to make this Halloween season extra fun with the Hostess Snack Cake Shuffle online instant win game, a delicious take on three-card monte - the classic carnival game. To play Hostess Snack Cake Shuffle, fans will have to keep an eye on the shifting Hostess GloBall® and ScaryCakes®.
From now through midnight on Halloween, Hostess fans are invited to visit HostessCakes.com to play the spook-tacular online game for a chance to instantly win a $50 daily prize and to be entered for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize. Visitors will watch as three ghosts hide and shuffle two ScaryCakes and a GloBall. Then fans must choose which ghost is hiding the GloBall for a chance to win a $50 daily prize. At the end of the Hostess Snack Cake Shuffle promotion, one grand prize winner will be selected from all eligible entries. Consumers can also download the Hostess Fall Fun Sheet featuring family-friendly games like the Scary Scramble, Twinkie the Kid's Word Harvest and Curly's Corn Maze.
Throughout the season, fans can make any fall activity more scrumptious with limited-time Hostess ScaryCakes® – chocolate cupcakes with creamy filling, festive orange frosting and autumn-themed sprinkles – or GloBalls® – a seasonal twist on the classic SnoBall. Hostess is also spicing up the season with the launch of Apple Cinnamon Donettes® - moist, apple-flavored mini donuts powdered in sweet cinnamon. Plus, Twinkie the Kid® and Curly CupCake™ will be all dressed up for fall on seasonal packages of Twinkies® and Chocolate CupCakes, available at stores across the country.
"We love that our fans are so passionate about Hostess! We're delighted to offer our limited-time fall treats like ScaryCakes, which are a personal favorite of mine, as well as a chance to win $5,000 by playing the Hostess Snack Cake Shuffle," said Angela Manor, Associate Marketing Manager of Snack Marketing for Hostess. "We hope fans will make Hostess a part of their fall and Halloween celebrations to help make this season the best ever."
For more details, official rules or to play the Hostess Snack Cake Shuffle, please visit HostessCakes.com. While on the site, fans can also share new and favorite Hostess memories, find fun recipes or submit creative recipes. The updated site has new compatibility with smartphones and tablets, offering fresh ways to find the latest promotions and tidbits on our snack cakes including CupCakes, HoHos®, Ding Dongs®, Donettes® and, of course, Twinkies. Hostess invites consumers to join the more than 330,000 fans on www.Facebook.com/Hostess and upload photos of their fall and Halloween activities this season. Fans can also follow Hostess on Twitter @Hostess_Snacks.
Hostess Brands, Inc. is one of the nation's largest producers of fresh-baked bread and sweet baked goods, sold under various brand names including Wonder®, Merita®, Home Pride®, Nature's Pride®, Hostess®, Drake's®, and Dolly Madison. The company is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
SOURCE Hostess Brands, Inc.