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Thursday
Nov112010

Sweet Giveaway: Win an Original Framed CakeSpy Watercolor!

Today, for no particular reason other than the fact that it might sweeten your day, CakeSpy is offering a giveaway.

Totally sweet: you could win a framed and matted original watercolor by CakeSpy! It pictures a sweet scene of treats flying a kite on what looks like a carefree and sugar-filled day (of course, if you can't wait to see if you won, feel free to shop online here).

Want a piece of that sweetness? To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post to satisfy the spy's curiosity:

What is the last dessert, sweet, or baked good that really knocked your socks off?

A buttery croissant? A decadent chocolate torte? Or perhaps a homespun apple pie? I want to hear all about it. Of course recipes are welcome too! 

This giveaway is open to entrants everywhere (US and abroad). The giveaway will close for entries on Thursday, November 18, at 12pm PST, and a winner will be announced shortly thereafter.

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Reader Comments (182)

I just pulled a whole tray of little vanilla crescent cookies out of the ofen. They are my all time favourite desert since childhood (hey, who says cookies are only for christmas?! ;)) and now my 2 year old daughter got hooked on them too :)
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterSusi
Vanilla crescents!! I just pulled out a whole tray of the oven and the smell of them is to die for! :)
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterSusi
Peanut Butter and Chocolate anything knocks my socks off! I like cheesecake though :-)
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie
chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting... oh my.
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterisabel
A flourless chocolate cake for dessert today that was so decadent!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterDeb
Doughnuts from a shop in San Francisco-I forget the name though. SO good- the apricot one was my favorite!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterKarleen
"Better than Crack Brownies". I got the recipe from the How Sweet It Is blog.
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterkris
I had a small sized chocolate tart from Whole Foods that was fantastic. I can't wait to go back for more!
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterjean
The Elvis cupcake from a shop called Jubilee, in Tacoma!! It was banana cake with dark chocolate ganache filling, peanut butter buttercream frosting and dark chocolate drizzle.
I can taste it now... mmmmm.
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterKirsten
The last dessert that knocked my socks off was a yummy bowl of fried ice cream covered in whip cream and chocolate sauce
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterTanya
KUNAFAH !!!!!!! oh yum... its basically stringy cheese or cream or even soft cheese. topped with a vermicilli saffron layer. Baked and then topped with a sizzling hot sugar syrup that seeps into the cheese ad vermicilli sweetening it all up... i thnk it just might fill my calorie count for the century =)
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterninu
A melt in your mouth chocolate croissant I recently had at our local city market! It was absolutely fantabulous!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterHelen C
I had a caramel apple cupcake filled with cinnamon sweet cheese and topped with salted caramel buttercreme from Sugar Mountain bake shoppe n Rochester NY that was awesome
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterAllison
Apple pie muffins. Not only does the kitchen smell delicious after baking them, but it is impossible to just have one.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline
Homemade cheesecake (a Rose Levy Berenbaum recipe) with fresh strawberry coulis (Smitten Kitchen recipe)... it's just shockingly good.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterKaren in NYC
We have a little mom-based donut shop in our town that offers a special on a steak dinner on Thursday nights. Always full afterwards, no room for dessert, the owner had made a chocolate sensation called "Death By Chocolate". As a chocoholic, I couldn't resist & took a piece home. Later, I was in chocolate heaven! This was the best dessert I had ever tasted & I will be back again on Thursday night, hoping that this cake is once again the dessert du jour!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterSusan Spiers
A flourless chocolate torte with freshly whipped cream and a chocolate/espresso sauce. It was absolutely amazing.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterShawna
I had still warm & gooey brownies with chocolate sauce and pecans.
November 13 | Unregistered Commenterbmlay
Step 1. Make TOO MANY waffles on a lazy Sunday morning with a small number of people you love (a large number of people will result in no more waffles!)

Step 2. Let leftover waffles cool. Store in freezer bags.

Step 3. Have one of those super crazy weeks where you haven't had any time to make a home-cooked meal, but now you're more lifeless than the last stalk of celery in your barren fridge.

Step 4. REMEMBER YOU HAVE BEAUTIFUL GOLDEN WAFFLES IN YOUR FREEZER!

Step 5. Toast waffle in toaster oven. Dab with butter (you totally deserve it), sugar, cinnamon, or whatever else gets your endorphins going.

Step 6. Lean back into a squashy sofa and savor your warm, buttery, sugary reward. Pat yourself on the back for thinking ahead, and remember what a great time you had making waffles on a lazy Sunday morning.
November 13 | Unregistered Commenterexplodingduck
Brownies! I love them!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterJulia
it was a caramel sea salt bar
November 13 | Unregistered Commentermango
A delicious, perfectly baked chocolate chip cookie purchased for charity. Great cookie, better cause.

http://www.arcmw.org/Content/The_Arc_Eatery_1.asp
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterDerek
I would have to say an almond croissant from Montreal Quebec in Canada. Buttery and melty! I didn't even have to chew, mouth juices sufficed to help it slide down my throat and into my belly
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterVanessa
What is the last dessert, sweet, or baked good that really knocked your socks off?

This sock cake of course! URL: http://30.media.tumblr.com/HmDZGFZhwnm45v3rJf0vMWfKo1_400.jpg

once i've made that i'm gonna eat it for days :D
November 13 | Unregistered Commenterlily
Honey Pumpkin Cheesecake with a hazelnut & graham cracker crust. YUM!
I hope I win...love the watecolor!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterLiz
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