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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.

Reader Comments (182)

the most recent yummy dessert that i had was a maple bread pudding that i got on my birthday. it was warm and gooey and had a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, to boot. even sweeter - it had a birthday candle in the middle!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
Cinnamon rolls. They were heavenly!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterRandi
Brown Sugar Cookies!!!!!!! I'd never tried them before and after seeing a recipe for them, thought I'd try it out and wowzers... good stuff. :) America's Test Kitchen had the recipe online if you want to try it, too!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterMBC
on my honeymoon in Italy my husband and I had a calzone. hot out of the oven, ooozing with ricotta cheese and Nutella and covered in powdered sugar. we always tend to bring it up when someone mentions dessert or baking, it is unforgetable!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterSheila
Creme caramel from Dahlia Lounge was the last really delicious dessert I had. It reminded me of the leche flan that my mom makes for our birthdays. Yum!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterChristine
I had an absolutely AMAZING slice (ok, 2 slices) of a Pumpkin Cheesecake that my bosses sister made, It was so creamy but with just the right amout of spices and pumpkin goodness topped off with whipped cream and a sprinkling of ground nutmeg! I HAD to have the recipe, so I plan on making it for Thanksgiving dinner.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer C.
Trader Joe's gluten-free chocolate cake. A friend really wanted to bring a gluten-free cake to a party that I could eat. Every time I've had it, it's been good. Maybe it was enhanced by the joy of friendship, but it really knocked my socks off that night.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterLydia
The creme brulee at Disney World, of all places. Smooth, rich, full of beans.
I love cinnamon buns and I had a great one last weekend.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterSara Lynott
I made a caramel apple cheesecake pie yesterday. It was ridiculous in the best way possible. I've been coveting your work forever, Jessie-- I would love love love a Cakespy watercolor!!
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterAmy I.
warm delicious banana bread!
November 13 | Unregistered Commenterkelly o
A black and white cookie from William Greenburg here in NYC. y-u-m.
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterJessie
a friend and i were making with oreo crumbs, so we had the filling from a whole package of oreos left over. melted it up (that stuff takes A LOT of microwaving to melt), stirred in some chocolate malt powder, and ate it on fresh butter-flavored crescent rolls. it was amazing.
November 14 | Unregistered Commentercorinne
Coming from someone who rarely gets to eat desserts (dang veganism), the last time I had a knock my socks off dessert was when my dad recreated my grandmother's lindsor cookies at Christmas a couple of years ago. Powdered sugar, shortbread and raspberry jam exploding from the center? There's nothing wrong with that! And my dad, who hates to bake and usually messes up the second he combines flour and sugar, got his moment in the sun that day: they were amazing!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
I was craving something sweet and salty, so whipped up an experimental oatmeal cookie with chocolate chunks, crushed pretzels, and peanut butter m&ms. They were awesome (and oh, so rich).
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAmy K
the last thing that knocked my socks off was definitely a toasted s'mores cheesecake, which was covered with bruleed marshmallows.
November 14 | Unregistered Commenterbandit
I recently made Pioneer Woman's Apple Dumplings - Oh my! I made a second batch the very next week!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterHeidi
An eensy weensy cinnamon roll - muffiny tidbit from Whole Foods topped with a cream cheese icing.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMinde Briscoe
I had a Caramel Machiatto Cupcake in Sacramento that was TO DIE FOR. Best cupcake I have ever had, and considering I am a baker myself, that is a pretty big deal! I want the recipe!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAmber Barnum
I love these pistachio cranberry biscotti I just tried with white chocolate drizzled on them...perfect with coffee!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterPaula
A chocolate purse filled with chocolate mousse and a graham cracker bottom!
November 15 | Unregistered Commenterliana
A Cinnahoneystreusel cupcake from the Flirty Cupcakes truck in Chicago!
November 15 | Unregistered CommenterAgape
My teenage son and I made delicious pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. They turned out great, a seasonal favorite.
November 16 | Unregistered CommenterSally K
Recently tried making apple caramel pie...the testing out of a new recipe until you perfect it is the best part. "I have to eat this because I'm refining the recipe."
November 16 | Unregistered CommenterSweeteezCakes
My mom's cranberry apple walnut raisin pie. It is so yummy with a delicious flakey crust. And mixture of delicious apples, tart cranberries, luscious raisins and crunchy walnuts. It is delicious with homemade whipped cream. It makes me smile when I eat it. It is a thanksgiving staple at our house :-)
November 16 | Unregistered Commentermargaret
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