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Friday
Feb122010

Brownie Points: a Simply Divine Brownies Giveaway!

Brownies are a masterpiece of American cookery. This is not opinion--it's fact. They are--to sum it up concisely--a simply divine treat.

Oh--what a perfect time to introduce the treasure of Portland, Maine--Simply Divine Brownies. They boast a retail bake shop, and will ship their brownies nationwide.

And oh, the brownies. At Casa de CakeSpy, we'd been mildly obsessed with these brownies since having discovered the adorable brownies that look like cupcakes, with the other items on the menu--like dense, chewy brownies in a plethora of flavors and sizes--just adding to the obsession.

And now, dear, lucky readers, you too can share this sweet joy.

Yup: Simply Divine has kindly offered a brownie care package for giveaway on this site.

What can you win? A parcel of pure pleasure, including a sampler of 12 assorted brownie flavors, a package of sweet brownie bites (perfect for smaller appetites, or, you know, eating 3 at a time), and one of those adorable aforementioned trompe l'oeil brownies. Not for nothin', but based on my calculations this is a parcel worth over $75, considering shipping and stuff.

Yeah, you wanna win this.

So how do you enter? It's easy. Just answer the following important brownie questions below in the comments section and you'll be entered to win this sweet package of postal bliss! Of course, if you couldn't possibly wait for brownie bliss, you can mos' def check them out online here and check out their blog here!

Fine Print: The giveaway will close on Sunday, February 22 at 12pm PST; the winner will be announced within the next 48 hours. Entrants in the US only, please. Good luck!

  1. What's your type of brownie: chewy, cakey, or fudgy?
  2. Frosting on brownies: yes or no?
  3. Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle?

UPDATE: THE WINNER!

We have a winner, friends! It is Pruittiporn from New Haven, CT, who has this to say about the above brownie poll:

1. I oscillate between fudgy and chewy.

2. No - I prefer my brownie add-ons baked in!

3. I prefer edge, but I'm not opposed to the middle either

Reader Comments (414)

1. Fudgy
2. No frosting!
3. From the middle...yum!

And thanks for featuring a bakery from Maine! I live two hours north of Portland, but I'll have to stop in next time I drive to Boston.

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterDelia

Fudgier the better
Frosting Smoshing--I prefer them naked
Center Square please!

February 19 | Unregistered Commenterlolaphong

1. Chewy!! bordering on fudgy in a truffle kind of way

2. frosting? I say yes! Although I never make them frosted myself

3. I like a brownie so large it encompasses both edge and middle

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterAlexandra

Cakey
NO way
Edge baby!
:) LOVE me some brownies!

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterLindy

1-Fudgy, very condensed
2-yes and no, sometimes you feel like it, sometimes you dont(sort of like nuts)
3-Definitely the middle-soft on all sides

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterBaine

1. chewy
2. no frosting
3. i like the middle, but if the edges are chewy without being burnt, then i'll settle for those as well :)

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterCathy

Chewy-no-frosting-edge-brownies all the way!!! Yum!

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterAmigurumiGirl

1. fudgey please, more towards the cakey side!
2. no!
3. edges without a doubt

1. What's your type of brownie: chewy, cakey, or fudgy?
cakey!

2. Frosting on brownies: yes or no?
can i say yes and no? depends on the brownie.

3. Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle?
middle!!

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterJulie

1. All kinds!
2. Frosting is always good
3. If I had to pick, I guess I would choose the middle :)

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterLaura Liscano

1. Fudgy!
2. No!
3. Edge!

Thanks for the awesome giveaway CakeSpy. I'm kind of drooling just looking at the pictures!

February 19 | Unregistered Commentercaronae

What's your type of brownie: chewy, cakey, or fudgy? I *LOVE* fudgy brownies *swoon*

Frosting on brownies: yes or no? NO, it detracts from the brownie flavor but powdered sugar is nice. :)

Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle? either - seriously it's a brownie! :)

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterJen

1. I love chewy ones!
2. Alitte frosty never hurt anyone!
3. The corner ones are the best!!

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterKatie DaRonco

1. Chewy. Love a dense brownie.
2. No frosting unless it it's creamy and is not the same flavor as the brownie (No choco on choco)
3. Edges, edges edges.

Deliciousness!

February 19 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

1)We are definitely fudgy lovers.
2)We love frosting but can't wait long enough to frost.
3)The edges have a texture you don't get in the middle.

February 20 | Unregistered Commentermomshelly

1. CAKEY
2.YES
3.EDGE!!!!!


my email is mfeely3@wi.rr.com..........just in case

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

1. cakey
2. frosting if it isnt too too sweet
3. edge

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterBlitzyflitzy

1. Chewy and gooey
2. Closet confession: those store bought bakery ones with frosting are good.
3. Middle

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterSwaniano

1. fudgy please.
2. no frosting. i feel it makes them too sweet.
3. middle. i like the all surrounding softness =)

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterJessica

1. Fudgy!!
2. No frosting
3. Middle piece

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea

1. CHEWY!
2. Frosting is not necessary, but if it's vanilla -- BRING. IT. ON.
3. Edges = crispy = perfection.

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterSherri

The chewiest, chewy brownies with no frosting (why add anything more to an already perfect treat?) , cut right out of the middle would make me a happier person!!

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterJamillah

Fudgy-like a dark chocolate truffle fudgy
No icing please just the brownie with the fudgy middle
But of course the middle of the pan where all the fudginess lives !

February 20 | Unregistered CommenterSandy

1) Chewy
2) Yes, as long as it doesn't overwhelm the flavor and texture of the brownie!
3) Edges are a must!

February 21 | Unregistered Commenterpatty

1. Fudgy all the way
2. No icing, please
3. It depends on my mood. But really... who is going to turn down a brownie because it's not the edge or it's not a middle???

February 21 | Unregistered CommenterCarol S.
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