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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

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Reader Comments (414)

1. I like somewhere in between a fudgy and a cakey brownie, something thats chewy, but not crumbly!
2. If ice cream is considered an icing, then yes!
3. Middle all the way!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie

1) Chewy, delicious brownies
2) I can go either way on the frosting, but I especially love peanut butter frosting!
3) Loooove edge pieces!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterElisabeth

1. chewbaca
2. word to the frosting, about 1/2" thick.!
3. I can't believe how much time it took me to mull this over, but I'm gonna have to go with the middle.

1. While I think that all brownie types have their place, I would select a fudgy brownie if I was forced to choose.
2. Frosting? Yes! What a treat!
3. Mmm. The edges are the best.

Now I have to go and find a brownie somewhere. :)

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterLindsay

1. What's your type of brownie: Definitely chewy! A little crisp on the outside but with a perfectly chewing inside.
2. Frosting on brownies: Of course! Frosting on everything!
3. Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: Middle because there's are only 4 corners, but there's always plenty of middle. :)

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterEmily

1. Fudgey!
2. Frosting is great, but not necessary.
3. Middle- slightly undercooked, please!

February 12 | Unregistered Commenterelo

A fudgy brownie, no frosting, and a middle one. The one that's the chewiest and fudgiest :)

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterDolce

1. Cake have made me the happiest
2. Yes, frost them if you must, but I'll share that part with my husband
3. I like the edge from the corner best.

Thanks!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterDiana

1. Chewy
2. No frosting
3. Edges, definitely. A corner if possible.

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterTherese

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

2. Frosting on brownies: yes or no? NO
3. Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle? EDGE

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterKristina

Glad I just baked some brownies the other day or I'd be jonesing for one now.
FUDGY
No frosting
Edge or Middle I have no preference.

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterFarrah

1. What's your type of brownie: chewy
2. Frosting on brownies: usually not, but sometimes it's ok. I'm not going to discriminate.
3. Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: Can I get an E! D! G! E! What's that spell? EDGE EDGE EDGE!!!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterPoppy

1. Chewy and Fudgey
2. Yes, sometimes
3. Corners, cause you get edge and middle.. or making them in a cupcake pans, edges all the way around!

February 12 | Unregistered Commentermeghan

1. chewy! followed closely by cakey. but really, ANY brownie is a good brownie in my book. :D 2. Mostly no, but every once in blue moon, it's very necessary.
3. Hands down edge-brownies. I looove the bite or two of crusty! I've been secretly coveting one of those all-edge brownie pans.

February 12 | Unregistered CommentertheAisforAmy

Cakey for sure!
Frosting, please
Edge

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa

1.) Fudgy brownies, mos def.
2.) With frosting. That's how my grandma made them, so I know it's the correct way to eat them.
3.) Center. The delectable, gooey center.

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterAshley

1. Fudgy
2. No forsting
3. Edge
Honestly, I LOVE any good from-scratch brownie!!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie H.

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

2. Frosting on brownies: yes or no?
Yes for peanut butter frosting!

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

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterErin

Chewy. no frosting. edge.

im a little surprised at how easy that was for me. mmmmmm...is it terrible if i make a batch for breakfast?......
=)

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterMockie

1.What's your type of brownie: chewy, cakey, or fudgy? <I> Definitely chewy.
2.Frosting on brownies: yes or no? <I> Generally no, but if it's cream cheesy or raspberry, then yes.
3.Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle? <I> The entire pan, of course! Some of each! But if I HAD to choose, I'd say middle.

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterFerol!

1) Fudgy
2) usually no frosting unless I need the extra chocolate fix
3) I like one of each - one from the middle and one from the edge

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

What's your type of brownie: chewy
Frosting on brownies: yes, preferably fudgy frosting
Which brownies in the pan do you covet most: edge or middle? a big corner piece so I get edge AND middle!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterKristen

fudgy
no frosting
edge

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterCaitlin

Cakey, no frosting, edges - in fact I think I'll go make some now! =)

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterKayla

Fudgy, frosted from the edge brownies are pure heaven!

February 12 | Unregistered CommenterCarol
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