“Sweets For Your Sweet” Jewel’s Cupcake Shop Valentines GIVEAWAY and feature/review!


We are kicking off our February, “Sweets For Your Sweet!” Event with an awesome giveaway and feature of yummy gluten free products from Jewel’s Cupcake Shop. This is one you don’t want to miss as it is a gluten free Valentines themed giveaway!!! Read a great article on how Julie, like many other amazing bakers here in AZ (and other states) are taking advantage of the cottage law and baking delicious goodies from their home. Rest assured there are rules and regulations, not to mention that Julie’s daughter has to live gluten free.

When we first got the products for review from Julie, Owner of Jewel’s Cupcake Shop, the treats were almost too beautiful to eat! We couldn’t resist though and dove right in. The cupcakes were so moist and delicious. The Salted Caramel was just the right amount of sweet, with a nice touch of sea salt. Who can resist sweet and salty?! I know I can’t. The salt really brings out the beautiful sweet flavor in a dessert. I imagine that is why it has become so popular recently. The chocolate cupcake with chocolate chips couldn’t have been more soft and moist. I usually don’t like a bunch of chocolate, but I gobbled this little treat right up. The frosting was smooth and creamy while the cake itself was full of rich chocolate flavor. Finally, the award-winning apple pie cupcake was reminiscent of fall days in my home town and mom’s apple pie. It was absolutely delicious and so full of great apple pie flavor, complete with the cinnamon and sugar notes.

The Linzer cookies were another great treat we were able to review and let me just tell you, not only were they gorgeous but they were so delicious! They were soft and buttery with a nice tart jam filling. I love jam filled cookies but had never had one this good. Great job Julie! :) As you can see, the non-gluten free hubby loved them too.

Finally, we reviewed Jewel’s Cupcake Shop’s all-purpose flour, chocolate chip cookie mix and brownie mix. All of which we used to make treats at our sweet baby’s first birthday party (a gluten free cookies and milk theme) and nobody even knew they were gluten free they tasted so good! The all-purpose flour was so easy to work with and could actually be exchanged equally in a traditional cookie recipe for flour. It was so nice and easy.

Here are some of Jewel’s Cupcake Shop’s Valentines Specials: (Just call or e-mail for any request you may have as she is very workable. We just love this cake she made, thanks Julie! :)

Almond Raspberry Linzer cookies- $5 each or 4 for $18 (Mail-able)
8 inch personalized brownie heart $20
8 inch personalized chocolate chip cookie heart $20
5 inch mini personalized Black Magic chocolate ganache cake $25
6 red velvet or black magic w/ganache cupcakes (or half and half) $15
Perfect Brownie Mix $6 (Mail-able)
Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie mix $6 (Mail-able)

Flat shipping fee is $6.95 for most things.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: Since there is an additional, local to Arizona, prize being offered, if you live in Arizona, make sure to put LOCAL in all caps at the beginning of each of your entries to be considered for this prize. Thank you!**

So are you ready to win some yummy Jewel’s Cupcake Shop delectable gluten free treats?!

**(1) Grand Prize Winner (nationwide)- will be receiving 4 Almond raspberry linzer cookies, their choice of cookie or brownie mix, and one 2 lb bag of all purpose flour all for themselves!!!

**(1) LOCAL TO ARIZONA, Grand Prize Winner- will be receiving 4 almond raspberry linzer cookies, their choice of heart cookie, brownie or cupcakes and one 2 lb bag of all purpose flour!!!

(Required) HERE’S HOW TO ENTER: (Make sure you are a follower of this blog AND please make sure to leave your e-mail with EVERY entry. If you don’t leave your e-mail, you will not be chosen as we do need some way to contact you. Thanks! :)

(Required) Just leave a comment in the comments section at the bottom of this post, after visiting Jewel’s Cupcake Shop, telling me CUPCAKE flavor sounds most delicious to you.

*Extra Entry #1: Visit Jewel’s Cupcake Shop on Facebook and thank her for this giveaway, with your favorite treat from her website or cupcake flavor of hers. Leave a comment here saying you did.

*Extra Entry #2: Post about this giveaway on your blog with a link back to us. Leave a comment WITH THE LINK TO YOUR POST here.

*Extra Entry #3: Retweet about this giveaway making sure to include our Twitter page in the tweet. Leave a comment here saying you did.

*Extra Entry #4: Visit Gluten Free Frenzy on Facebook and tell us what you would use her gluten free all-purpose flour to make. Leave a comment here saying you did.

*Extra Entry #5: Follow Gluten Free Frenzy and Jewel’s Cupcake Shop on Twitter. Leave a comment here saying you do.

*Extra Entry #6: Subscribe to glutenfreefrenzy.com by e-mail. (On the right hand side under followers.)


*Giveaway ends Friday February 10, 2012 at 11:59 PM (MST). This giveaway is open to the US only.

**I was provided with sample product from this company for review purposes on this website. I was not paid or compensated in any other way for my reviews. They are my opinions and my opinions alone.

*Please keep in mind that Jewel’s Cupcake Shop is baking under a new law, the Home Baked and Confectionary Goods program, also known as the Arizona Cottage Law, which went into effect July 20. Home bakers can now sell baked goods for a profit as long as they register with the state, get a food handlers license and comply with a still evolving set of rules. A home baker must also include an ingredient list, their name, home address and phone number on the packaging. Please always use your own discretion when choosing to enjoy a gluten free product as we are not responsible for any one else and their consumption of these products.

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Comments

  1. I think the Black Magic with Chocolate Ganache sounds awesome!

    caralg520@gmail.com

  2. Visted your FB and left a comment.

    caralg520@gmail.com

  3. LOCAL
    I am a follower, and would love to try the Karat Cake cupcakes.

  4. I think they all look great, but I would choose either the Karat Cake, Pistachio Emerald or Pumpkin. Oh, my mouth is watering right now! lol

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  5. I went on Jewel's Cupcakes site on Facebook and thanked her for the giveaway.

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  6. I retweeted this giveaway under my Twitter name, BearWithMS.

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  7. I went on your Facebook page (Gluten Free Frenzy) and commented about what I would use the GF all-purpose flour for.

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  8. I'm following you and Jewel's Cupcake Shop on Twitter.

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  9. I'm a subscriber to Gluten Free Frenzy via e-mail.

    sherriwhitern@gmail.com

  10. Chocolate Almond Diamonds sounds divine!

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  11. I left a message on Jewel's Cupcakes FB page.

    tsn816{at}gmail{dot}com

  12. I tweeted about the giveaway @inloveindc.

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  13. I commented on your FB page that I would use the flour to make my baby's first birthday cake!

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  14. I follow both GF Frenzy and Jewel's Cupcake Shop's twitter.

    tsn816{at}gmail{dot}com

  15. I think the Chocolate Almond Diamonds cupcake sounds delicious!!

    thepalins at gmail dot com

  16. Black Magic with Chocolate Ganache …sounds heavenly!!

    olives 6494 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  17. GFF follower here!

    olives 6494 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  18. I love pistachios, so I'll go for that one!

  19. I posted on FB as Gluten Free in AZ, fyi. :-) Thanks for doing this. Everything looks wonderful!

  20. I'm a follower and the Apple Pie cupcake looks great!
    stacywlane@cox.net

  21. I am already a follower of GFF and the Chocolate Peppermint cupcakes sound delicious.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  22. I thanked Jewel's Cupcakes on facebook.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  23. I already subscribe to GFF by email.

    lovepoetes at aol dot com

  24. I would love to try the Marble cupcakes!
    stef42678@cox.net

  25. GFF email subscriber.
    stef42678@cox.net

  26. I think the Apple Pie cupcake sounds great!

    rachelfleming317 at gmail dot com

  27. Visit your page on facebook and left a comment, I would use Jewel's flour to make different kinds of muffins.

  28. Visit your page on facebook and left a comment, I would use Jewel's flour to make different kinds of muffins.

  29. I already subscribe to GFF by email

  30. I already subscribe to GFF by email

    rachelfleming317 at gmail dot com

  31. The marble sounds good!
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  32. I commented on your facebook page
    ufg8trj@yahoo.com

  33. I followed you both on twitter
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  34. email subscriber
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  35. Just left a comment on your FB page that I'm dying to try your linzer cookies!

    Jennie

    jennie@wicker.us

  36. Oh, Black Magic with Chocolate Ganache all the way! Yum! Though all of hers are spectacular!!
    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  37. I left a comment on Jewel's facebook page!

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  38. I tweeted about this giveaway!

    @thriftyrocks

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  39. I posted on GFF's Facebook page about what I'd use Jewel's flour for!

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  40. I already follow you BOTH on twitter! Yum!

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  41. LOCAL

    I have tried just about every flavor she makes. Apple Pie and Salted Caramel are my favorites, so I eat both whenever I can. Sometimes two of each because I can't eat just one.

  42. I already subscribe for email updates to your wonderful posts!

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  43. UGH……..forgot I am LOCAL sorry!

    silvermoonsusan AT yahoo DOT com

  44. Blog follower
    Wow, totally want to try the Pistachio Emerald cupcake!

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