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.
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) 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 #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.