Monday, August 09, 2010

Giveaway: Bake Me A Wish

This giveaway is closed.

When I came home from running errands recently, I saw a big box sitting on my doorstep. As I got closer, the anticipation built and then I realized it was a Vanilla Bean Cake from Bake Me A Wish! Woo hoo! This was a review I knew my husband would enjoy participating in.

The Vanilla Bean cake from Bake Me a Wish! came packed in a cooler and ice pack because it is perishable. It took self control, but I put it in the fridge straight away and waited patiently for my husband to come home so we could celebrate life.

When we finally got to sample the cake, I put some candles on it so Charlotte could practice blowing them out. We are slowly getting ready for the big day of her birthday party and have never put candles on a cake for her before.

As I was enjoying my slice of the Vanilla Bean Cake, Bruce and I brainstormed when this type of cake service might be useful. And here is the list we came up with:
  • When you want a gourmet cake, but don't have access to a local bakery that you trust for something classy and elegant;
  • When you are on vacation during the celebratory event, you could have the cake shipped to your destination and not have to worry about finding a local bakery at the last minute;
  • When you want to send an appreciation gift, you can choose a chocolate "Thank You" plaque to go on your cake;
  • When you are having a small gathering and just don't have time to make a delicious cake and decorate it beautifully;
  • When you forgot to send a gift, you can send a Bake Me A Wish! cake because they offer overnight shipping to most locations.
  • When you have a soldier overseas celebrating a birthday, they ship to APO.

I think Bake Me A Wish! might be the only company doing this sort of thing with cakes. To begin with, they can be delivered directly to your door thereby taking part of the hassle out of grabbing a cake. Not only that but they are delicious, come in variety of flavors and have chocolate plates that can be marked for any occasion.You can include a greeting card that you get to customize with you own message and it arrives in elegant packaging (see photo below).

Also, 5% of every order will be contributed to Bake Me A Wish!’s Operation: Birthday Cake, which, with their partner Soldiers’ Angels donates birthday cakes each month to our valued service men and women overseas.

    Bake Me A Wish! is offering a Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake to one lucky reader of Family Musings. This cake is what I would have picked for myself if my husband wasn't involved. I love chocolate and this looks like it would fit the bill perfectly!  

    How to Enter: There are four ways to enter and you can do any of them you like, for up to four entries:

    1. Visit Bake Me A Wish! and then leave a comment telling me which cake you think you'd like best,
    2. Subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email, and leave a 2nd comment telling me you did so, or already are subscribed,
    3. Link to my giveaway on your own blog, leaving another comment with the permalink to you post, or
    4. Follow me on Twitter and then tweet this giveaway on and leave a 4th comment with the permalink.

    That's it. 4 ways to win and 1 lucky winner. This giveaway will end Saturday, Augsut 21st at midnight. Read all contest rules here.


    FTC Disclosure: I received the Vanilla Bean Cake from Bake Me A Wish! to facilitate my review. No other compensation, other than a great Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake to share with one of my readers.

    157 comments:

    1. I have already Subscribe to your RSS feed or subscribe by email

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    2. The cake I would pick would be the Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake!! It looks sooo good!

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    3. this is my top pick. the cookies and cream sounds good too.

      lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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    4. I think I'd like the Boston Cream best...yum!!

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    5. Their S'Mores cake sounds amazing!
      katiekarr at gmail dot com

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    6. The Magic Bar Brownie Cake sounds so good!
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    7. Current email subscriber.
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    8. I am also an email subscriber;)

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    9. I would LOVE to try the cookies and cream cake or the Vanilla Bean! so Yummy! or the Magic Bar Brownie Cake!

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    10. The Magic Bar Brownie cake. Yummy!
      kimprine1 @yahoo.com

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    11. I'm a new e-mail subscriber.
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    12. They all look delicious, but I like the looks of the Peanut Butter Mousse cake.
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    13. Subscribed to your email.
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    14. Following you on twitter and tweeted: http://twitter.com/hkittelson/status/20777647843
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    15. The vanilla bean cake looks good!

      rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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    16. We need this kind of service in the UK. Although I have no idea what a vanilla BEAN cake is, what kind of beans would you get into a cake? Or is this just the US word for a vanilla pod?

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    17. The Magic Bar Brownie cake sounds so good!!

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    18. Chocolate Mousse Torte Cake would be my first choice. All of them look so good.
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    19. current email subscriber
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    20. http://twitter.com/vickers2622/statuses/20786388084

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    21. Oh you are making me hungry!! The red velvet and carrot cake are in a tie for me.. can't decide!

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    22. I'm subscribed to your rss feeds

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    23. I'm following familymusings on twitter

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    24. tweet

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    25. I would love to try their Boston Cream Cake.
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    26. I'm a new gfc follower
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    27. I linked your giveaway on my blog
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    28. FOllow you on twitter @My2CentsFL and tweeted
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    29. I would love the Mississippi Mud cake!
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    30. I'm a feed subscriber!
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    31. I think Vanilla Bean would have been my pick but the Peanut Butter Mousse Cake looks good to:) Please enter me. Thanks!

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    32. I would like to try the tirimisu cake.

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    33. What a great giveaway, Thank You..I had a real hard time choosing one cake that I would love to try, but I would like the Chocolate Truffle Lava Cakes or the Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake. They sound so good and yum chocolate my favorite..
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    34. I would love the Chocolate Mousse cake!
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    35. I already subscribe,
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    36. I follow you on twitter @erobison09 and I tweeted
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    37. I follow you on twitter. @CrystalGB

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    38. For me it would be the Red Velvet Chocolate Cake. If I had to share, I would pick the vanilla.

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    39. The Red Velvet Chocolate Cake looks so delicious! I think I would like that one the best.

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    40. I just subscribed via google reader and the peanut butter mousse cake looks fantabulous.

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    41. The cake I would pick would be the Triple Chocolate Enrobed Brownie Cake!! It looks sooo good!
      And my guilty pleasure is chocolate!! I would really have to consider sharing with the hubby ;)

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    42. I Am also a new subscriber!!
      -melisa Bass

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    43. Also A new followed & I tweeted about the giveaway but I'm not sure how to send you that link, my twitter name is
      @melisaann09

      Thank you!!!
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    44. I think simplicity is a winner here with me and I think I would like the Chocolate Truffle Lava Cakes the best.

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    45. Figured it out! New follower on twitter & just RT about giveaway :)

      Here is the link http://twitter.com/melisaann09/status/20808243566

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    46. I also subscribed to you via Email.

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    47. And am also following you via Twitter... @GenialInsanity

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    48. I'd like to try the magic bar brownie cake! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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    49. http://twitter.com/DesMoinesDealin/status/20809088823 scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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    50. http://twitter.com/GenialInsanity/status/20808985696


      sorry, forgot to include the link for the tweet. :D

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    51. I'd adore the Chocolate Mousse Torte Cake!

      Nancy
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    52. I am an e-mail subscriber.


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    53. I'd love to try the tiramisu classico cake
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    54. I follow you on twitter and twitted http://twitter.com/kidsanddeals/status/20813141368
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    55. i would like the Chocolate Mousse Torte Cake

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    56. I would like the Magic Bar Brownie Cake the best.

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    57. subscribed to rss feed via google reader

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    58. I love the Singular Sensation 4-Pack, in fact, I purchased it for my brother for his birthday & sent it to Camp Liberty Iraq where he is serving his 4th Deployment!

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    59. following on twitter (@everydayrambling)

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    60. following you on twitter @atlmuzikfanzinc

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    61. oh snap a cake giveaway!!! thinking the cookies and cream cakes sound great! lilcherrygirl at hotmail dot com

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    62. follow you and tweeted http://twitter.com/BriansWifey05/status/20821876787

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    63. subscribe via google reader and email frugalfamilyfunspot at gmail dot com

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    64. THe Tiramisu Classico Cake sounds yummy.

      Thanks!

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    65. I love Carrot Cake

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    66. mississippi mud cake looks awesome!
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    67. groovers4him@bellsouth.net
      cookies and cream looks good!!

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    68. ashley4him@bellsouth.net
      I would like the s'mores cake!

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    69. I would pick the red velvet chocolate cake! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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    70. I would love the Carrot Cake!

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    71. i would like to try the Magic Bar Brownie Cake
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    72. subscribed by email
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    73. I have to say the Mississippi Mud sounds SO YUMMY!! I love Mississippi Mud brownies, but I bet a whole CAKE would be even better! Thanks for the giveaway! Amanda

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    74. The Magic Bar Brownie looks sinful!

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    75. I like the Cookies and Cream Cake. JD

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    76. oooh the boston cream cake looks yummy!!!
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    77. Boston Cream Cake sounds yummy!

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    78. Vanilla Bean!! Mmmm....
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    79. Tiramasu or Vanilla Bean sound YUMMO.
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    80. My DH loves coffee cakes and I never make them - so I think he would like the Caramel Apple Crumb the best.
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    81. OH MY - BOSTON CREME for me!
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    82. You had me at Peanut Butter Mousse!! Thanks

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    83. I'd like the Boston Cream Cake

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    84. e-mail subscriber

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    85. They all sound good to me but I know my husband would LOVE the Red Velvet Chocolate cake.

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    86. follow you and tweet
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    87. chocolate mousse torte!

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    88. I would pick either the vanilla bean or carrot cake. probably vanilla bean!


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    89. I subscribe to your rss feed


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    90. Tweet http://twitter.com/GiveGalore/status/20982660204

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    91. Would love to try the Red Velvet Chocolate Cake

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    92. Chocolate Mouse Torte Cake!
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    93. Now subscriber via e-mail :)
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    94. Following You & also BakeMeAWish & tweeted:

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    95. MMMMMMM. I would like Red Velvet chocolate cake! Thanks for the giveaway!
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    96. I follow you on twitter as hell_0kitty
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    97. I would love to eat the Chocolate Mousse Torte Cake! Sounds so yummy, I love chocolate!

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    98. I subscribe to you by email.

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    99. I follow you on twitter and tweeted giveaway as @luckysluna. Link is below


      http://twitter.com/luckysluna/status/21082677538

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    100. I'd love to try the Red velvet cake. dramaqueensmum@gmail.com

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    101. I just signed up to follow you by e mail. dramaqueensmum@gmail.com

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    102. Follow you Twitter (dramaqueensmum) & tweeted. http://twitter.com/dramaqueensmum/status/21093583666

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    103. I would love to try the triple chocolate enrobed brownie cake!!
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    104. I would love to try the Chocolate Truffle Lava Cakes!
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    105. would love to try the Tiramisu Classico Cake
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    106. Following you on twitter and twitted
      Theres a bake me a cake giveaway @familymusings http://www.familymusings.com/2010/08/giveaway-bake-me-wish.html
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    107. I'd like the magic bar brownie cake!

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    108. subscriber via rss feed, google reader for chrinahxxx@...

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    109. http://twitter.com/achrissmile/status/21207419609

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    110. i think i would love their peanut butter mousse cake, yum!
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    111. i am a rss subscriber
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    112. The Mississippi Mud Cake sounds delicious!

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    113. The Caramel Apple Crumb sounds YUMMY birdson@roadrunner.com

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    114. email sub birdson@roadrunner.com

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    115. I follow U on Twitter & Tweeted http://twitter.com/birdson777/statuses/21400393580 birdson@roadrunner.com

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    116. The Viennese Coffee Cake - Apple looks delish!

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    117. I'm a RSS subscriber via Google Reader.

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    118. The magic bar brownie cake looks soooo yummy!

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    119. I am following you on Twitter. @KBunn

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    120. The magic bar brownie cake looks AMAZING!

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    121. Oh wow... the Peanut Butter Mousse Cake sounds AMAZING!
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    122. The chocolate truffle lava cakes look divine!

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    123. wow! Yummy! Cookies 'n Cream cake looks delicious too!
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    124. I would love the Peanut Butter Mousse cake!

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    125. The chocolate mousse torte cake sounds delicious!
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    126. I'm an rss subscriber
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    127. Carrot cake is my favorite!

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    128. They all look so good! The Mississippi Mud Cake would be my favorite.
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    129. I subscribed to your emails.
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    130. I'm following you on Twitter user lisalmg and Tweeted this giveaway. http://twitter.com/lisalmg/status/21717363932
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    131. The vanilla bean definitely! or the red velvet!

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    132. I would love the chocolate Truffle Lava Cakes!
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    133. New follower....stopping by from This for That on Ten Talents!!

      I would love the Chocolate Mousse Torte!! YUM

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    134. Subscribed to your blog via Google Reader!

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    135. Following you on Twitter @amotherofpearl

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    136. I would love red velvet.

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    137. I think I'd like the Vanilla Bean Cake the best...yummmmmmmmm


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    138. I subscribe by email with cherdon@sympatico.ca

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    139. I follow you on twitter

      username is iamcherdon


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    140. AH.....they all look so scrumptous! But the one that really caught my eye is the Red Velvet Chocolate cake!

      Thank you for this delicious giveaway. I am exercising now in anticipation of being chosen your very lucky winner!

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    141. I am an email subscriber, hoping to be enjoying this delicous chocoalte cake very soon!

      Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

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    142. The magic bar brownie cake sounds awesome. Thanks for the chance.

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    143. I subscribe to your blog by email. Thanks.

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    144. i would choose
      Tiramisu Classico Cake

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