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Ice Cream Cupcake Roundup Prize Winners!

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I just want to begin by again thanking everyone for participating in the 2009 Ice Cream Cupcake Roundup – our 35 bakers, 650 voters, and 8 prize donors! We are so excited with all of the participation!

If you won a prize, please email stef at cupcakeproject dot com with your mailing address and phone number within the next week.

Without further ado, I present to you the winners:

Reader’s Choice Award

This prize goes to the cupcake that received the most reader votes. It was a close competition, but the winner was Carrot Cake Ice Cream Cupcakes from Little Big Cakes.

People had some great things to say about these cupcakes; here are some highlights:

  • I really like carrot cake and this one looks perfect!
  • After a lot of scrolling and wiping the drool from my mouth, I was finally able to narrow it down to this one and the Vegan Piña Colada Ice Cream Cupcakes from Cookies and Candids. There were a lot that I loved that were yummy looking as desserts. But part of the appeal of cupcakes, for me anyway, is the instant satisfaction. No cutting, no dishes, no utensils, just peel and eat. The carrot cake seems like it would have a lot of flavor yet is still simple to eat.
  • Carrot cake with pecan ice cream sounds awesome! Simple, but great.
  • Are you kidding? Do you really have to ask? Just bite into a cake from Little Big Cakes! I can just look at the picture & smell it… makes my mouth water.
  • Great flavor combo and the picture was really appealing.
  • It’s simple, and classic, but with a twist. I love that it’s not over thought, and the finished product still looks clean and delicious!
  • It is the one I would most like to make, some others were so beyond my cooking abilities.
  • I love carrot cake and this cupcake has all the best elements of carrot cake in a neat little cupcake!
  • Because the cake may be ‘little’ but the taste is ‘big’! Mmm scrumdiddlyumptious!
  • I loved how neat and perfect looking it looks (like a fancy Reese’s) – plus Carrot Cake & Cream Cheese icing is one of my favorites.
  • Can’t go past carrot cake!! I am sitting here eating my low fat yogurt but dreaming it tastes like carrot cake ice cream cupcakes!!!
  • It’s a simple, traditional flavor. And not too flashy or over the top. Less is more! I would love to buy dozens of these!!!

Prize: 12 pack of gourmet cupcake wrappers from Bella Cupcake Couture.

Editor’s Choice – Cupcake Project

This prize was up to me and it was incredibly hard to choose. How do you pick between 35 cupcakes that all sound amazing? In the end, I chose Fragola Tiramisu olio d’oliva Gelato Tortatina (Strawberry Tiramisu Olive Oil Gelato Cupcake) from Little Ivy Cakes. I almost didn’t pick it because it was so complicated that it barely resembled a cupcake. However, with so many different components (almost all homemade) that I would love to taste independently or combined and the sheer amount of effort and creativity that went into these beauties, my choice became clear. I imagined how wide my eyes would get if I were ever served a cupcake of this magnitude and culinary depth. I would feel so special to have the opportunity to try it.

Cupcake tote bag from Avocado Creations.

Editor’s Choice – Scoopalicious

This prize was chosen by Bethany and Tina of Scoopalicious. They selected
Chocolate Raspberry Baby Cupcakes from Inspired Creations. To find out why, you’ll have to head over to their blog!

Prize: 12 pack of gourmet cupcake wrappers from Bella Cupcake Couture.

Entry Prizes
All of the remaining prizes were chosen using a random number generator ( We tried whenever possible to give out one of the top three choices selected by the participants. However, in the cases where those prizes were already assigned, participants were given whatever prizes remained. Several lucky participants were randomly selected more than once (you’ll see who you are)!

Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream Cupcakes from Yumsilicious Bakes
Prize: Bag of cacao nibs from Patric Chocolate.

Strawberry Balsamic Ice Cream Cupcakes from Cupcake Muffin
Prize: Prize pack from Just Jenn Designs and pack of eight cupcake birthday cards by Bethany of Scoopalicious.

Lovelight Lemon Raspberry Sorbet Cupcakes from Sweet & Saucy
Prize: 4×5 illustration from Cakespy and cupcake pendant from Krissi’s Mixed Media Arts.

Frozen Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes from Krista Joy
Prize: 12 pack of gourmet cupcake wrappers from Bella Cupcake Couture.

Choconaners from Cherryspoon
Bag of cacao nibs from Patric Chocolate.

Rocky Roca Ice Cream Cupcakes from Sweet & Saucy
Prize: Bread mix from JB Dough.

Fragola Tiramisu olio d’oliva Gelato Tortatina (Strawberry Tiramisu Olive Oil Gelato Cupcake) from Little Ivy Cakes
Prize: Bread mix from JB Dough.

Couch Peanut Cupcakes from Res-o-puh-leese
Bread mix from JB Dough.

Voter’s Prize
This winner was randomly selected from those of you who voted in the roundup. The winner was Tiffany Kanis.

Prize: Pack of eight cupcake birthday cards by Bethany of Scoopalicious.

Congrats to all the winners! Keep on bakin’!

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8 comments on “Ice Cream Cupcake Roundup Prize Winners!”

  1. Ivysays:

    WOW! I am totally surprised and feel so blessed. I loved All of the amazing entries and I love this cupcake round up! THANKS SO VERY, VERY, VERY MUCH!

    Congratulations to all the winners!
    You deserve it!

  2. That was such a great roundup – All the entries were incredible!!

  3. Congrats to the winners. :) Thanks for hosting the round-up again. Lots of awesome cupcake creations.

  4. Tessasays:

    congratulations to all the winners! this was a fun contest to be a part of and i can’t wait for next year to make new ice cream cupcake combinations and see what others come up with! thanks for hosting!

  5. I enjoyed reading your blog this afternoon…Had some time to do some blog hopping…always enjoy finding new blogs!
    Hope you will visit me. This month I am posting on our Disney trip.

  6. Sarasays:

    Yay, thank you!! :) What a great contest and round-up. :) I just got back from a trip so just saw this this morning, but let me know if you need any of my info of where to send things. Thanks again!!!

  7. I won a random entry award. I know I did nothing to deserve it, but I’m super-happy anyway. My first event, and I won :)
    Thanks for hosting the most awesome event!

  8. Marthasays:

    This was great fun! Next year I’m in it to win… I’m planning already :D
    Who do I send my info to?
    Thanks again!!

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