Frosting for the Cause and Winner of the IceMilk Apron Giveaway!

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s a beautiful (and freezing) sunny morning here on Lake Ontario–a perfect day to share a guest blog post I did over at a wonderful website called Frosting for the Cause. Frosting for the Cause is a 365 day baking project that highlights a different baker/blogger each day of 2011, sharing stories, recipes, and decorating tips, all to raise money and awareness for cancers that affect women. Paula, also known as The Vanilla Bean Baker, is the mastermind and heart behind this cause, and I was so honoured to be part of something so special.

Stop by Frosting for the Cause to read my guest post on Pinkalicious Cherry Cupcakes and learn about a woman in my life who was affected by cancer. If you’re a baking blogger who hasn’t yet signed up for this project and would like to make a difference, I believe there are some dates available. If you’re a reader who would like to take part and make a difference, you can go to the convenient Donate section of the Frosting for the Cause website. Thank you, Paula, for all of your hard work in putting this project together.

It’s also a perfect day to announce the winner of the gorgeous IceMilk Apron! It wasn’t a surprise that you all adore these heirloom aprons as much I do!

The winner of a monogrammed IceMilk Apron of their choice is…

 #129 Anna. Anna said, “these aprons are beautiful! I just sent the link to my mom for her catering company. I am convinced we need these!
my all time favorite pie is my mom’s peanut butter meringue or my Mammie’s hand-picked-full-of-love raspberry.”

Congratulations, Anna! Please contact me at rosie@sweetapolita.com for details and to claim your gorgeous prize!

To check out the complete line of heirloom aprons, pop over to IceMilk Aprons.

I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful Sunday!

Love, Rosie xo

*The winner of this giveaway was randomly selected using random.org. Prize courtesy of Sweetapolita.

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  1. says

    Rosie, thank you so much for volunteering to be a part of Frosting for the Cause. Our project was delighted to have been graced with your wonderful story and beautiful cupcakes & tutorial today. I’m so appreciative of your participation and of all those who join in with us to help ♥bake♥ a difference. Thank you again and congratulations to the winner of your lovely apron giveaway. Continued success with this delightful blog and your new business venture.

  2. says

    Yay thats me!!! I was raving about these aprons this morning!
    and kudos to you for supporting cancer awareness. Those cherry cupcakes sound amazing.

  3. Mary says

    Love the cupcakes Rosie…Pinkalicious would be proud ;) As well, I am so excited for your IceMilk apron winner…I LOVE mine! I am so lucky to have such an awesome sister…amazing, talented, thoughtful and with the biggest (and most pink!) heart around. <3 xo

  4. says

    Roooooosie, my lovely friend, listen, I don’t think I will ever be the same. I have neevr beheld such a perfect beautiful cupcake. I just saw your guest post and almost fainted. Even the cherry on top looks like a nugget of museum quality goodness.

    I am in total awe.

    I only wish I could have one ;)

    Love ya, V

  5. Dalia says

    HI. These cupcakes look so good. I would like to make them tomorrow but I am a little confused. I went to the post that had the directions and the methood says “Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites, AND the cherries/juice. ” However, the pictures it looks as if you should fill the liners with the cherries THEN pour the batter right over. Which is correct? Thanks!

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      • Dalia says

        ok thanks so much. also, you said” 1 cup maraschino cherry halves (optional, but I choose not to include)”
        so this means you made these cherry cupcakes with cherry flavor coming from the juice only, no bite side pieces of cherry in the batter, correct? Is it best not to include cherries? Will it make the cupcake soggy and mabybe that is why you chose to use just the juice? :)

  6. says

    Rosie, I missed these cupcakes somehow! I am due for a visit to frosting for a cause! THESE are gorgeous and you are AWESOME! Maybe I will ba baking cupcakes for my mom instead =)

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