Graduation Cupcakes + Giveaway

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

(Giveaway closed congratulations to the winner!)

I have an amazingly smart roommate and I was so excited to celebrate her graduating from graduate school with two, yes two, graduate degrees!  Lanta has been my friend since the Fall of 2005 (coming up on 8 years of friendship!) and we have lived together since the Summer of 2010.  We have quite a history and I'm so grateful to have such an amazing friend!  

After graduation she invited her family and a few friends over to our apartment for a nice and intimate graduation celebration!

It was full of delicious food from Moe's and of course the adorable cupcakes!  I made vanilla, chocolate, and red velvet mini cupcakes all with cream cheese frosting.  They were topped with white fondant rounds and blue letters adhered with water.

These were such a hit!  The cupcakes without letters were eaten first to keep the message on the table for as long as possible.  Everyone was so happy for Lanta!  Congratulations!

(Giveaway closed.)

Now, what you have been waiting for, giveaway time!  This week I will be giving away sugar cookies but the shapes will be a surprise!

“Like” Pastry Shells on Facebook then make a comment below with your name on Facebook.

BONUS ENTRY:  Write a separate comment below with a sugar cookie shape you would like to get your hands on!  Make sure to put your name on this post as well.


Giveaway will run until May 30, 2013, open to all U.S. residents. Two entries allowed per person.  Winners will be chosen at random using Chosen winner must respond within 24 hours of notification to claim their prize or another shall be chosen.  Winner will be notified via Facebook.

Good Luck!

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  1. Those are Cute, Shelly! I'm sure they were yummy too!
    Logan Schenck

  2. I would love to have some American Flag shaped cookies for the 4th of July!
    Logan Schenck

  3. House shaped cookies would be so cute for my house warming party! Krista Odom

  4. Replies
    1. Make sure to put your full name so I can tell which "Rachel" you are. Thanks and good luck!

  5. I would love some shoe shaped cookies ;) or dog cookies. The graduation cupcakes turned out great!

  6. I'm a fb fan too.

  7. Ashleigh Byrne. I would love some seashell shape cookies. :)