# BEB is 7 Years Old! A BIG Birthday Giveaway! (winner announced)

**UPDATE:** The winner of the BEB birthday giveaway is:

**#8,692 – Lisa D:** *“I follow you on Twitter”*

Congratulations, Lisa! Be sure to reply to the email you’ve been sent, and your choice of a prize will be shipped out to you!

[and a repurposed birthday cake from my Chief Culinary Consultant's birthday this past weekend :)]

Seven years ago today, in this little corner of the Internet, I wrote about Italian Wedding Soup and shared the recipe with whoever was reading (presumably, only my mom and my sister). Since then, this site has grown into more than I could have ever imagined, thanks in large part to all of you! You’ve shared life’s ups and downs with me, as well as countless kitchen adventures.

As a thank you, I’m having a * reader’s choice* giveaway! The lucky winner will be able to choose from the following prizes:

**1. Canon Rebel T3i Digital SLR Camera**

**2. Apple iPad Air** (16GB, your choice of space gray or silver)

**3. KitchenAid Professional 6-Quart Stand Mixer** (in color of your choice)

**4. $500 Amazon.com Gift Card**

Read below for details on how to enter to win!

Thank you all again for being a part of Brown Eyed Baker and for making this site what it is!

### GIVEAWAY DETAILS

One winner will receive their choice of the following:

- Canon T3i dSLR Camera
- Apple 16GB iPad Air
- KitchenAid Professional 6-Quart Stand Mixer
- $500 Amazon.com Gift Card

### HOW TO ENTER

To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post and answer the question:

“What’s your favorite Brown Eyed Baker recipe?”

You can receive up to FIVE additional entries to win by doing the following:

1. Subscribe to Brown Eyed Baker by either RSS or email. Come back and let me know you’ve subscribed *in an additional comment on this post*.

2. Become a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook. Come back and let me know you became a fan *in an additional comment on this post*.

3. Follow Brown Eyed Baker on Pinterest. Come back and let me know you became a fan *in an additional comment on this post*.

4. Follow @thebrowneyedbaker on Instagram. Come back and let me know you’ve followed *in an additional comment on this post*.

5. Follow @browneyedbaker on Twitter. Come back and let me know you’ve followed *in an additional comment on this post*.

Deadline: Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.

Winner: The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org and announced at the top of this post. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.

Disclaimer: This giveaway is sponsored by Brown Eyed Baker.

**GOOD LUCK!**

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NoodleonFebruary 11, 2014at3:44 amMississippi Mud Cake

JessicaonFebruary 11, 2014at3:45 amGosh this is a hard choice! I’m gonna say my favorite BEB recipe is the Blueberry Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake…can’t go wrong there!

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SabrinaonFebruary 11, 2014at3:47 amI love breakfast and brunch meals. I can eat it for every meal, so your breakfast and brunch I love your baked french toast casserole with praline topping AND cheesy sausage spinach breakfast casserole.

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Adina ClarkeonFebruary 11, 2014at3:49 amI’m a fan of Brown Eyed Baker on Facebook

SabrinaonFebruary 11, 2014at3:49 amI have been a Facebook fan almost two years I think.

StashaonFebruary 11, 2014at3:50 amI’m a fan on Pinterest.

Maria VivianonFebruary 11, 2014at3:50 amI love all your recipes. Learned a lot from them too. My favorite recipe is the Honey-Balsamic Pulled Pork with Asian Slaw. Not only can I put it in breads, but I eat it with rice too. So yummy and juicy!

Angelina WuonFebruary 11, 2014at3:50 amI’m a subbie on email! Thanks for this amazing giveaway, and Happy Birthday! Time just flies by, don’t you think?

Maria VivianonFebruary 11, 2014at3:52 amI just “liked” your Facebook page. Thanks for the posts.

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TracyonFebruary 11, 2014at3:53 amCongrats on your 7th, that is a fabulous accomplishment:) I love your Guinness Beef Stew, I made it again on Sunday and have to hide the leftovers from the family so I can have lunch for work for a day or two!

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CarolynonFebruary 11, 2014at3:54 amHands-down favorite amongst a lot of favorites — your Grandma’s Italian Walnut Pillows. Made them again this Christmas.

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SarahonFebruary 11, 2014at3:55 amI love your moussaka recipe And your amazing blog!

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SaraonFebruary 11, 2014at3:56 amBlueberry Buckle!!!! Congrats on being 7 years old and you are my favorite baking blog!!!!!!!

TomonFebruary 11, 2014at3:57 amMy favourite is the Banana Snack Cake. Delicious!

LindaonFebruary 11, 2014at3:57 amIrish car bomb cupcakes — for sure!

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MaxineonFebruary 11, 2014at3:58 amThis is like the mother-of-all giveaways! Happy 7th bday BEB! My all-time fave recipe is (and my family’s) your layered carrot cake!!

jessica donFebruary 11, 2014at3:58 amMy favorite recipe is the peach cobbler. Perfect amount of sweet vs spice!

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AdeleonFebruary 11, 2014at3:59 amI really love the Zucchini Squares recipe. Ever since I made it it’s been a family favourite, it’s simple, elegant and absolutely yummy.

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Nicole ManriqueonFebruary 11, 2014at4:02 amThe recipe that I keep coming back to is the Mocha cupcakes with espresso buttercream. They’re a hit!

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carol deeonFebruary 11, 2014at4:05 amI love the salted caramel sauce and use it quite often.

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TomonFebruary 11, 2014at4:05 amI follow you on Instagram, too. Duke and Einstein are adorable!

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NatonFebruary 11, 2014at4:06 amFor me it’s the Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes!! love that!

Dana N.onFebruary 11, 2014at4:06 amMy favorite recipe is the Mississippi Mud Brownies. It’s hard to choose just one but this one is it! Thank you for all the wonderful recipes and for the giveaway.

Cindy CusimanoonFebruary 11, 2014at4:06 amOh!!! Sooo many to choose from!! My most requested is Peanut Butter Cup brownies…yum!!!

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Dana N.onFebruary 11, 2014at4:12 amI follow you on Twitter. Happy birthday!

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Christine AngottionFebruary 11, 2014at4:12 amI was looking for a sinful cupcake recipe. I needed chocolate, lots of chocolate. I discovered the ultimate chocolate cupcakes on brown eyed baker and I’ve been hooked ever since. I even saved her site as an app on my phone!

TanyaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:14 amChewy brownie

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Belinda ReynaonFebruary 11, 2014at4:19 amChewy Brownies! I love this recipe, I was on a quest to make a homemade brownie like the boxed ones. These by far beat any boxed recipe, ty for your blog & passion for baking, cooking & just excellence. It’s truly exciting for me to see what ur putting up next, scrolling thru what I want to try next! ty, Bea R from Texas

Christin sonFebruary 11, 2014at4:20 amFrozen brownie sundae

harinionFebruary 11, 2014at4:21 amI love your Snickers cake!

LaDonna E.onFebruary 11, 2014at4:22 amCongrats on turning 7! I hope for many more! I absolutely love your recipes. I have made so many! From the cheesy bread to the Oreo cheesecake bars I’ve made so many my friends and fam love them all. It is so hard to pick just one favorite. My favorite recipe would be the turtle cheesecake with the ganache, the caramel sauce, and the pecans. It was the best thing I made during the holidays!

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harinionFebruary 11, 2014at4:24 amI’m a fan on FB now.. cannot think why i did not follow on FB before. Probably because i never miss a post anyway!

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LouiseonFebruary 11, 2014at4:27 amI would think Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting!!!!