CuteZcute Cuddle Palz Review & Giveaway

Today we are on day three of the Eats Amazing Back to School 2014 Giveaway Bonanza! Over the course of this week I will be helping you to prepare for the new school year in style with some fantastic giveaways (10 prizes in all!) of some of my favourite lunch-making supplies.  Today I am celebrating all things CuteZcute, and one lucky reader will win all three of the CuteZcute sets! There’s a special runner up prize for this one too, so read on to find out how you can enter to win one of these fantastic prizes!

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It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the CuteZcute products.  I am very proud to have brought them across the Atlantic to the UK, first the lovely Animal Friends cutter kit, then the amazing Animal Palz set, and most recently the super cute new Cuddle Palz cutter kit, which I have just launched in the Eats Amazing Shop. Every CuteZcute product so far has been brilliantly designed with an incredible eye for detail, and they are all innovative, multi-purpose, easy to use and above all, so much fun!  The new Cuddle Palz Kit is no exception.  I was so excited when I saw the combinations list below – just one set of cutters can be combined in so many different and imaginative ways, and they are all just SO CUTE!

CuteZcute Cuddle Palz Cutter Kit - Over 40 combinations - available in the UK from the Eats Amazing Bento Shop

I was delighted to get my hands on the set when it finally arrived (grrr to the speed of international postage!), and couldn’t wait to try it out.  The set itself was beautifully packed, and once open, proved to be made of the same high quality materials as the other two CuteZcute sets (BPA free plastic, too).  The pieces are chunky, and are very easy to handle for small hands.  As well as the main head cutter and four face plates (tiger, bear, koala and hamster), this set comes with a body cutter – a new addition which would work perfectly with the Animal Friends kit too, expanding the combination possibilities still further. The final piece in the set is the cute koala tool, which has a dual purpose – to help pop the little pieces out from the face plates when you cut them (it’s very useful for mini bento cutters too!) and as a rather unique decorative food pick, which would go perfectly with a koala themed sandwich or lunch made using the koala face plate.

As we’re in the summer holidays at the moment, I haven’t been making lunches regularly, but I wanted to try out the cutters so I used them to help me make some fun food art instead.  I used all four animal designs to make some tasty tortilla crisps (see recipe below), and arranged them with some healthy extras to make simple scenes on each plate. They were very quick and easy to create – having the cutter set made it so simple to make some really cute designs! These plates of food were just snacks, but if you want try something similar and make it more substantial, you could easily replace the tortilla crisps with sandwiches instead.

The extra food I added to each plate was as follows: (clockwise from the top left) 1. ham, sugar snap peas and carrot. 2. ham, broccoli and a sugar snap pea. 3. Mixed raisins and sultanas, carrot flowers (cut out using a mini bento cutter) and half of a Babybel cheese. 4. broccoli, sugar snap peas and a circle cut from cheese using a mini bento cutter.

Eats Amazing UK - Simple food art for children made using the cuteZcute cuddle palz sandwich cutter - click here to buy

They all made very tasty, healthy snacks!  I have loads of other ideas that I want to try with this cutter set, including sandwiches, pastries, mini pizzas, quesadillas and home-made biscuits, so watch this space!

Here’s the recipe for tortilla crisps I mentioned above:

Ingredients:

Olive oil, for brushing
Tortilla wraps
Sesame or poppy seeds (optional)

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (Gas mark 4/350°F).  Brush a bakng tray with oil.
Take each wrap and cut fun shapes from it using a cutter.  If using a CuteZcute cutter, cut out the features using the cutting side of the face plate and remove.  Place tortilla shapes on the baking tray in a single layer, and brush with the oil.
Sprinkle with seeds if wanted or leave plain. Bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes, until the shapes start to brown around the edges and are crispy.  Keep a sharp eye on them, as they are easily overdone – cooking time varies by oven.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool.  Once cool, store in an airtight container.  They will keep well for several days at least.

The CuteZcute Cuddle Palz cutter kit is available here in the UK exclusively from the Eats Amazing Shop, as well as the other two CuteZcute sets: The Animal Palz set and the Animal Friends cutter kit.

CuteZcute Cuddle-Palz Cutter Kit - for sandwiches and cookies etc - available in the UK exclusively from the Eats Amazing Shop - click here to buy    CuteZcute Animal Palz set - for making pocket sandwiches and moulding eggs - available in the UK exclusively from the Eats Amazing Shop - click here to buy    CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit - for sandwiches and cookies etc - available in the UK exclusively from the Eats Amazing Shop - click here to buy

If you’d like the chance to win all three CuteZcute sets for yourself, read on, because today I am giving away a complete set of the CuteZcute range to one lucky Eats Amazing reader! Furthermore, one runner up will receive the new Cuddle Palz cutter kit too, so you have two chances to win today!

Eats Amazing UK bento shop - Massive CuteZcute cutter set giveaway - all 3 sets for one lucky winner - click here to enter

To enter, please use the rafflecopter below, and don’t forget to leave your comment. Be sure to come back to the blog tomorrow to see what I have for you in my next fantastic giveaway!
Good luck!

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Please note the following giveaway terms & conditions:

The winners will be notified by email within 24 hours of the giveaway ending.  If no response is received from a winner within 28 days then a new winner will be selected.

If extra entries are earned by following Eats Amazing on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, the winner must still be following Eats Amazing when the giveaway ends in order to claim their prize.

This giveaway is open to UK residents only. 

Disclaimer; I received a free CuteZcute Cuddle Palz cutter kit for the purposes of carrying out this review, however all opinions expressed in this post are my own.  The giveaway prizes were provided by me, in promotion of the Eats Amazing Shop

About Grace

I’m a UK based full time mum to two lovely boys; an energetic 6 year old and a 1 year old, who keep me on my toes! I love being as creative as I can with healthy food, and set up ‘Eats Amazing’ with the aim of sharing ideas and inspiration for children’s lunch boxes and other fun foods.
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135 Responses to CuteZcute Cuddle Palz Review & Giveaway

  1. Suzanne says:

    I am loving the animal friends kit…so much fun to be had

  2. CaroleHeidi says:

    I love the CuteZCute stuff soooooo much. All of it is amazing.

  3. Victoria says:

    Ooh, I have one of these sets, but would love the other ones too. Thank you Grace!

  4. Hannah says:

    I love the Animal Pals set! I love seeing Eats Amazing Instagram updates each day, and find great inspiration for my kids lunches! My 9 yr old and 4 yr old love helping make their own bento lunches, and I find they come up with some great ideas – but these sets would make their imagination go wild!

  5. Holly says:

    How cute!

  6. Gina M says:

    love the CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  7. Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs says:

    Wow thank you so much for a fantastic giveaway – my children will love me for forever if I won these :) Love all 3 sets but the Animal Friends has such cute faces.

  8. Tabetha Howell says:

    Loving the Animal Pals set. My 6 year old loves these styles of lunches I’m just not brave enough to do it for his school lunch yet.

  9. Amy Klobucar says:

    These are adorable!! My toddler loves bento style meals and would LOVE something so cute for a snack. I just LOVE this blog!

  10. melanie stirling says:

    The Animal Palz set.

  11. irene gilmour says:

    The animal pals

  12. irene gilmour says:

    palz Oops

  13. Sarah says:

    love the animal friends set, lots of adaptations to do different animals and with less pieces so easy to store :)

  14. Dawn says:

    Love these, sooooo cute!

  15. Dawn Geddes says:

    very cute, would love to have these!

  16. Soph says:

    Love the animal palz

  17. Oh wow – these are amazing! I have a collection of cookie cutters that I’ve been trying to do this with, but I am definitely needing these for Munchkin’s lunchbox (as full time school beckons in a few weeks)

  18. olivia kirby says:

    The Cuddle Palz is gorgeous!!

  19. Hannah says:

    Soooo cute!

  20. ERFmama says:

    The Koala! Definitive! haha

  21. Anna says:

    Both of my babies would love these! I bet the possibilities are endless. We love making food healthy and fun! :D

  22. Gemma Armstrong says:

    Soooo cute!!

  23. Janine says:

    Loving the animal palz , they would be great for my wee animals lunches!

  24. Crystal says:

    I like the animal palz.

  25. Tracy Nixon says:

    I love the CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit!

  26. catherine sharrod says:

    I love the cuddle palz

  27. winnie says:

    i love the animal friends set

  28. Joanna Imran says:

    I love the Animal Friends! My LO is a fan of tigers and I could make one for him using that ;)

  29. kim neville says:

    The CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit is lovely thanks

  30. Karrie Morris says:

    My favorite is the Animal Palz set.

  31. Hayley F says:

    i love the Animal Friends cutter kit x

  32. Petit Mom says:

    The animal pals set for sure. Cute sandwiches!

  33. Dosirakbento says:

    I don’t have these yet, so I would love any of them, but I think my favourite would be new Cuddle Palz kit because there are so many different options to use it.

  34. Love the animal palz one. They are all sooo cute! (Rebecca Beesley on rafflecopter) x

  35. Natalie Crossan says:

    the animal palz set :)

  36. sarah says:

    Great idea to make lunch fun

  37. Dawn says:

    The animal pals

  38. Ella says:

    I love all of them, especially the Animal Friends Cutter Kit, but all of CuteZcute stuff lives up to it’s name. I am looking forward to doing my son some cute lunches to give him a bit of a boost in the middle of the day in his new school :)

  39. I like the animal palz set – it has more interesting option I think for me :)

  40. hannonle says:

    Animal pals!

  41. Laura says:

    Animal pals as my son loves all types if animals. He watched The Jungle Book for the first time and loved it!! Fingers crossed x

  42. Dee Dee Holman says:

    My daughter would love the animal friends.

  43. Monica L says:

    Absolutely adorable! I can’t wait to try this!!!

  44. Tracy says:

    Animal pals ! Amazing

  45. Caroline H says:

    It would be the Animal Friends for us.

  46. Penelope says:

    I love the Animal Friends best! I think I’d use that one most.

  47. Mary says:

    This is sweet

  48. Leah Wheatley says:

    The Animal Palz set is my favourite

  49. catherine plant says:

    i like the animal friend set

  50. Zoe G says:

    The cuddle palz is my fave

  51. Stephanie Tsang says:

    I love the Animal friends set.

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  53. jen louise jackson says:

    I like the animal friends set

  54. anne-marie wigley says:

    so cute! would love them for my grandson

  55. Leandra says:

    I love the cuddle pals x

  56. Jessie says:

    I love the koala – so cute!!

  57. nicole fletcher says:

    i love the animal friends set

  58. Ashleigh Allan says:

    I like the animal friends!

  59. Ms Suan Watts says:

    animal friends

  60. Lorraine Tinsley says:

    I like the Animal Palz set, but they are all very cute

  61. Tracy Hanley says:

    CuteZcute Cuddle Palz Cutter Kit

  62. Hannah Bee Griffin says:

    Super cute, I think that my two munchkins would love the Animal Palz set the best

  63. leigh boyle says:

    animals friends one x

  64. Anne Ling says:

    This is fantastic, so many ways to create fun meals for little ones! Hope to get hold of one so that I could continue to be creative with my little ones’ lunches/ lunchbox!

  65. Helen says:

    I would love these!

  66. Sarina Scholes says:

    Animal Palz definitely but they all look awesome

  67. Lillian Fisher says:

    The Cuddle Palz is my favourite, but they are all nice x

  68. laura jayne bates says:

    animal palz in my favourite

  69. Melissa Overcash says:

    Oh my! Too cute! These would make lunch fun!

  70. Joy says:

    So cute I could explode! Cuddle palm probably my favourite if I had to choose

  71. Joy says:

    Palz! Darn auto correct

  72. Eve Bridgeman says:

    Animal palz :) x

  73. Eileen Teo says:

    i love animal palz

  74. Alex says:

    My favourite is the animal friends set…although I love them all! So cute!

  75. Rachael Jess says:

    The animal friends cutter kit is probably my favourite

  76. Laura says:

    All of these look amazing

  77. Susan Elai Carter says:

    My fave is the Cuddle Palz set.

  78. Clare Wood says:

    So cute!

  79. Laura Price says:

    these are great :D

  80. Kerry Booker says:

    Cuddle palz is gorgeous, we already have the animal friends which are a great lunch addition

  81. Amanda Hattie says:

    Animal Palz

  82. Esther says:

    We love koalas in my family… just been making some koala birthday cup cakes! We would have so much fun with this xx

  83. Helen Atkins says:

    I love the animal friends set

  84. lou Lankester says:

    Ooo hard to decide but think the cuddle palz are my favourite!

  85. Jenny Clifton says:

    Wow. Love all three but especially Cuddle Pals. One super happy child if we won.

  86. Tammy Tudor says:

    I love the animal palz one :)

  87. Jennie Hubbard says:

    Cuddle Palz! So cute!

  88. lisa chappell says:

    cuddle palz xx

  89. Shannon Talboys says:

    omg so cute

  90. Bex Allum says:

    Cuddle palz

  91. sarah says:

    Love the cute2cute set

  92. maxine m partridge says:

    animal palz

  93. Sam Goodwin says:

    The cuddle palz set is too cute!

  94. Lorraine Gatton says:

    Animal Palz

  95. Svetlana Lemantovic says:

    animal palz

  96. Kasia says:

    Animal Palz :3

  97. Rose says:

    Animal palz!

  98. leanne weir says:

    love the CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  99. Matt Froggatt says:

    Animal Friends

  100. Diana says:

    Animal Friends :}

  101. Solange says:

    The Animal Palz set.

  102. michelle muirhead says:

    My favourite is the CuteZcute Cuddle Palz set

  103. Catherine Culmer says:

    CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  104. Mark Palmer says:

    CuteZcute Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  105. EMMA WALTERS says:

    love the Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  106. Mark Rayner says:

    Animal Friends….Love them.

  107. Helen Padden says:

    I think the Cuddle Palz cutter kit is my favourite, I definitely need something like this for my two daughters aged 3 and 15 months:). Thank you for making this competition available x

  108. Amy Beckett says:

    I love the Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  109. Mr James Holyland says:

    Animal Friends

  110. emma weaver says:

    Love the animal friends set

  111. Julie Cook says:

    Animal pals

  112. Jessie says:

    I love the cuddle pals set.

  113. Lydia Graham says:

    Really hard choice but I think I’d go with animal friends

  114. Kelly Hooper says:

    The animal friends set

  115. Joanna Sawka says:

    Animal Friends Cutter Kit

  116. RACHAEL JONES says:

    the animal friends kit !

  117. Vikki says:

    Animal Friends Cutter set

  118. Lani Nash says:

    I particularly love the animal friends set

  119. Emma Ellison says:

    Animals friends x

  120. Laura says:

    I really want to try out these amazing products!

  121. Felicity kelly says:

    I love the animal pals but they are all sooo cute!!

  122. Erica wicks says:

    Love the animal ones so cute!

  123. jenette ogborn says:

    animal pals set x

  124. Terese Anderson says:

    love them all. fav is Animal Friends Cutter Kit.

  125. Amy says:

    I hope this is open to the US! I didn’t order because I hoped I would win! Thanks for the giveaway!

  126. claire wilkinson says:

    animal friends is cute

  127. Alisa Moore says:

    Animal Palz

  128. Kate Davies says:

    The animal friends kit, endless possibilities.

  129. Fiona Martin says:

    Love the animal friends kit

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