How Sweet! Drew Barrymore Creates a Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake for Charity

Sprinkles New Cupcake by Drew Barrymore Benefiting United Friends of the Children
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Drew Barrymore has some very sweet news to share.

The actress has teamed up with Sprinkles to create a Strawberry Shortcake cupcake for charity. Barrymore unveiled the summer-inspired treat—a rich yellow cake filled with tart, juicy strawberry curd and topped with toasted marshmallow frosting—on Sunday at the cupcake chain’s Beverly Hills location.

The mom-of-two was all smiles as posed for photos and proudly held up a tray of her signature desserts, which will be available through August. All proceeds up to $50,000 (with a a minimum donation of $25,000) will go to United Friends of the Children, an L.A. based charity dedicated to providing foster children with better futures.

Drew Barrymore
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The sweet sentiment comes after a difficult few months for the star. Barrymore filed for divorce from her husband of four years, Will Kopelman, in July following news of their split in April.

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“Sadly our family is separating legally, although we do not feel this takes away from us being a family,” the pair said at the time of their separation. “Divorce might make one feel like a failure, but eventually you start to find grace in the idea that life goes on.”

The amicable exes also explained that they remain committed to co-parenting their daughters, Olive, 4, and Frankie, 2. “Our children are our universe, and we look forward to living the rest of our lives with them as the first priority.”

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