While whipping up a carrot cake today in of my nephew for his birthday, I thought of this cake disaster I created a couple of years ago. Fortunately, today’s cake turned out perfectly. Which proves Minnesota Transplant can follow baking directions at least some of the time.
Someone left a cake out in the rain.
I don’t think that I can take it
‘Cause it took so long to bake it,
And I’ll never have that recipe again.
Diva Donna Summer might not have that recipe again, but in my case, I’ll never use that recipe again.
I tried making Crusty Cream Cheese Pound Cake for Tyler’s birthday today. I found the recipe in a Fort Wayne, Ind., newspaper story (click here for it).
It calls for two sticks of butter, 8 ounces of cream cheese and six eggs. I figured it would be an appropriately decadent dessert for a man who thinks breakfast isn’t complete unless you have two kinds of breakfast meats plus fried eggs.
As the rain fell outside while Tyler went to his birthday back massage, I leveled and creamed and mixed and poured. I didn’t have the “tube pan” as called for, so…
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