Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Make cake, everybody loves it

So, I don't have the kitchen set up yet, but I had a craving to make a cake. I suck at decorating them, but I love to play in the frosting anyway.

My MO is that a kitchen isn't really mine until I bake in it. I love to bake. So, straight from Duncan Hines, here it is, yellow cake with chocolate frosting. Weird yellow decorations. I took most of the cake to work and it was gone in 2 hours, beating out the 50 cent muffins (for charity purposes, ya know)

One little thing I didn't realize, since I hadn't used jar frosting on a layer cake before is that there isn't enough unless you are doing a smaller cake. I used 9" pans and barely had enough frosting to cover the cake thinly. Oh well next time I'll make the frosting from scratch.

Lemon cake, anyone? Practice makes perfect, anyway.

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