I’m Done with Cake…

January 18, 2011

no really, my history here is not good.  Let’s take a trip back in time to 2008…

Remember that Dangerous Cake recipe?

Or how about the time I cheated?

Prepare yourself for my latest kitchen disaster…The World’s Ugliest Cake…

The Ugliest Cake you have EVER seen

“Thanks for the cake, but did you drop it on the floor?” — text message from my husband

“It looks like a dalmatian!” — side note from my bestie

Personally, I think it looks like a squirrel danced all over it, but no matter how good it tasted, I’m leaving the baking to the bakers from now on.

On a bright note, I did succeed at making my first (and last) diaper cake for a baby shower last week.

Diaper Cake Centerpiece for baby shower

Ingredients:  50 newborn diapers, 5 wash cloths, 2 pairs of socks, and 3 rubber frogs

 

 

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So I received a forwarded email (thanks val) with this included…”The Most Dangerous Cake Recipe.”

Take a coffee cup and add:

  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • large coffee mug

Mix all the dry ingredients well.  Then add the egg…mix…then the rest of ingridents…mix.  Then put that bad boy in the microwave for 3 minutes.

Where’s the danger?  You are only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake.  Dangerous indeed.

We all know I’m not much of a cook…but this just sounded sooooo easy.  So I gathered up all the ingredients and gave it a whirl.

ingridients

Yes, that is a mickey  hand measuring spoon.

oooocake

ooooo cake!

ooooyucky

ugh!  icky-icky poo!  Dangerous cake, not so dangerous after all.  Maybe it was the vanilla extract that expired in 2004 (it was only a splash?)  or maybe it was the cocoa blend…but the most logical answer (considering my history), would be that it’s all the cook’s fault.  I get it…I should stick to painting food, but should any of you folks out there with five free minutes to kill decide to give it a try, do let me know if it’s just me…or the stupid recipe.