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ANYBODY GOT A MATCH?


ANYBODY GOT A MATCH?

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I looove birthday cake. Bakery birthday cake. Those I’ve known with their “homemade” cakes are most often such a disappointment that I pass on a piece all-together. To them, “homemade” means from a box. And it has definitely tasted like it. Some of that cardboard must’ve made its way into the mix somehow, because all boxed cakes seem to have that unpleasant telltale flavor.

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Enter Bean. I told her I wanted to forego cake this year for a number of reasons, but she wasn’t havin’ it. Nestled amongst the gifts was this little gem of a cake made entirely from scratch. Frosting, scratch. Cake, scratch. Lemon filling, ssscratch. She was so excited to have me taste it- though without digging into her creation- that she quickly produced a fork laden with a scoop of each component housed separately in the fridge. The best cake I’ve ever eaten. Tasted just like those lovely bakery confections of times past. Only better.

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Had it for breakfast the next morning as per tradition. When all cake should happen, of course.

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