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  • n. Plural form of cake.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cake.


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  • When we first moved to Australia when I was little my Aunt who used to ice wedding cakes upon finding out on a visit that we couldn't get the right kinds of sweets to go in lolly cakes* decided that whenever anyone had a birthday she'd bake on and send it over.

    One good thing

  • Elizabeth - You're not he first to mention grandmothers ... perhaps the notion of using mayo in cakes is not new?

    Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

  • Between Bogota and Honda, after Villeta, you get sugar cane regions: the slopes covered with them, the long fronds spread like fans; the roadside shacks that sell panela (brown sugar in cakes) in all shapes and derivations; and perhaps because of the abundant water, a thriving truck-washing industry.

    Honda Honda, Faster Faster « Unknowing

  • The white chips were a hasty afterthought, and the fact that they sunk right to the very bottoms of the cakes is evidence of the fact that the initial cake recipe was (unbeknownst to me) flawed.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The cake still has a very high fat content, but the primary difference between it and some other pound cakes is that the eggs are separated, then the egg whites are folded in at the end.

    Bites from other Blogs | Baking Bites

  • I love applesauce in cakes — definitely not in place of fat, but it adds such a nice moistness and tangy flavor.

    Applesauce Chocolate Layer Cake | Baking Bites

  • Marzipan is a sweet almond paste that is often called for in cakes and other recipes.

    Bites from other Blogs | Baking Bites

  • That he will manage to get some crab cakes from the place D'Angelo's mom gets them, because those are apparently quite good.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • She ate honeyed cakes from a gold platter and sucked each of her fingers after, pulling one after another out with a pop.

    Blackbird Pie « A Fly in Amber

  • Hestia was preparing cakes from the flour the coins had gotten her last night.

    The One Handed Rower of Myonnesus « A Fly in Amber


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