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Mock Baked Alaska Cake Recipe

Baked Alaska Recipe with Optional Fillings

How do you make Baked Alaska Cake? What is Baked Alaska? Try this Mock Baked Alaska Cake Recipe adapted from Pampered ChefEnjoy!

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Mock Baked Alaska Cake Recipe
Mock Baked Alaska Cake Recipe with optional fillings.

How to Make Baked Alaska Cake 


  • 1 package (18.25 oz) Devil's Food or Chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients to make cake)

  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet Chocolate Chips, divided

  • 1 package (8 oz) Neufachtel Cheese or Cream Cheese, softened

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 container (16 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided.

Baked Alaska Recipe with Optional Fillings
Baked Alaska Recipe with Optional Fillings.

Directions: 
Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease and flour Classic Batter Bowl.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions; pour into batter bowl. Bake 1 hour, 10 minutes to 1 hour, 15 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. 


Remove from oven to cooling rack; cool 15 minutes. Run spatula around outside of cake and gently turn out onto cooling rack, large end down.

Cool 3 hours. Using serrated bread knife, trim large end of cake to level. Place cake, large end down, onto cake plate. 


To slice cake into four equal layers, slice cake horizontally in half. Then, slice each half into two equal layers.

Chop 1/4 cup of the chocolate morsels using food chopper; set aside.  


Place remaining chocolate morsels in microwave, uncovered, on high 20-60 seconds or until melted and smooth, stirring after each 20-second interval. 

In clean Batter Bowl, whisk cream cheese until smooth using stainless steel whisk. Add powdered sugar; whisk until smooth. 

Stir in melted chocolate; mix well. Fold 2 cups of the whipped topping and chopped chocolate into cream cheese mixture using spatula. 

Using spreader or butter knife, spread bottom layer of cake with about half of the filling, forming a 3/4-inch layer.

Repeat with remaining layers and filling, ending with the top layer of cake. Spread any remaining filling over outside of cake to create a smooth surface. 


Frost cake with remaining whipped topping.

*To form decorative peaks, press spreader into topping and pull away. Repeat over entire surface of cake. For easier slicing, refrigerate cake at least 30 minutes.  


To easily cut cake into servings, cut cake into eight wedges from top to bottom using utility knife. 

Carefully insert spatula horizontally into each wedge, dividing into two equal portions. 

Options for Filling:

Red Kool-Aid Strawberry Splash: Omit chocolate morsels. Add 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened strawberry drink mix powder to cream cheese mixture. Stir 1/4 cup chopped strawberries into cream cheese mixture. Proceed as recipe directs. Use
 strawberry flavored whip cream or regular with red food coloring.

Christmas Green Mint Splash: Omit 1/2 cup melted chocolate. Add 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract and 3-4 drops green food coloring, if desired, to cream cheese mixture. Proceed as recipe directs.



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Microwave Strawberry Cheesecake Cake Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe for Mircowave 

Angie's Corner: What could be better than a cake recipe you can microwave? Yes, please. This Strawberry Cheesecake CAKE recipe is microwavable. Enjoy!

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe for Mircowave
Mircowavable Strawberry Cheeesecake Cake Recipe with garnish.
Easy Strawberry Microwave Cheesecake Cake Recipe Pampered Chef
Microwave Strawberry Cheesecake 'Cake' Recipe.

Strawberry Cheesecake Microwave Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

1 strawberry cake mix (if you can't find strawberry- Pillsbury and Betty Crocker makes one you can use white, add red food color, (not much, like one drop) and add an extract tsp of strawberry extract.

The strawberry cake mix is prettier it has pink cake with red speckles, plus you're putting in the white chip is very pretty.


1 tsp. strawberry extract (only if you cannot find the strawberry cake mix)

½ cup white chocolate chips
1 (3 oz. box) cheesecake pudding mix
16 oz. sour cream
½ cup oil
3 eggs 

Garnish: whipped topping and fresh Strawberry Fans. 



  • 1. Spray your Stoneware Fluted Pan or Deep Covered Baker lightly and dust with flour (works best with Baker's Joy).
  • 2. Whisk eggs and pudding mix together in Classic Batter Bowl.
  • 3. Add remaining ingredients, blending well with Mix N' Scraper.
  • 4. Drop batter into Fluted pan and microwave on high 12-14 minutes. 
  • 1. (Watch your cake after 10 minutes if you microwave runs hot.) Works best if your have a turntable in your microwave. If not, rotate every 4-5 minutes. 
  • 5. Invert cakes immediately, but leave pan over the cake for 10 minutes. Cool. Garnish (Flour Sugar Shaker filled with powdered sugar, fresh strawberry fans made with your Egg Slicer Plus or Paring knife, fresh mints snipped with your Kitchen Shears) as desired.

How to Make Strawberry Fans:


To make the Strawberry fans gently slice a 3/4 of the way down and fan apart. Then with any leftover strawberries, put them in the Manual Food Processor and chop til desired sized and put in the center of cake, If using the fluted pan fill hole in center of cake first with leftover whipped topping before adding the strawberries

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Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe with Pineapple Cartoon Clipart

This is an easy Microwavable recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake with some cartoons to boot.

Who lives in a Pineapple at the bottom of cake? Not Spongebob, it is a Pineapple Upside Down Cake! This recipe is easy and microwaveable. Enjoy!
Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe and cartoon clipart
Ya, know who'd like this?  
The one who lives in a cartoon Pineapple under the sea.

This is a fun recipe to make with the kids and actually easy enough for them to do on their own!  Although this is a recipe for The Pampered Chef stoneware product, Deep Covered Baker, if you have a microwave safe dish you can still use this recipe. :)



SpongeBob Cartoon Clipart Image
Spongebob says, "I'm so excited.  
I can't wait to eat this Pineapple Upside Down cake!"



1 cup brown sugar
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple slices, undrained
5 maraschino cherries, drained and halved
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 package (18.25 ounces) yellow cake mix
3 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil

Crumble brown sugar into bottom of Deep Covered Baker. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set aside. Arrange several pineapple slices over brown sugar in Baker. Chop any unused pieces and set aside.
Place a cherry half in center of each pineapple slice. Sprinkle with nuts (optional). Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to measure 1 1/3 cups liquid. In Classic Batter Bowl, combine cake mix, pineapple juice, reserved chopped pineapple, eggs and oil; whisk until well blended and smooth. Pour over pineapple slices in Baker. Microwave on high, 10-12 minutes, until the top is set.
Allow to stand 5 minutes, then carefully invert onto a serving platter.
Cool slightly; garnish with whipped topping, if desired.

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Valentine's Day Dessert: Lemon Angel Food Cake Recipe from Pampered Chef

Looking for a light and refreshing dessert recipe for Valentines Day? This Lemon Angel Food Cake Recipe is Delicious

Angie's favorite Pampered Chef recipes: This dessert recipe for Valentine's Day is pink, pretty, and romantic. It is perfect for your next romantic Valentine's Day Dessert. Make this Lemon Angel Food Cake recipe to celebrate Valentine's Day or any special occasion. Enjoy!

 Valentine's Day Dessert Lemon Angel Food Cake
Ours: Valentine's Day Dessert Lemon Angel Food Cake.

Valentine's Day Recipe Lemon Angel Food Cake Pampered Chef
Theirs: Pampered Chef's Lemon Angel Food Cake.

How to Make Lemon Angel Food Cake

Ingredients:

5 drops red food coloring
1 pkg (16 oz or 430 g) angel food cake mix
3 lemons
2 cups (500 mL) powdered sugar
2 cups (500 mL) thawed frozen fat-free whipped topping
1 pkg (10 oz) frozen raspberries or strawberries in syrup, thawed.

Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). For cake, add food coloring to amount of water specified on package. Prepare cake according to package directions. Pour batter into Rectangular Baker . Bake on center rack 35-40 minutes or until top is golden brown, cracked and center is slightly sunken. (Do not underbake.) Remove baker from oven; invert onto Stackable Cooling Rack. Without removing baker, let stand until completely cool (about 1 1/2 hours).

2.  Poke holes in cake about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) deep and 1/2 in. (1 cm) apart with large fork. Zest lemons using Zester/Scorer to measure 1 tbsp (15 mL) zest. Juice lemons using Juicer to measure 1/3 cup (75 mL) juice. In Small Batter Bowl, combine sugar, juice and zest; whisk until smooth. Pour glaze over cake, spreading evenly. Let stand 30 minutes or until glaze is set.

3.  Attach open star tip to Easy Accent(R) Decorator; fill with whipped topping. Garnish each serving with whipped topping; top with raspberries.

Yield:  15 servings

U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving: 2 1/2 fruit, 1 starch (3 1/2 carb)

Make it a family Valentine's date night for the perfect Valentimes. (See what I did there?) You might also like to pair it with a Valentine Craft for Kids and a cute bedtime story like those below.


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Traditional Yule Log Recipe

Easy Yule Log Recipe



Ahh, Ye olde Yule Log. What's a Yule Log, you ask? Depends who you ask. Are you hungry or do you want to keep warm for the holidays? Find out the history of the Yule Log. Is it food - yes and also no! Apparently, the dessert cake, Chocolate Yule Log, was created after the one you place in your fireplace. This traditional Yule Log recipe is delicious, but it also serves as a great family tradition when you make it with your children. Watch the Yule Log video below while you bake. Enjoy!


Traditional Yule Log Recipe


How to Make a Yule Log



This spongy, oil-less Yule Log cake comes from Taste of Home as part of its Chocolate Cherry Cream-Filled Log Recipe. We made a few adjustments. Instead of the whipped cream filling, we used a Cherry Almond Buttercream with chopped Chocolate Covered Cherries folded in. Top your cake roll with chocolate ganache, melted milk chocolate chips, or just dust with some powdered sugar. We made our Yule Log festive by adding green paper leaves that adorn the cherries. You can also make the leaves with edible ganache.


Hallmark's Yule Log Video You Tube







Yule Log Cake:





Ingredients:
4 eggs, separated
1/3 c. plus 1/2 c. sugar, divided
1 t. vanilla extract
1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/3 c. baking cocoa
1/4 t. baking powder
1/4 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
1/3 c. water
Confectioner's sugar

Directions:
1.  Place egg whites in a small bowl and let stand for 30 minutes at room temperature. Line a greased 15 in. x 10 in. x 1 in. baking pan with waxed paper.  Grease the paper and set aside. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2.  In a large bowl, beat egg yolks on high for 5 minutes or until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually beat in 1/3 c. sugar. Beat in vanilla.
3. Sift the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together twice.  Gradually add to the yolk mixture alternately with 1/3 c. water. Beat well after each addition.
4.  In a small bowl with clean beaters, beat egg whites on medium until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in 1/2 c. sugar, 1 T. at a time, on high speed until stiff peaks form. Carefully fold egg whites into batter. Spread evenly into prepared pan.
5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes. Dust a kitchen towel completely with confectioner's sugar. Invert the cake onto the towel. Carefully peel off the waxed paper. Roll up the cake in the towel, starting with the short side.  Cool completely on a wire rack.
6.  Prepare Cherry Almond Buttercream.
7.  Unroll cake. Spread filling evenly over the cake to within 1/2 in. of the edges. Roll the cake again, without the towel. Place seam side down on a serving platter. Top as desired. Slice off the uneven ends of the cake before serving.


Cherry Almond Buttercream with Chocolate Covered Cherries:

Ingredients:
3 c. Confectioner's sugar
1 stick butter, softened
3 t. almond extract
2 T. milk
2 T. maraschino cherry juice
6 chocolate covered cherries, coarsely chopped

Directions:
1.  Beat butter until creamy.
2.  Add confectioner's sugar and beat until combined. Add almond extract and cherry juice and beat until combined. Add milk, if necessary, for consistency.  Beat until smooth.
3.  Gently fold in chopped candy.



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3 Fun Rainbow Cake Recipes for Girl Scouts

How to make a Rainbow Cake for Girl Scouts




Have a Girl Scout? Are you planning a celebration for your Scout Troop? These Rainbow Girl Scout Cakes are made with a box cake mix and American buttercream icing. They are fun to make as a group. They're even more fun to eat! Scroll down to see the easy recipes and learn how to make a Rainbow Cake for a Girl Scout Troop!

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3 Fun Rainbow Cake Recipes for Girl Scouts



Girl Scout Logo Cake

This 11x15 Girl Scout cake with American buttercream icing is made with ready made green Wilton fondant and a box of white cake mix. The flowers are made with a number 18 star tip with a white dot of icing in the middle of each. Trace the pattern on a piece of paper and trace it out with edible markers, then cut out with kitchen shears. Easy peasy!


The icing is a homemade whipped buttercream. The Girl Scout cake is an 11x15 Betty Crocker cake mix, but add 3 eggs, 1 stick melted butter, and 1 cup milk instead of following the box directions.


How to Make a Rainbow Cake with Colored Batter

If you want to make your cake batter rainbow colored too, check out this recipe for Rainbow Cake. The Girl Scout Troop will love mixing this one.


  • First, mix up cake batter, you can make a white cake from scratch or use your favorite white cake from a box.
  • Divide the batter evenly between 6 bowls.
  • Add food coloring, stir to combine.
  • Pour batter evenly into two 8 inch pans in reverse order. (Darkest colors first.)
  • Bake as directed.
  • Level the cakes.
  • Put icing in between the layers, stack, spread icing on the outside.


PicMonkey Collage.jpg


A birthday is the perfect excuse to make a rainbow cake, but who needs an excuse? After reading several different tutorials on how to make a rainbow cake and cupcakes, we got started.  First, mix up a box of white cake mix following the package directions, or you can use your favorite homemade cake recipe. Then, involve the Girl Scout Troop. Let them count out the bowls, (you need 1 bowl for each color of the rainbow)  mix in the food coloring. 





Why stop at Rainbow batter and icing, when you can make your cake the shape of a Unicorn? It is easy to make a Rainbow Unicorn Cake too!

How to Make a Rainbow Unicorn Cake Recipe

Use the same cake mix and directions to tweak it as in the Girl Scout Cake above.
This time, use  8" round cake pans.
Fill the pans just over 3/4 way full. (You'll need two cake mixes.)
Wrap the pans with a wet towel strip. (This helps them to rise.)
Ice with the same whipped buttercream as above.
Unicorn horn is an ice cream cone sprayed with Wilton brand gold edible glitter spray.
Ears are pink card stock with a toothpick to hold them in place.
Flowers are made with different size star tips as mentioned above in the logo cake.
For color, use Wilton gel food coloring. Black is Wilton brand gel icing.


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50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day

50 Saint Patrick's Day Activities for Kids and Seniors

Are you in charge of the Saint Patrick's Day festivities? Maybe you plan group activities for a church group, after-school program, nursing home, or a retirement home. If you are planning things to do for a St. Patrick's Day event, you've come to the right place. Whether you need nifty refreshments or fun food to make with the group, we've got a recipe. Play Leprechaun games, make a rainbow craft, or decorate with shamrocks- no matter what you choose be sure to make it fun with these 50 fun things to do. Enjoy!


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50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day
50 Things to do for St. Patrick's Day.


Reese Cup Cupcake Dessert Recipe

Chocolate Cake Reese Cup Cupcakes

This Homemade Reese Cup Dessert Cupcake Recipe combines chocolate and peanut butter in a fun new way. A chocolate cake cupcake contains a hidden surprise of a mini Reese's cup. In this Reese Cup Recipe, peanut butter buttercream and chopped Reese cups top the cupcakes. You can make them from scratch or use a box cake mix. Enjoy!

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Dr. Seuss Sue Snue: Celebrate Theodore Geisel's Birthday with this April Fool's Joke Cake Activity Trick for Kids

When is Dr. Seuss's Birthday? Celebrate with Sue Snue Birthday Party Activities

I bet Dr. Seuss, Theodore Geisel, liked to celebrate April Fool's Day. Why not celebrate his birthday with this joke shaving cream cake trick activity and read Sue Snue. Dr. Seuss's Birthday is March 2, 1904. Remember, it is Seuss, not Suess. Enjoy!


When is Dr. Seuss Birthday?
Theodore Geisel: Dr. Seuss.

Shaving Cream is Versatile. Mix up one batch and enjoy three fun, messy activities for kids. This is a fun way to celebrate a kids' birthday party!


Dr. Seuss Birthday activity for kids Sue Snue Shaving Cream Sensory Cake
Shaving Cream Sensory Play Ideas.

You will need:
1 can of Shaving Cream
Gel Food Coloring
Plastic Spoons
Cake Decorating Sprinkles
Birthday Candles
Recycle Plastic Containers
Paint Brush


Read "Who Are You, Sue Snue?" From Jim Henson's Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss. Sue has a birthday and everyone in town wonders what she will do to celebrate. 


Who are you Sue Snue from the Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss book
Who Are You, Sue Snue?
From Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss.

Fun Kid's Activity #1
Mix up some shaving cream with a few drops of your favorite color of gel food coloring. Grab a clean, empty, cream cheese container, turn it upside down, and ice it like a cake. Add a candle on top. This is a great idea for Sensory Play!



Fake Shaving Cream Cake for Dr. Seuss Birthday and April Fool's Joke Ideas
Fake Shaving Cream Birthday Cake for playing 
an April Fool's Joke on your kids.

Cool Craft for Kids #1 Variation

The cake looks good enough to eat. Why not play a fun April Fool's Joke on a friend?



April Fool's Trick Ideas Pretend Play Birthday Cake for Preschoolers Activity Shaving Cream
Trick your children with this fake joke cake for April Fool's.


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Sensory Shaving Cream Cake for Preschoolers
Kiddie Version of  Shaving Cream Cake. 
Let your kids make a cake to play a trick on Dad.




Activity #2 
Grab a paint brush and paint the sidewalk with your leftover shaving cream mixture.


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Summer Camp Shaving Cream Fun

Activity #3
After the kids have made a sufficient mess, use your left-over shaving cream "icing" in the bathtub.  It works great and cleans up easily. (They are going to need a bath!)



Colored Shaving Cream Sensory Play and Dr. Seuss Sue Snue



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Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe in Mini-Muffin Pan

How to Make Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

This recipe makes Strawberry Cupcakes in a Mini-Muffin Pan. It yields enough cupcakes for a large group. Get creative with your mix-ins and infuse cupcakes with your favorite jamEnjoy! 


How to make strawberry cupcakes in a mini-muffin pan.
How to make strawberry cupcakes in a mini-muffin pan.

We had to come up with an item to take for a Teacher Appreciation Week pitch-in luncheon at Chick-a-Bitty and Bug's school. I knew I needed to bring in something that would feed over forty teachers and wouldn't require major refrigerator space. I thought if I could make this in my Mini Muffin Pan ( it makes twenty-four muffins at a time) and with one cake mix, I could make a little over forty-eight muffins!


Make Strawberry Cupcakes in a Mini- Muffin Pan to feed the whole gang.

Ingredients:

  • 1 strawberry cake mix 

If you can't find strawberry cake mix, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker make a white one- just add about one drop of red food coloring. 


  • Add 1 tsp. of strawberry extract


IMO, Strawberry cake mix is prettier, because it makes a pink cake with red speckles, plus you're putting in the white chips = very pretty! 

You can also as fresh strawberries to the white cake mix for a similar effect.

  • 1 tsp. strawberry extract 
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 (3 oz. box) cheesecake pudding mix
  • 16 oz. sour cream
  • ½ cup oil
  • 3 eggs 
  • Garnish: whipped topping and fresh strawberries. 
  • Preheat oven to 325 Degrees
  • Spray your pan lightly 
  • Whisk eggs and pudding mix together.
  • Add remaining ingredients, blend well.


Strawberry Cupcakes
White cake mix with fresh strawberries.

  • Using a medium or large ice cream scoop, (depends on how big you want your mini cakes) put in pan. 

How to infuse cupcakes and cakes.
Infuse cupcakes with a jam filled icing tube.

  • Bake for 10-12 min. Let cool on cooling rack and remove from pan. Repeat until all the batter is used.
  • Once cupcakes are baked, use a frosting tube filled with jam to infuse. It is easy, just insert and squirt! Now, you are a gourmet baker!
Tip:  If there is extra batter for a third round but not enough to fill all cups, fill empty cups with a bit of water so it will not ruin and over bake the empty cups.

After everything is cool, use whipped topping to decorate top of mini-cakes. Add a sliced strawberry to put on top.

You can also frost with cream cheese frosting and drizzle with chocolate syrup as seen below.


Strawberry infused cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and chocolate drizzle.
Strawberry infused cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and chocolate drizzle.

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Easy Donut Recipe? Santa's Doughnut Maker Mistake

Easy Donut Recipe


In 2010, Santa brought the little one a doughnut maker.  She asked for a cupcake maker, but it was the hot item and hard to find that year.


Mommy was tired after all of the Christmas doings, so Daddy was in charge of making the doughnuts. I never even saw one. I heard, "They were so good!"  Mommy has been very busy.  Mommy experienced the Easy Bake Oven with the teenager.  It took Mommy over a year to make the doughnuts.

As a kid, I had a Holly Hobbie, Old-fashioned,  Easy Bake Oven.  What fun I had baking cookies and cakes on the floor of my bedroom...  Wait that seems like an odd memory, true, but odd.  I have no memory of my mother helping with this endeavor.  I do remember my Dad eating the results. As a matter of fact, I remember my Dad eating teenager's Easy Bake Cookies and Cakes.

Holly Hobbie Easy Bake Oven: Easy Doughnut Recipe
Remember how the cookies tasted baked in your Holly Hobbie Easy Bake Oven.


I also had a Baby Alive growing up.  You mixed the baby food  and she pooped and peed.  I liked her food.  I thought. "It was so good!"  Easy Bake and Super Doughnut Factory food tastes exactly like Baby Alive food. My, how my tastes have changed. And, for those of you who read my post on doll collecting, yes, somewhere, I have both of these items.  (Hoarder, Hoarder, Hoarder)

This year (2011), my son wanted a doughnut maker.  He knew exactly which one he wanted. Grandpa took us shopping and when we explained that we needed to leave the toy aisle and find the small appliance aisle both Daddy and Grandpa were perplexed. My son is very practical.  He also asked Grandpa for a new, winter coat. So, he got this one.


Mommy has been ridden with guilt. Knowing she should make the little one's doughnuts but not wanting to make the doughnuts. So, I had a brilliant idea.  We'd have a doughnut maker bake-off. Doesn't that sound like fun?

What I learned from said Doughnut Maker Bake-off:

Good ideas- aren't always. The genius idea to rid the house of Easy-Bake and Super Doughnut Maker packets would be more genius if I secretly tossed them. Easy-Bake is a Misnomer. Super Doughnut is a Misnomer.  

What's Super about it?  Doughnuts are tiny.  You mix them in a tiny bowl with a tiny spoon, put them in a "machine" that squeezes  supposedly squeezes them back out into a tiny muffin tray. We are not elfs, we are humans. The extra step is not easy, super, or fun. It works better if you use the tiny spoon to place the batter in the tiny muffin tray. Then you add the filling.  HA ha ha ha ha. Finally you stick it into the microwave for 45 seconds. Voila! Easy.  

Mommy taught the teenager how to use the microwave with her Easy-Bake supplies when she kept getting the pans stuck in her oven. I should have invented the 'Super Easy Cake Maker', I would be swimming in the dough. Yep, dough.

If you put something off for an entire year forget the guilt; I'm sure you had a good reason. Someone's got to clean this thing! I've made my last Easy-Bake or Kiddie Baker item ever.

It might be possible to persuade me into feeding Baby Alive.  Thank goodness the little one doesn't like dolls, especially babies. I've changed enough diapers in my life. After she ate microscopic, microwaved, mini-doughnuts made from year old ingredients, we grabbed a box of cake, followed the recipe for cake-like cookies, spooned them into the practical doughnut maker, popped them out after two minutes, and coated them with powdered sugar. Now that was easy.

Daddy ate the doughnuts. None of these doughnuts are fat-fried, I guess that's a plus. Here are some of our other Easy doughnut/fun food recipe attempts that really work!

Refrigerator Biscuit Doughnuts (Powdered Sugar Recipe)
Cinnamon Donut Recipe (These were made in donut maker. They are good and beautiful)


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