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puffed wheat cake (or kamut or millet or whatever)

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cakes / desserts / tasty trash

this is my birthday cake. always. this is my favourite birthday cake, and my dad’s favourite birthday cake and most people would argue that it isn’t even a cake. growing up, we cut holes in it with a knife and shoved in birthday candles, it was almost always the assumed birthday cake. you can call it a square, but i can’t. birthday squares? no way. i have always made it with puffed wheat, but the […]

pear upside-down gingerbread babycakes

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cakes / desserts

this is a recipe i often make as a cake but i split it up into a dozen babycakes for a friend’s birthday (where we built an insane multi-room fort). these cakes were in the snack fortress area of the birthday fort, of course. TOPPING 2 pears, anjou or bartlett, cut in half, cored and cut into thick rings (see picture above if that doesn’t make sense) 1-2 tsp margarine per muffin tin (depending on the size […]


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cakes / desserts / quick / one-pot

i was in charge of dessert for a thanksgiving dinner and this one is easy and always impressive. it’s one of those things where it seems more fancy if you don’t know what it’s made of. you can do tasty cheesecakes with cashews and things but this tastes really good and if you’re looking for a quick recipe, this is the one to use. so here you go, keep it to yourselves. CRUST 22 graham crackers 1/4 […]