Jan 23, 2011

13 So I baked a cake

Yesterday was cold temperature dropped to minus 22. I had no desire to venture outside and housework was not high on my list of things to do. It was a challenging week at work, the requests kept pouring in and by Friday I was so swamped with work it took a while to clear up all the request for service. The business of domestic violence pauses for no one. I didn’t leave the office until 8:53 pm, before leaving work I filled up my bottle with water ordered some wings, picked it up and ate it on the subway on my way home. I was wiped and cooking was out of the question, a shower and bed were the only two things my brain had the capacity to absorb. Saturday morning i was still coming down from a long night and the daunting tasks of house work was not enticing so I decided to bake a cake, no real measuring just a whole lot of guestimating. Below is a visual of my process….there are no artificial ingredients, all simple and you can pronounce the names, butter, sugar, egg, flour, cinnamon, lemon, lime, baking powder, salt.

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The outcome was fantastic. It was light and fluffy and the taste is absolutely fabulous if I do say so myself. I had a piece oops…i cannot tell a lie, a couple of pieces, it was so good I had to take a picture of each slice (haha) yep I am praising myself, no apologies here. I washed it all down with my own tea blend of green tea, raspberry, licorice, passion fruit and bitter melon. A delightful way I say to spend the evening.

13 comments:

  1. YUMM! The cake looks delicious! If you weren't so far away I would stop by for a piece and a cup of tea.

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  2. As Beth says What shame! A bit too far from here to visit you just have a cup of tea with your beautiful cake?
    I just wondering that how much you ate in once?
    surly you don't have as dinner ha ha ha

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  3. You do realize they have cake mixes in a box. YOu don't even have to eyeball anything. :)
    I'm teasing you. It does sound like your week knocked the good out of you, as my mother in law would say.
    Have a great week, hoping this one is a bit more gentle.

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  4. mm mm, now you have my attention, and mm mm, it does look wonderful....(no wonder my jeans are too tight!!) :-)
    and I do so agree, a wonderful way to pass the evening... xPenx

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  5. I gained 5 pounds just looking at it. I had a similar moment last week and baked blueberry muffins. There is one difference, most of the ingrediants came out of a box. I'm no Betty Crocker. I'm not even her husband Eddy.

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  6. Hi Rhapsody just to say thank you for your comments on my blog. It was much appreciated . Your homebaked cake looks fantastic, yummy. On a cold day I always head for the kitchen and rustle something tasty up.Smashing blog you have here I shall be visiting again. Take care Sheila.

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  7. I counted 4 cakes in that oven :-). The simple things in life. I could use a slice right now. I believe some strawberry preserves would go nicely with a slice and a great cup of coffee.

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  8. Dam woman, that cake looks goooood…….. Yumm!!!!

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  9. Looks good to Clint... I'll take three chocolate cakes please...

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    1. Chocolate huh, hmmmmm, i'll think about it.

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