What's your favorite kind of cake?

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My late Aunt Nenan's chocolate cake with chocolate icing. It was nearly black in color, super moist, and had a distict flavor. She died without ever giving anyone the recipe (I begged) and I've never been able to copy it. I've tried for years and years. I can still taste it and still miss it. : (
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
A few people I know make a cake that looks exactly as you described. The recipe for it is on the back of the Hershey's Cocoa can. It has been for years. That might not be it, but it's worth a shot.

*my phone is killing me. we had to ask my uncle for the recipe many times before he broke down and told us. people seem to act a bit secretive with that one.*
Originally Posted by Fifi.G
Thanks fifi! I might have tried that years ago but always worth another shot!
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
Is anyone a Friends fan? This reminds me of that episode where Monica is trying to duplicate the recipe for Phoebe's grandma's wonderful chocolate chip cookie recipe based off the one remaining cookie.
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Originally Posted by Poodlehead
cake like this:







I always wanted that cake, looked so yummm...speaking of this kid: look at him now!

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My late Aunt Nenan's chocolate cake with chocolate icing. It was nearly black in color, super moist, and had a distict flavor. She died without ever giving anyone the recipe (I begged) and I've never been able to copy it. I've tried for years and years. I can still taste it and still miss it. : (
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
A few people I know make a cake that looks exactly as you described. The recipe for it is on the back of the Hershey's Cocoa can. It has been for years. That might not be it, but it's worth a shot.

*my phone is killing me. we had to ask my uncle for the recipe many times before he broke down and told us. people seem to act a bit secretive with that one.*
Originally Posted by Fifi.G
Thanks fifi! I might have tried that years ago but always worth another shot!
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
You are welcome. When you described the appearance, and said it was moist, that was the first thing I thought of. It is one of the darkest cakes I have ever seen.


Goldy, I had forgotten about that episode. Haha. It was a good one.
When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??

I like flour-less (or almost) chocolate cakes. There's one I made a few weeks ago that had 1 tablespoon of flour and it was amazing.

Pound cake is another favorite. I guess I just like really dense cakes in general.

Traditional Dominican cake without the frosting is awesome, but I only like dulce de leche filling (I hate fruit filling).
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I was just making a lame joke about your typo.
Originally Posted by ursula
OH!! lol I didn't even notice! Three leeches cake, no bueno. Ha ha!
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Pound cakes are fantastic. Plain, cream cheese, chocolate, butter nut... My childhood baby sitter would reward me with a slice of poundcake, cut into little squares, after I practiced tying my shoes. 33 years later and I still cut my pound cake into little squares before I eat it.
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When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??

Personally, I prefer four leeches on my cake.




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The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
I guess I've never thought about this a whole lot before...

If I'm being totally honest, I'll eat just about any cake. Except for carrot cake. *gag* Or anything with a jam in the middle. Omg. Ew. I was so annoyed when I realized my brother's wedding cake had raspberry jam in the middle. RUINED, I tell you! Not even the white chocolate shavings on it made up for this!

But if I'm getting specific, I do love a good flour-less chocolate cake, like legends mentioned. I made this one a year or two ago that was just straight up delicious... I might need to try it again.

I've been liking pound cake lately, too. Like, I could so go for a slice of marble pound cake right about now! Yum!

But like I said... Just about any cake is fine by me.
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Cake is only okay, but I'll eat cheapo buttercream frosting all day long. Viva la Walmart bakery!
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Cake is only okay, but I'll eat cheapo buttercream frosting all day long. Viva la Walmart bakery!
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Chocolate pudding cake.

I can always eat that so it's probably one of my favorites.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
This isn't it. (From an acquaintances FB page. Apparently she served it at her Super Bowl party.

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Ummm, what is with the bloody knife he's holding? LOL

I don't follow players or anything going on with them so I'm probably missing some....reference?




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Ummm, what is with the bloody knife he's holding? LOL

I don't follow players or anything going on with them so I'm probably missing some....reference?
Originally Posted by spring1onu
I have no clue. I know nothing about football or the players either.


Obamacare is not a blueprint for socialism. You're thinking of the New Testament. ~~ John Fugelsang



is that the dude that killed someone?

someone on some football team killed someone and still plays football? Iooono, Ionno nothing, that's all I know though.
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Ohhh, it's supposed to be Ray Lewis.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Does a petit four count as a cake? I refer to them as tiny bits of cakey heaven, but don't know if they really count.


I don't like most cakes in general - they're just not my thing.

I do love a good pound cake.

I do not understand all of you who do not like jam or filled cakes. Jam makes EVERYTHING better!
Originally Posted by CGNYC
I do agree with this, though! I especially love a really buttery-seeming pound cake, and I'll enjoy a cake more if it has jam than if not, at least, though still not a huge fan.

I also love ice cream cakes which I'm hesitant to count as cake, since they're mostly ice cream formed into the shape of a cake. I'm really more a pie girl because I tend to prefer fruit and dairy (cheesecake, good apple pies, key lime) to just loads of sugar. I think most of the cakes I would like are the ones I am allergic to - the ones which are more spicy tend to have allspice which I am allergic to, and I'm allergic to alcohol which can also help lessen the sweetness issues.



A few people I know make a cake that looks exactly as you described. The recipe for it is on the back of the Hershey's Cocoa can. It has been for years. That might not be it, but it's worth a shot.

*my phone is killing me. we had to ask my uncle for the recipe many times before he broke down and told us. people seem to act a bit secretive with that one.*
Originally Posted by Fifi.G
Thanks fifi! I might have tried that years ago but always worth another shot!
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
Is anyone a Friends fan? This reminds me of that episode where Monica is trying to duplicate the recipe for Phoebe's grandma's wonderful chocolate chip cookie recipe based off the one remaining cookie.
Originally Posted by goldy
I wasn't really a friend fan, but this made me think of that episode, too!
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I really love a yellow cake with vanilla buttercream frosting.


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...speaking of this kid: look at him now!

Originally Posted by murrrcat
wow look at little bruce bogtrotter.....when looking at kids you never can tell who'll be a looker after puberty.

that still my favorite scene, but dont want that cake, lol


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Ummm, what is with the bloody knife he's holding? LOL

I don't follow players or anything going on with them so I'm probably missing some....reference?
Originally Posted by spring1onu

Ray Lewis from the Ravens. He's been their star player for a while and very vocal.

When he was in Atlanta in 2000 during the superbowl, two people were stabbed to death and from what I've read he was the murderer but somehow got off the hook.

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