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Breathing New Life into Failed Cake

23 Jul

Remember my earlier post about the cake that didn’t rise hence I couldn’t make the tall party cake? I didn’t know what to do with it but I couldn’t just throw it out so I put it away in the fridge. Then yesterday I remembered my long procrastinated project – cake pops! I had all the ingredients and materials. Just never gotten around to making them. It was a fantastic way to use up the cake, I’m so pleased it didn’t go to waste. The cake pop was great with the lemony cake and the chocolate. I served them at an ‘Everyday Style’ party I hosted this morning and they were a hit!

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Dorie’s Perfect Party Cake crumbled and mixed with canned cream cheese frosting. Dipped in melted Mercken’s chocolate wafers, thinned with sunflower oil. 

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Posted by on July 23, 2011 in Baking, Food, Life

 

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13 responses to “Breathing New Life into Failed Cake

  1. yummychunklet

    July 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    Great way to salvage a cake!

     
  2. Three-Cookies

    July 24, 2011 at 5:16 am

    I like the title of your post. Your turn a failed cake into a runaway success:)

     
  3. kitchen flavours

    July 24, 2011 at 11:56 am

    You did a great job with the cake, looks so cute and nice! Chocolates certainly makes everything better! :) Regarding the question on the yellow bean paste, yes it is in fact “tauchu” the minced ones, usually sold here in the bottle with the yellow cover. If you have the “tauchu-whole beans” which is usually with the red cover, then you will have to either pound or mash with a spoon. That is a really good chicken dish which I’m sure your sons will enjoy, the gravy is really good with rice. Hope your family will enjoy it as much we do! Have a lovely week, KY!

     
  4. Mykie

    July 24, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    I’m glad someone else hates to throw out a ‘not so perfect cake’!
    Well done…cake pops look flawless.

     
  5. Mary

    July 24, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    You made some really delicious “lemonade”. I really impressed with your recovery. They look wonderful. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

     
  6. giddy tigress

    July 25, 2011 at 7:56 am

    Cake pops??!! That’s insanely genius! Every kid (young or old) will love this! Great as party food and I’m sure you feel better now. :)

     
  7. kankana

    July 25, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    This is yet another thing I wanted to make for a long time now.. should just get on and make once.

     
  8. Mother's Secret Home Recipes

    July 27, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Love to bake n this luks superb.

     
  9. Mary

    July 27, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Your cake pops look absolutely perfect, and what a great use for a cake you weren’t happy with. I bet they were a big hit! I have made that perfect party cake, and while it rose, we didn’t think it was great. Next time, use your own cake recipe and I think you’ll be happier with it. And a belated happy birthday to the birthday boy too!

     
  10. Joyti

    July 28, 2011 at 3:29 am

    You did wonders with that ‘failed cake’…perhaps even better than the original. So cute.

     
  11. jay

    July 28, 2011 at 5:27 am

    super soft n moist…absolutely delicious..
    first time here…love ur space..
    great recipe collection with inviting cliks..
    Am your happy subscriber now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

     
  12. Teresa

    August 7, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    Those are so cute! I’ve yet to try cake pops, but think they’d be a great project to do with my nieces.

     
  13. Anne-Marie

    August 9, 2011 at 7:57 am

    These look great! I haven’t ever tried cake pops, just admired them–and the people who make them.

     

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