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How Not To Improvise A Cake: a meditation on failure

My last baking post was supposed to be the first in a unified series. The plan was  to do a couple of different cakes with different ingredients, but using the same formula to demonstrate the system’s versatility. I got accepted … Continue reading

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How to Improvise a Cake

I really like baking (and also eating baked goods), and often my desire for cake outmatches the ingredients I have on hand. Consequently, I have developed a loose system for baking cakes out of whatever you got. And, after years … Continue reading

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