Cake Disaster

I had such high hopes for my double-decker funfetti cake. I’d make it just like Mom’s — two perfectly round and risen cakes stacked on top of each other and coated in frosting.

And then this happened.

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The other cake looked slightly better, but not by much. They both got stuck in their pans (even though I greased!). I extracted them and tried to piece them back together, but it was hopeless.

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#tearsinthekitchen #notbettycrocker

But you know, frosting works wonders. I stacked the sad little cakes on top of each other, and used the frosting like glue.

A little lopsided, but she’ll do.

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I made the cake for my roommate Kim’s birthday party, and once I put some candles in it, I don’t think she noticed its flaws.

Plus, she had lots of bigger things going on. Like a HUGE surprise visit from our friend Molly from St. Louis!

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