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celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 10 years
it sure looks devine! :D
kikichantelle kikichantelle 10 years
yummy! i spent all of yesterday making this cake for my friend's birthday at work today- we just enjoyed it and it was *incredible*!!! well worth all the effort. the only problem was the bailey's pudding: i didn't have a thermometer, and even though i beat the pudding for 8 minutes in the boiler, i don't think it got hot enough. even after 5+ hours of refrigeration, it just never got thick. oh well, still tasted great as a gloppy filling! thanks for the recipe...
Twinkle1 Twinkle1 10 years
That looks yummy :drool: I've made a few lopsided cakes too because I have a really hard time waiting for the cake to cool completely before icing. Will have to employ your dad's skewer technique next time ;)
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
My half-birthday was last Saturday! We're almost twins! lol. This cake looks so decadent!
Haris_Pilton Haris_Pilton 10 years
Looks yummy! Happy Half B-Day!
tifygodess24 tifygodess24 10 years
Yum , Yum , Yum...now I want cake ...damn!! ;)
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
It still looks delicious, regardless of any problems you may have had.
Food Food 10 years
I had a similar "slippage" problem with my Boston Cream Disaster. If I was to do it again, I would let the cake cool longer with the pudding layers "cementing" together before I tried to frost. Nice trick with the skewers though! I'll have to remember that one.
redsox26 redsox26 10 years
ohhh wow! I'm salivating!
mississippigirl1 mississippigirl1 10 years
I made a cake similar to this for Super Bowl Sunday - a devil's food cake with chocolate ganache I got from Martha's website. I had the same slippage problem!!! I just didn't have enough time to let the cakes cool as much as I should have. Anyway, could you possibly post your favorite chocolate cake recipe? My best friend is coming home from England in 2 weeks and desperately wants chocolate cupcakes. Thanks!
Tech Tech 10 years
I love that you celebrated your half birthday too. It's going to be a new tradition in my life - or at least something I will one day pass on to my kids. About the puddin' cake...one time in college a friend from home came to visit and spent the day making my roommates and I this amazingly beautiful dinner. When she got to dessert she realized we didn't have any butter left so she used pudding instead. The cake ended up looking like a pile of dirt (it was chocolate on chocolate and she put fresh raspberries on it) but it tasted like heaven.
brown-sugar brown-sugar 10 years
That cake looks delicious, and I love that you celebrated your HALF birthday :).
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