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News: Princess Zelda & Link baby shower cake

My mother-in-law threw me a baby shower yesterday, and many many people came. My sister came, and she also brought a cake her friend made. The above is a vanilla sponge cake with strawberry buttercream filling, and the decoration's made with fondant. She asked her friend to make a Zelda cake because it was our wedding cake topper. As you can see, it started going pretty fast.

News: Miniature Cakes & Other Tiny Desserts

Perhaps given the fact that a majority (73%) of the US population is now obese, we should think about ways to shrink ourselves. Think if everyone was shrunk down to a quarter of their normal size how much longer all the resources would last. Well, before we have the technology to do that, Artist Stéphanie Kilgast has spent the last 24 years miniaturizing food.

How Cakes Work: Science!

You may follow a recipe for cake, but not really know why beating an egg turns it fluffy, or how to get the right amount of moisture for your cake. This article gives you a better understanding of cake and what makes a cake work. Maybe it'll help you out in your next recipe!

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