Monday, June 11, 2012

Checkerboard Cake

I am not much of a "baker", but I decided to bake a cake for my husband's birthday.
I pulled out my 30 year old cake pans and plastic ring set to create a checkerboard cake:
The process is quite simple - you mix up 2 different cake mixes and use the form to create 2 of the same patterns, and one of the alternate pattern:



I made a banner from "paint chip samples", and called it a birthday cake!
And then we dove into it:
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8 comments:

  1. I remember having a checked cake when I was a kid and thought it was magic. I am now on the hunt for a set of course thrifty old me I have to yard sale it.
    Cathy

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  2. The cake looks delicious, and even better on the beautiful plate! Happy Birthday to your hubby.

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  3. Your cake turned out great! I just posted a recipe for one 9" cake using the insert, they're fun:@)

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  4. Checkerboard cake on checkerboard plates! How cool is that! ~ Maureen

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  5. I need a checker board cake pan. This truly makes me smile.

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  6. Cute cake!! Happy Birthday to your hubby!!
    Jane

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  7. Such a pretty cake! I'm going to have to buy some of those rings.

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  8. Well if this isn't the cutest idea ever!!!! Love it Patti. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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