I visited my best friend, Melissa, and her fiancé, Ben, November 7-8 in Jacksonville to celebrate Ben’s belated birthday and Melissa’s first weekend off in months. The following photos chronicle the Cake Saga.
You see, their oven is lopsided or something and she made a chocolate layer cake — a round one. And the batter seemed to all flow to one side of the pan and both layers were lopsided. One was so lopsided that one side of it was only about a quarter of an inch thick.
So, she flipped one over on top of the other to try to even it out and then ice it together, with the icing working as a kind of glue. But the cake (It’s alive!!!) starting moving around, with the top kind of trying to slide off. But the weird thing was that it as sliding uphill instead of down.
The end of the story is that we ate some of it and Melissa put it in the microwave overnight so the dog wouldn’t get to it. When we pulled it out after lunch on Sunday, the cake had slipped and slid all over itself and split into three parts. We think it was trying to escape the microwave and kill us in our sleep.
UPDATE (3-4-10): I mentioned the candles to Ben last weekend. He didn’t remember. I guess he wasn’t all that upset.