I’ll admit it: I am drawn to the kooky. Whether it’s a challenge to host a Spambalaya Jambalaya dinner party, visit kitschy roadside attractions, or make guacamole ice cream sandwiches, I’m your woman.
And since I never know when something I should have thrown away will come in handy, I smiled when I came across a recipe in the New York Times that featured a shoebox as a cooking vessel.
Cake in a Shoe Box? Of course!
I knew mischief was afoot when it was published on April Fool’s Day, but I also got a kick out of it. Since I don’t bake often, I had to step up my game. Making a delicious cake is quite a feat. So how was it? I can’t say my family was head over heels, but it did foot the bill as a sweet, nutty ending to a Sunday supper, especially since my sole purpose was to make something goofy. Please don’t judge me until you’ve walked a mile in my shoes.
If you’d like to follow in my footsteps, it made enough for a size 8 cake. Just take it one step at a time.
The recipe: Cake in a Shoe Box
h/t to Reddit for the plethora of foot puns
— Marcy L (@MarcyTooTimid) April 3, 2016