Help! I need a cool cake recipe!

Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Help! I need a cool cake recipe!
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Thu, 08-25-2011 - 10:59pm

Jayne's birthday is this weekend...she doesn't like coconut.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 11-18-2008
Fri, 08-26-2011 - 1:40pm
Well I know how you like things that are out of the ordinary. How about this:

Caramelized Pear Potato Cake

A cake made with potatoes may sound odd, but the mashed Idaho variety has a surprisingly neutral flavor and creates a super-moist crumb, reminiscent of milk cake, which makes it a perfect match with fruit and caramel. For a lighter and fluffier cake, use a ricer to mash the potatoes.

Read More http://www.ivillage.com/caramelized-pear-potato-cake/3-r-68794
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Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Fri, 08-26-2011 - 1:56pm
Interesting! I can envision it especially after making mashed potato donuts.
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iVillage Member
Registered: 07-29-2002
Fri, 08-26-2011 - 7:54pm

This weekend I have to make DD a chocolate cake with caramel and whipped cream.

But for special treats in the fall I like to make a dutch

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Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Fri, 08-26-2011 - 9:20pm

The party is at 6 tomorrow night at a Mexican place we love.

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Community Leader
Registered: 01-25-2000
Tue, 08-30-2011 - 8:53pm

How was the party then?

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Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Tue, 08-30-2011 - 10:52pm

I wound up not doing a cake for the party, but we had fun.

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