Birthday Cake Flavored ______
Popcorn. Did you know about this? It's the new crack.
(Except I vote to make it with oldskool pan-popped popcorn and butter instead of shortening.
)It tastes exactly like: a. those rectangular waffle wafer cookies with the sugary shortening filled middle, or b. Mother's frosted animal crackers, which are my #1 childhood taste memory.
I have been told there are other things being done in birthday cake flavor, like pancakes. Hmmmm, anyone tried?
And a little googling makes it seem like this is the flavor of the moment. Maybe I am late to the party here.
I can't wait to see the trickle down on this--what other flavors of cake mix and inappropriate goop can be put on popcorn to make something insanely good? Or creative non-cake uses for boxed cake mix?
Bakergirl also does a version, a friend is making it to share on a birthday playdate (for the kids, not us!) tomorrow, I'll report back on it's success.
I really like the confetti cookies in the Milk Bar cookbook, I call them birthday cake cookies and make them for birthday treats in the park or schoolyard.
yes please! although I actually think I would find that particular recipe too sweet. When I tried it, my preference was for the less coated kernels, bonus if there was detectable salt on them.
I am on the fence about the white chocolate vs. almond bark/coating "chocolate" thing. I am always in favor of the best quality ingredients, but I wonder if part of that distinct and addictive flavor is from the almond bark? (The gateway drug I sampled was made with almond bark.) Or microwave popcorn, for that matter. I once tried to make a friends Ho-Ho cake recipe with better ingredients than the shortening and wax it called for and it came out tasting so not as good.
Sigh. I guess that means I will have to try it both ways. Poor me.