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Virtual Cake Day for Home Cooking denizens everywhere?

buttertart Jul 5, 2013 09:31 AM

TorontoJo recently posted the results of the Toronto group's Cake Day results -- and it looks as if much fun was had by all.
How about we designate a day, say a Saturday, and have a virtual Cake Day?
We won't be able to share the results, but we will be able to share photos and self-critiques/comments from those who do try the cakes.
What say you?

  1. Jpan99 Jul 8, 2013 06:18 PM

    Love it. Vote for October. Perfect time to start baking.

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      maxie Jul 8, 2013 12:21 PM

      Perhaps too formal, but what about a quarterly cake day, where there is a theme -- Bundt, cakes with fruit, chocolate, spiced, chiffon, boozed-based -- something vague enough to leave plenty of choices, but just enough in common to tie everything loosely together. You can call it The Cakers Dozen

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      1. re: maxie
        chowser Jul 8, 2013 12:28 PM

        I like the theme idea, and the name. It would be great to have it seasonal.

        1. re: maxie
          Ruthie789 Jul 8, 2013 02:55 PM

          Sounds fun!

          1. re: Ruthie789
            pagesinthesun Jul 8, 2013 06:56 PM

            I like this idea! It gives all of us more opportunity to participate. The themes would be so fun, too!

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          youareabunny Jul 7, 2013 11:50 PM

          I have plenty of cool weather in the near future. How about an ongoing thread about our cake creations?

          1. Ruthie789 Jul 7, 2013 03:38 PM

            I would love to participate as long as my icing job will not be critiqued! September to October is a perfect time to make a cake....Summer would be great to make some kind of chilled confection.

            1. rmarisco Jul 7, 2013 02:21 PM

              should it not be on bastille day?

              "Let them eat cake!"

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                piccola Jul 7, 2013 02:17 PM

                Depending on the day, I'm in. Although I'm in Toronto, so I could technically do the non-virtual Cake Day. :)

                1. Cynsa Jul 7, 2013 11:44 AM

                  home from 11-day road trip. need sleep. do laundry. bake cake for Virtual Cake Day.

                  1. TorontoJo Jul 6, 2013 03:03 AM

                    You know I'm in!

                    1. roxlet Jul 5, 2013 12:13 PM

                      If it can be a cake we've made in the past, I'm in.

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                      1. re: roxlet
                        buttertart Jul 5, 2013 01:38 PM

                        It doesn't have to be this Saturday...what's best for all?

                        1. re: buttertart
                          roxlet Jul 5, 2013 03:47 PM

                          November? It's too hot to do much baking!

                          1. re: roxlet
                            buttertart Jul 5, 2013 04:45 PM

                            True!

                            1. re: roxlet
                              weezieduzzit Jul 7, 2013 02:21 PM

                              Seriously, it's unlikely our oven will be on again until Mid-October.....

                            2. re: buttertart
                              TrishUntrapped Jul 7, 2013 12:14 PM

                              How about early September? Also, how about we do it next year around the same time as Toronto Jo so we can feel the love?

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                                chowser Jul 7, 2013 02:53 PM

                                Early Sept means I'd have a higher likelihood of participating.

                                1. re: TrishUntrapped
                                  TorontoJo Jul 7, 2013 06:41 PM

                                  I'm all for a fall cake day! I have no problem with more than one cake day in a year, because it's CAKE. :o)

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                                    Ruthie789 Jul 7, 2013 07:49 PM

                                    You really should have the title of Cake Lady, based on your love of cakes!

                                    1. re: Ruthie789
                                      TorontoJo Jul 8, 2013 07:10 PM

                                      I prefer to think of myself as the cake pusher. ;)

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                              youareabunny Jul 5, 2013 11:28 AM

                              Me too

                              1. TrishUntrapped Jul 5, 2013 10:52 AM

                                I'm in.

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