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Aug 31, 2013 03:20 PM

Seeking a Recipe

I have searched non-stop and now I find myself here, seeking help.

My grandmother's birthday is coming up and from time to time she reminisces over a cake she once made from a recipe. With some sleuthing, I found it was the Alice Waters cake recipe from the June 1982 Bon Appetit article titled "Create a Masterpiece: Step by Step to a Spectacular Celebration Cake". The problem I have found is that I can't find the actual recipe anywhere!

Does anyone happen to have a copy of this recipe laying around their archives that would take pity on a 20-something man trying to make his grandmother's birthday special?

Thank you so much!

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  1. I can't help you with the recipe but it seems Alice Waters is on Facebook. I bet if you state your case on her page, she just might come through for you! As a mother of a 20-something young man myself, may I say that your own mother and grandmother must be so proud? Good luck!

    1. I don't have it but you are a sweetheart and I hope you find it.

      1. If you cant find the recipe, the actual issue is available here:

        Its just $3.44 plus shipping.

        1. That title is referenced in this,post, maybe contact the person who referenced it and see if they have it, or contact Bon apetit by phone or through their website

          Also contact your library and see if they have back issues

          Maybe this thread on another board to help

            1. re: wekick

              Sadly no. I asked my grandmother (running the ingredients and instructions past her) and she said the cake didn't have any cream cheese in it. I really appreciate your help (and everyone else's too)!