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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #60 on: January 12, 2020, 03:15:10 PM »
My Mom used to make that cake and yes, VERY yummy!
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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #61 on: January 12, 2020, 03:42:01 PM »
Thank you, [member=18693]Laurna[/member] (and yes, that's pretty much what the cake looks like ;) ) and [member=867]Jerusha[/member] !

Apparently the reason the recipe came to the attention of America's Test Kitchen was that someone wrote in about their mother having made it but one of the products she (the mother) used is no longer being produced/sold, so the ATK bakers got to work figuring out a way to make it work with baking ingredients one can still find in most supermarkets.

One of the funnier (to me: admittedly I have a weird sense of humor sometimes) instructions on the ATK recipe is that you can't do the toothpick test on this cake (the way you can most other cakes and quick breads) because the center is supposed to be gooey, so they give some other way to test for doneness (it might be to touch the cake [the top of it as it's in the oven, but it'll be the bottom of the cake as served because of the shape of bundt cake pans] and check for a certain texture or spring-back).
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #62 on: January 12, 2020, 04:14:08 PM »
Have a wonderful  birthday.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
(Psalm 46 v1)

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #63 on: January 12, 2020, 04:15:51 PM »
Thank you, [member=28354]revanne[/member] !
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #64 on: January 12, 2020, 04:21:49 PM »
I almost got a new great-niece for a birthday present!  She was born at 11 pm last night.  I don't know her name yet, but my niece is doing well (or as well as anyone who just had a baby is going to be).
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #65 on: January 12, 2020, 05:02:49 PM »
That is fantastic.
Congratulations for the new(likely tired)happy parents.

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #66 on: January 13, 2020, 12:17:37 AM »
Happy Birthday, Desert Rose! Here, have a palace for your birthday cake!
Hugs, and hope the year ahead is easier, happier and healthier for you in all respects.
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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #67 on: January 13, 2020, 12:48:44 AM »
That is really cool, Shiral

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #68 on: January 13, 2020, 09:52:04 AM »
Beautiful, and thank you, [member=13]Shiral[/member] !
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Happy Birthday Desert Rose!
« Reply #69 on: January 13, 2020, 10:22:19 PM »
Happy Birthday, DR! Hope you had a great day!
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