Cake of the Month: July

Okay, so I’m a bit behind on the whole cake thing. Well, not the actual making of the cakes. Just the blogging about them part.

Though I must confess, I spent more time in the water during the month of July than I did in the kitchen (especially with the oven on – it was warm!). I love summer.

I did, however, make a birthday cake for a lovely woman, on behalf of her new husband. Her favorite is chocolate cake with coconut, and that was easy to do! Since they are newlyweds, and so quite adorably in love, here’s the cake I made for her.

The other cake-related thing I did in July was to order a book that I’ve been admiring for quite a while. It’s “All Cakes Considered” by Melissa Gray from NPR (here’s an Amazon link for those who like that kind of stuff). I’ve actually tasted one of the cakes, when a friend from MPBN (our statewide public radio network, where I used to work) made some for everyone during a fundraiser. And…yum! So now this fabulous book is in my collection, and I’m looking forward to making one of the cakes this fall sometime…if my busy schedule ever slows down enough.

Stay tuned for the August update, soon to come.

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