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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

You are amazing! I don’t have the required patience but it is SO CUTE!😍🎂🤩

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The hood news is that the same techniques can be used to create any design you want, so if there's someone in your life who's celebrating and you want to bake them a themed cake it is possible to make it yourself. It doesn't need to be as intricate as this one.

Just remember to use a heavier cake, pound cake or madeira cake is ideal, when working with sugarpaste/fondant - lighter cakes like Victoria sponge won't support the weight as well.

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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

I am in awe of your mad decorating skills.

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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

Wonderful! You are amazing!

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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

Wow! That's amazing! And it looks so yummy.

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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

this is so gorgeous and so beyond my talent/patience level.

cheers!

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Aug 7, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

Nice to see your baking at home. My back round was growing up in my folks scratch bakery. I'm 1 of 5 kids in our family who worked in that small shop. My brother and I worked with our dad mixing, proofing, baking and finally getting the product ready for the store front. My sisters helped finish all of the sweet rolls, cakes, and other delicious delicacies. Remember well slicing off the bump of the cakes we like. It was easier to add filling and level them out. The problem I had was my shift started at 9 PM. In the summer when we were busiest. HELL All I wanted to do was get out and chase the girls, Saturday was the only time to get out and get in trouble! I MISS IT IT NOW!

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Wow! I am overwhelmed by the work and artistry that went into this cake! I have neither the talent nor the patience, I fear.

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"They also serve who stay at home and bake cakes for us to drink."

--Hawkeye Pierce

What can I say? I saw the booze in the recipe and I couldn't stop myself. :)

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Actually SS will start paying you even if you are still working. Double dipping, but evidently legal.

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Yes, but there are strict limits to how much you can make.

https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement/planner/whileworking.html

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It's even worse for people on SSI-D. It's how they can get away with paying disabled persons so little during vocational rehab. :(

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Aug 6, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

Nicola this is just amazing. I could do this I suppose but it would have to be under enormous pressure or something life or death. I am in awe.

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Like I told Trix, I have to flex my baking muscles and show off occasionally or people might start to wonder how I got this writing gig.

Honestly though, it's not that difficult to make this cake, you just need to have the time to put into the decoration.

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Cat the Ripper is earning his namesake today [glowers balefully].

That little feline menace managed to knock damned near everything off of the top shelf of the narrow, split level "rail table" at the top of the stairs of our split level home. The mail rack, pencil holder, keys/ID badge/misc. bits and bobs bin, as well as the contents of the aforementioned containers. Ripper has become obsessed with a few of the objects on those shelves; time to do a bit of rearranging in an effort to distract him before he breaks something.

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One of mine has spent the last 12.5 years doing the desk sweep about once a week. I walk into the office and find that he has spent part of is evening knocking everything that isn't attached off the surface. Weirdo

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"Dear friends,

I couldn’t help but be amused when on the Pod Save America podcast this week, guest co-host Alyssa Mastromonaco said she is “stressed the f*ck out” that in the recent New York Times poll only 34% of 19-29 year olds want Biden, while 27% want Marianne Williamson, and 13% want RFK Jr. "

I can't totally hate on Marianne Williamson, but she is a touch delusional

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Precious! 😃

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There must be a bar with gin in this town. MUST be. Or I'm gonna hurt people.

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Of all the gin joints in the world...

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Ha that was me and TJ meeting up yesterday in Crescent City. That jump from online to real was interesting.

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Who's TJ?

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JFC, you didn't stumble into a dry town, did you?

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This ain't no town, it's a mommyblog!

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Well, I have it on uimpeachable authority that this ain't no party, nor is it no disco, nor is it no fooling around.

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I got rid of my speakers, my headphones and all of my vinyl.

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And a recipe hub and dick joke emporium.

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I'm still laughing at that dipshit who flounced because Nicola was nice enough to share cake tips with us.

What a fucking douchehat.

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Aug 6, 2023Liked by CakesWeLike

Whoa, srs? I don't think it would be worth scrolling to find it, but holy shit! It reminds me of a time years ago when Road and Track had an image of a stunningly beautiful woman in a sheer t-shirt in one article and people wrote in to cancel their subscriptions.

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It's OK, he's crawled back to his cave like a good little troll now.

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Like they didn't realize it's just a mommyblog!

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Mommy blog, RECIPE HUB, and dick joke emporium.

It seems he couldn't read more than 2 words of the Wonkette description.

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ITZY “CAKE” M/V @ITZY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bIRwBpBcZQ

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"X Blue, formerly known as Twitter Blue, has been rebranded to X Premium."

https://twitter.com/PopCrave/status/1687887786895142912?s=20

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That'll make it easier for your average basement dweller to become an X man.

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All services not X Premium will be known as X Lax.

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Sounds like the name of some bargain condom you can get in one of those bathroom vending machines.

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"Ribbed for our pleasure"

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Heh heh heh.

We should all be able to take a little ribbing from time to time.

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Who is benefitting from him slow-bankrupting the company??

I hate to sound conspiratorial, but, he got a bunch of Saudi money, right? They hated Twitter and can afford to lose a few billion $.

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Republicans?

Musk's got enough money that he doesn't have to worry if Twitter goes down to being worth $12 and a ham sandwich.

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From my recollection the Saudis put in $12Bn of the $44Bn

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They're getting what they paid for. But of course there are plenty of other platforms waiting to step in. The Saudis could institute the kind of censorship firewalls China uses, but what they hate about Twitter is what gets said about them outside their borders, and there's no way to stop that.

How to make $12bn evaporate in one easy step. Between this and their investment in Kushner, one can't help feeling they need a new financial consultant. Maybe they should call EF Hutton or H&R Block or something.

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BERNIE MADOFF is gone now. They have to find others to launder their cash!

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Their OWN investment advisors told the sovereign wealth fund that they might as well burn the $2 billion they were giving to Kushner.

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Pfft, they're obviously afraid of the brilliance that is - Jared Kushner!!!! Have you seen that guy? He'll put everyone else in the dust - any time now, just you wait.

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Well, Jared Kushner DID solve all the problems in the Mideast, you have to give him that. He also solved America's fentanyl problem!

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One of the most important things in building a successful product is constantly changing the name.

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"Nike" was called "Flaccid" until 1997

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And nothing says "success" like erasing your last valuable asset overnight - one of the most recognized brands on the planet - and replacing it with something so generic that it turns up millions of options in a google search.

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Maybe instead of just one "X" he should have used three.

That would have really made it stand out from the others, right?

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Yes! I was going to add that many of those millions of options would be porn related. Elmo is SMRT!~

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Meh.

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