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Baked’s Caramel Apple Cake

Once again, another roommate’s birthday has come and gone and while no one is going to award me prizes for making perfectly leveled cakes, at least everyone said this one tasted good.

Caramel Apple Cake // The Pancake Princess
Caramel Apple Cake // The Pancake Princess
collage2Halfway (or so) through business school, I re-met my friend Skyler. We had been vaguely acquainted in college, but had never really interacted (save for one VERY MEANINGFUL MOMENT OF EYE CONTACT). But I ran into him at a concert in June, and then again at a shop in July, and at a friend’s pedal party, and then again while out with friends.

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{momofuku} Chocolate Chip Peach Cake

You know how sometimes you just know?

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Like when you sign up for a site where you get 50% your entire first order and you know your bank account is doomed (yikes, but really). Like how when Jennifer Lawrence steps on screen, you know something good is going to happen. And how you KNOW you did something wrong when your stomach feels funny and nothing tastes good.

Momofuku Chocolate Chip Peach Cake // The Pancake Princess

Momofuku Chocolate Chip Peach Cake // The Pancake Princess

Other times, you don’t know. Other times, in fact, call for complete indecisiveness. When it came to choosing this cake, I dithered over potential choices for hours before getting completely exasperated with myself; in the end, I basically closed my eyes and pointed.

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{momofuku} Pretzel Cake

Cake for days doesn’t even begin to describe the current state of my apartment.

Momofuku Pretzel Cake // The Pancake Princess

After last year’s birthday cake bonanza of one extra-large Momofuku funfetti cake and a mammoth double chocolate cake from Costco, I promised myself never again would I put myself in the presence of so much cake at one time. Instead, I thought about making Sarah B’s wholesome riff on a judiciously-sized birthday cake this year before I ended up not making myself a cake at all.

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Momofuku Pretzel Cake // The Pancake Princess
Momofuku Pretzel Cake // The Pancake Princess

Back up, back up. It’s not like I didn’t get a cake. I got almost two pounds of cake. And then made two more cakes for Erik’s birthday. But that comes later.

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