Maddie and Wynn

Hungry for . . . cake


international cake day (july)

Cake Day (November)


Fun Facts

  • Anthropologists say first cakes made with nuts and honey are linked to Ancient Greece and Egypt
  • According to Google, “cupcake recipes” are the fastest growing recipe search 
  • World record for the tallest tower of cupcakes consisted of 18,818 cupcakes, the huge structure towered above the onlooking crowd at 12.69 m (41 ft 8 in) Chennai, India


GG, Maddie’s grandmother spent her child and teen years in France.  There she learned about
French culture and food cuisine. She passed on her knowledge to Maddie through stories, food and especially cake!

GG prepared Maddie a traditional French Charolotte Russe, one of Maddie’s favourite as a “WELCOME TO LIMA” cake.

What’s your favourite cake? 

Ö Charlotte Russe (France)

Ö Lazy Dazy (Canada)

Ö Peruvian Red Velvet

Ö Pound Cake (Ghana)

More Fun Facts

  • Pancakes covered in maple syrup is Canada’s most ‘iconic’ cake.
  • World’s tallest cake prepared by students and staff at a Culintary School in Jakarta, Indonesia stood 108 feet and 3 inches high. 
  • January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day.

happy birthday wynn

Carrott Cake for your dog
You need: 
  • 1 egg
  •  1/2 c. (118 ml) creamy all-natural peanut butter
  •  1/4 c. vegetable oil
  •  1 tsp. (4.92 ml) vanilla extract
  •  1/3 c. honey
  •  1 c. or 227 ml shredded carrots
  •  1 c. or 227 ml flour (white, whole wheat, or almond)
  •  1 tsp. or 4.92 ml baking soda
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2. In a medium bowl, combine the egg, peanut butter, oil, and vanilla
Step 3. Stir in carrots then gradually add flour + baking soda. Combine well.
Step 4. Pour into small, greased baking pan or muffin tray
Step 5. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
Step 6. Turn onto a wire rack and let cool completely.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

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