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Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Julie Goodwin's Never Fail Cake ...


... can.  And does.

Tipped upside down, smeared with icing, and doused in choc chips.


That never fails.

14 comments:

  1. You're hilarious. Guess what....we also made that cake, with very similar results to yours! I think there's an ingredient missing?? Mind you, if it means that all that extra icing fills up the centre, I think it actually TOTALLY WORKS! Meredy xo

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  2. Clever! It looks wonderful.

    Is there an ingredient missing?

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  3. Excellent - I probably wouldn't think of turning it upside down, I'd just fill the dip with icing LOL.

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  4. Oh goodness, I think it looks delish!

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  5. kids don't care if it fails or not, looks edible to me! (and what sort of icing is that?)actaully I don't think it matters if a recipe says "never fail", I would find one way of making a stuff up!

    speaking of, best go and starting making some travel friendly and yet tasty smoko items for the field day our p and c are catering for...somehow I don't think delicate macaroons will be making the to make list...

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  6. We call those "Dent Cakes" ........looks great.
    Your photos are wonderful...........

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  7. Yum I am so looking forward to getting home to some REAL food. Have been travelling for 2 weeks now. I want a home cooked meal.
    I sometime es have cakes that have always worked and then bang don't . I think it can be due to the weather or humidity or a small delay on getting it in the oven and of course forgetting to pre heat the oven!

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  8. A big hello from the Pacific NW coast!
    Is this the recipe you used perhaps?

    http://bakebakebake.livejournal.com/3385118.html

    I think you improved Ms. Goodwin's recipe and I am quite sure the kiddies did not mind the sweets you spread on top!
    Must try it for hubby (who has a sweet tooth!)
    Blessings to all,

    P.S. Love to read your down under posts!

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  9. Ahh, yes, I've used that never fail method on never fail cakes before!! :)

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  10. great fix!
    You've been a busy little bee!
    xx

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  11. Haha. Good save. Bet it never fails for Julie Goodwin! I met her a few years ago when she signed my cookbook for me. Nice lady and very down to earth.

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  12. Fiona
    Are you going into competition with Julia (Meryl Streep) and Julie (Amy Adams)???
    And now another "Julie Goodwin's Never Fail Cake ..."?????
    That movie "Julie and Julia" is a real classic!
    Anyhow, maybe the end result was for the cake to look just like shown???
    Ice cream, fresh cream and strawberries - what could be better - bon appetit!
    Colin

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  13. Great fix! Your cake looks quite tasty!

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