White Lie Cake

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barbydoll8 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:18pm
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Had to post this. Enjoy

You are going to love this, especially all of those who bake for church events.
Alice Grayson was to bake a cake for the Baptist Church Ladies' Group in Tuscaloosa, but forgot to do it until the last minute.

She remembered the morning of the bake sale and after rummaging through cabinets, found an angel food cake mix and quickly made it while drying >her hair, dressing, and helping her son pack for Scout camp.

When Alice took the cake from the oven, the center had dropped flat and the cake was horribly disfigured she thought, "Oh dear, there is not time to bake another cake."
This cake was important to Alice because she did so want to fit in at her new church and in her new community of friends. So, being inventive, she looked around the house for something to build up the center of the cake.
Alice found it in the bathroom - a roll of toilet paper. She plunked it in and covered it with icing. Not only did the finished product look beautiful, it looked perfect.

Before she left the house to drop the cake by the church and head for work, Alice woke her daughter Amanda and gave her some money and specific instructions to be at the bake sale the moment it opened at 9:30 and to buy the cake and bring it home.
When Amanda arrived at the sale, she found the attractive, perfect cake had already been sold. She grabbed her cell phone and called her mom.

Alice was horrified - she was beside herself. Everyone would know!
What would they think? She would be ostracized, talked about, and ridiculed!
All night, Alice lay awake in bed thinking about people pointing fingers at her and talking about her behind her back.

The next day, Alice promised herself she would try not to think about the cake and would attend the fancy luncheon/bridal shower at the home of a fellow church member and try to have a good time.

Alice did not want to attend because the hostess was a snob who more than once had looked down her nose at Alice because she was a single parent and not from the founding families of Tuscaloosa But, having already RSVP'd, she couldn't think of a believable excuse to stay home.

The meal was elegant, the company was definitely upper crust old South and, to Alice 's horror, the cake in question was presented for dessert!
Alice felt the blood drain from her body when she saw the cake!
She started out of her chair to tell the hostess all about it, but before she could get to her feet, the Mayor's wife said, "what a beautiful cake!"
Alice still stunned, sat back in her chair when she heard the hostess (who was a prominent church member) say, "Thank you, I baked it myself."

Alice smiled and thought to herself, "God is good."

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dueter Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:30pm
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How funny!!!!!

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Michele01 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:32pm
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That was just too cute icon_smile.gif

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floophs Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:40pm
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That's a hoot! Thanks for sharing. icon_lol.gif

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Nicky76 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:43pm
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Funny!! icon_lol.gif Thanks for sharing!

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elizw Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:45pm
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aaahhh...the universe is balanced!

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jeffer01 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:54pm
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You just made my day!!!! Thanks for sharing, that was hilarious!!!! icon_lol.gif icon_lol.gif

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Melvira Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:55pm
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This is one of my favorite joke emails I've received!! It's too funny, and just makes you smirk to yourself at that smug woman!! Thanks for sharing with everyone!

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BakeQueen Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:56pm
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I think the hostess got her just dessert! icon_lol.gif

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famousamous Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:57pm
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Hahahaha! I do beleive I'll print this and hang it on the fridge! Too funny!

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sweetreasures Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 7:15pm
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Enjoyed that, hilarious

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JillK Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 7:21pm
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Hehehe. I love that one. icon_biggrin.gif If you want to see more cake urban legends, take a look at www.snopes.com (Urban Legend Reference Pages) and do a search for "cake" on their search engine.

I particularly like the ones under "wedding cake superstitions," "cake inscriptions gone wrong" and "for better or verse." icon_eek.gif Especially the last one.

OK, I DO have a sick sense of humor. icon_rolleyes.gif

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tyty Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 7:25pm
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That was great, LOL

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CambriasCakes Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 9:42pm
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That was great - thanks for posting!!

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Parable Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 9:56pm
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ROTFLMAO! icon_lol.gif icon_lol.gif icon_lol.gif

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ljudd1969 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 11:08pm
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LOL! That is so great. I'm definitely passing this story along. Thanks for a good giggle! icon_lol.gif

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