Don't Cry Over Spoiled Milk...

Decorating By jenlg Updated 11 Aug 2008 , 12:17am by lynda-bob

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jenlg Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:44pm
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Ever have one of those days?? Today I decided to try out the Wilton cuddly bear pan for a future cake I have coming up. After I started mixing I ran out of veg. oil. All I had left was olive oil. I can't drive to the store due to restrictions from surgery last week. So, I figured if he tastes bad we can throw him out, we have the base cake to eat. After baking and decorating everything I thought he turned out ok. Ha, the bear was trash cause he turned gummy (baked it longer and still yuck). I took the picture and was finally done. My DD comes in the kitchen and gets a drink. Suddenly she's spitting it out in the sink. Turns out my milk had spoiled, the same milk used for all the icing and cake. Now I think I'll use the cake for target practice! Thanks for letting me vent. Here it is....

--after posting this I realized it went in cake decorating instead of cake disasters..sorry.

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CakeMakar Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:57pm
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Haha, been there. icon_biggrin.gif My friend (not a baker) had a party. She was so proud of herself for making her own cupcakes (she orders from me a lot)..."You HAVE to try them!"

I desperately tried not to spit it out.

White box cupcakes made with the distinct taste of olive oil. Oh, they were horrible...She confessed. icon_biggrin.gif They were dense & gummy, too.

So I quickly made a new cake for her (oil-less).

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tippyad Posted 10 Aug 2008 , 11:58pm
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At least the decoration turned out cute! Better luck next time!

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chassidyg Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:00am
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I was crying the other day over an empty vanilla extract bottle, only to find out a couple of hours later I was out of chocolate chips for cake balls. Major tears, my kids said it's okay mommy we dont need the cake balls covered in chocolate for them to be good.

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heatherlikesfood Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:05am
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At least it wasn't for a customer! I've been there on those days... sit down and have some ice cream icon_biggrin.gif

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lynda-bob Posted 11 Aug 2008 , 12:17am
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Oooh sorry for all the disasters but at least you have a really cute cake picture. He's adorable and you know for sure now that when you do him in the future, it'll be great icon_smile.gif

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