How to Bake a Cake (With Small Children Around!)

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 0 mins

For those of you who do the best you can everyday to take care of your families, and yourself. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat Oven, Get out bowl, spoons and ingredients, and Grease and Flour Pan.
  2. Remove 5 crayons, 2 toy cars and One stuffed Bear from kitchen table.
  3. Measure 1 Cup Flour.
  4. Remove childrens hands from flour, wash flour off children.
  5. Measure one more cup flour to replace flour on floor and table.
  6. Put flour, baking powder and salt in a sifter.
  7. Get dust pan to sweep up pieces of broken bowl children have knocked onto the floor.
  8. Get another bowl, answer phone, return to table.
  9. Get greased pan and a new bowl, remove crayon from pan.
  10. Go look for quiet children
  11. Answer phone again.
  12. Return to kitchen and take greased pan from child, who flees, knocking new bowl off of table -- again.
  13. Wash floor, table, walls, dishes and children.
  14. Call local bakery.
  15. Go Lie down.
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FYI - in case anyone was wondering the source of this "recipe" it comes from the "Feed Me I"m Yours" cookbook.

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Ah yes, I remember it well! (My daughter had this same recipe)<br/><br/>Does anyone have any other humorus or clever 'recipes' to share? Here's one I like<br/><br/>PRESERVING YOUR CHILDREN<br/>1 large grassy field Pinch of brook and some<br/>1/2 dozen children pebbles<br/>2 or 3 small dogs<br/><br/>Mix children and dogs well together. Put them in the field, stirring constantly. Pour the pebbles over the book. Sprinkle the field with flowers. Spread over all a deep blue sky and bake in the sun. When thoroughly brown, remove and set away to cool in the bathtub.