How To Bake A Cake (with Small Children Around!)

How To Bake A Cake (with Small Children Around!)

7 reviews, 4.9 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 3 hours

I Love This "Recipe"


1 cup All-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
2 large Eggs; Out of reach of children
1/3 cup Sugar
1/8 teaspoon Salt

Original recipe makes 3



1. Preheat Oven, Get out bowl, spoons and ingredients, and Grease andFlour 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 knockedonto 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, knockingnew bowl off of table -- again.

13. Wash floor, table, walls, dishes and children.

14. Call local bakery.

15. Go Lie down.

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


I have lived this " recipe " LOL

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Bless your heart for posting this recipe where I would find it today!!! Now, after a good chuckle, I can return to enjoying my two "helpers" with a renewed sense of humor and a fresh smile on my face. After calling the bakery and lying down, of course!
Amyo031503 5y ago

Thanks for the laugh! I know only too well what its like in the kitchen with a couple of extra sets of hands!
francesmomto3 8y ago

WOW! This is the best recipe I have seen in a long time. I dont have any kids but I look forward to the day when I can use this one!
mandylee1081 8y ago

Here's a picture of a kitchen "helper" [I made edits to this recipe.]
promfh 8y ago

This "recipe" certainly deserves a picture. I'll have to try to shoot an appropriate one.
promfh 8y ago

Nice to see some one haveing fun with there kids thank you for putting a smile on my face :)
rainbowbrush 8y ago

I have lived this " recipe " LOL [I posted this recipe.]
Dana 8y ago

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