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Donut Cake Pops

Trial and error, that's what having fun is all about!  Can you tell what my newest project is??  So I guess I should probably start by telling you that I found a donut cake pan at Marshalls and was SO excited to try it!  I naively forgot that the GOOD donuts are FRIED and not baked- boo; I ended up with cakey donuts and they were just, o-k-a-y...  So I thought about making ice cream donuts!!  I poured one directly into the pan and thought that it might get stuck in the pan (which it did) so I used plastic wrap thinking it would be easier to remove... it got stuck to the plastic wrap...  I was about to give up, stupid donut pan...

I was making cake pops one day and thought, donut cake pops!!!  I put some cake directly into the pan and it got stuck (surprise, surprise!!).  Foil worked perfectly, it molds to the curves and is strong enough for me to be able to pull out!

Press the cake into the mold and lift it out by the pieces of foil that are sticking out.  Peel the foil off of th…

it's an EGG! it's CAKE! it's Cake in an Egg!

I find myself addicted to pinterest.com - sign up now if you're not familiar and you'll find yourself tweaking until the wee hours of the morning pinning the coolest DIY project, recipe, party idea, etc. on your virtual pin board!    You can find/follow me: Cody Cakes

While on Pinterest, I came across a photo of an egg with cake in it, which linked me to the website for cupcake project and thought "This is SUPER DUPER cool!" So I sent the link to my mom thinking it would be a fun project to do together!  I also had a "Girl's Day" pink [everything] themed dinner coming up - what a perfect occasion to dye the eggs pink!   (I would also like to add that a pink everything themed dinner was fairly difficult to think up food options. More on that later.)
So here's my cake in an egg process: I used an old school wine opener (my mom's) to puncture a tiny hole at the bottom of the egg then picked off the surrounding shell to make a hole, a little smaller…