Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Cake in a Can

Idiot-proof cake baking
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Can't cook but want to impress your girlfriend/boyfriend on their birthday/valentines/etc:

Take a can of pressurised ready-mixed cake mix, shake it, squirt it into a cake tin, and bung it in the oven for 20 mins. Top it off with icing from a pressurised can of pre-mixed icing, and "Hey Presta!"

Cake mix could come in, say, plain, chocolate or lemon flavours. Add chocolate chips and squirt it into a muffin tin for choc-chip muffins, or squirt little rings of it into hot oil for doughnuts.

Frankx, Feb 23 2004

Sponge pudding in a can http://shop.store.y...eastore/cak003.html
Not quite a birthday cake, but sponge nonetheless. ($3.20 is a bit steep) [suctionpad, Oct 17 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]


       ... now if the can was double-ended ie. cake dough from one end, icing from the other, then I think you'd be on to something here [Frankx] +
jonthegeologist, Feb 23 2004

       Someone who needs this is unlikely to have a cake tin. Why not sell the whole thing pre-packaged in a cake tin?
(Remove outer packaging and film, place in an oven preheated to...)
st3f, Feb 27 2004

       Baked. I've been seeing Coke in a can for.....Oh, sorry. Never mind.....
normzone, Feb 27 2004

       Thats EXACTLY what I thought upon first reading this title, [norm]
Letsbuildafort, Feb 27 2004

       It's those twenty minutes in the oven you have to watch out for, but buntheless, I like it. +
k_sra, Feb 27 2004

       Widely Baked, surely?
DrCurry, Feb 27 2004

       Like the ready to bake croissants in a can? (+) just for reminding me.
silverstormer, Feb 27 2004


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