Saturday, January 3, 2015

Hair of the Dog Cake: Baked Sunday Mornings


Here it is the new year already!  I can't believe how fast 2014 flew by!  I had quite a few good things happen to me this past year....one big was that I lost 70 pounds!  Never thought I would be able to do that! 

Pretty cool huh?

Way cool in my book.  While I still have a ways to go I am very proud of the progress that I made last year.  I have been working very hard at achieving this goal so I haven't been baking as much as I have in the past.  But I so love to bake!  I don't know why something I enjoy doing so much has to be so bad for me.  I have practiced moderation and am trying to only have one taste of whatever I bake.  Oh my gosh, that is so hard sometimes.  But so far I have been able to be pretty much in control.
Well enough of that...on to the Hair of the Dog Cake!



This is a milk cake infused with Rum.  Then topped with a sugary rum syrup that is place under the broiler to get all crackly and brown.  It is really very good!  I took to a party and got it out of the house!  Whew!  That could have been very dangerous!  This cake could be very addictive!

I halved the recipe and baked it in a long vintage loaf pan that I had.  It worked really well.  I love how the rum syrup oozed into the cake.  This recipe is the second one I have baked from Baked Occasions.  Both have been delicious! To see what the other bakers did just click here.

 To get this wonderful recipe click here

Next up is Gingersnaps with Lemon Sugar...sounds like a good one!

Until then
Enjoy!

4 comments:

  1. Wow! Congratulations on your weight loss achievements! Your cake looks awesome and it's good to know it works perfectly halved. :)

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  2. I love your long cake-- what a great shape! Your weight loss is very impressive, Chelly-- congrats! I've been trying to get back in shape myself after ankle surgery, and it is not easy to get back into the swing of things. And yes, it sure is a struggle with all the baking!! I ask myself that same question all the time... ;-)

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  3. Congratulations on the weight loss. That is fantastic and a great inspiration. And good for you baking this cake and getting it out of the house before it became too much of a temptation. It is very smart!
    This was a fabulous cake. Great idea to make it into a loaf.

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