While he was looking for satisfactory replacements, I wandered around the home section and what to my wondering eyes did appear, but a miniature....no, not a sleigh or any tiny reindeer. Christmas has taken over Hobby Lobby already, but not at Marshall's - at least not yet.
It was even better than that.
a miniature cake pan!
|Meet the baby pan|
|See how tall and small it is?|
Keep reading...maybe you'll catch the cake pan fever.
When I saw it, I snatched it off the shelf before anyone else could. (And I had some women eye-balling it as I strolled by. Sorry ladies - I saw it first.)
This is quite possibly the cutest cake pan ever. And it was a whopping $5.99.
The bottom comes out, but it's not a springform cheesecake pan - I have a set of those, of course...
|The cheesecake trio|
What a fun time I can have now, trying my hand at some old-fashioned chiffon cakes and other recipes that need the taller shape.
I bet I know what you're thinking.
Because I'm thinking it too.
Given that this is only a sampling of my collection of cake pans, and does not count all the square and rectangle, metal and glass cake and jelly roll pans, or my (rather extensive) collection of cupcake tins and silicon liners (big and small, I got 'em all), I think I need to find a Baker's Anonymous meeting and go introduce myself.
"Hi, my name is Terry and I really like to bake."
Yeah, I'll get right on that - just as soon as I decide if I've got a submission-worthy recipe for this:
Oh and yes, in case you're wondering...the birthday boy found some shorts that will come down to his knees. Everyone came home happy.