Cake

18 Sturdy, Surefire Snack Cakes That Can Go Wherever You Go

July 10, 2017

Who says a slice of cake can't be a co-pilot on all your summer adventures? It might be crazy to schlep a slice of a twelve-layer tower to the seaside, but there are plenty of sturdy, stout, self-contained snack cakes that will be happy to stick by your side—whether you're biking 'round the park, hiking up a mountain top, or lounging by the pool (or in front of the television).

Cut a thick slice or wedge, wrap it in tin foil, and stick it in your bag (but not in your back-pocket!). It'll be ready when—and wherever—you are.

What cake would you take with you to the ends of the world? Tell us in the comments below!

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Sarah Jampel

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Lisa J. August 8, 2017
I blogged a single layer blueberry cake, that travels well. that I recently baked and included this list in my post. Great resource!

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beejay45 July 12, 2017
How about Bibingka? It's a Filipino dessert made from sweet rice flour, shredded coconut and canned milk, at least in its original and simplest incarnation. Similar to a mochi cake in moistness, only firmer because it's made mostly from the coconut - the milk and rice flour are just there to hold that together. ;) Really quite delicious.