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Cake for breakfast at a baby shower?

We're having a surprise baby shower at work during our normal department meeting, at 8:30am. I'd like to still bring a shower cake of some kind, but not a 'normal cake' so early in the day (who am I kidding, we'd eat it anyway). What would make a light, pretty cake? Bonus points if it can be decorated blue.
My current thought is a crepe cake filled with lemon curd, maybe with pale blue glaze or whipped cream on top.

asked by Angela over 3 years ago

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Posie (Harwood) Brien
added over 3 years ago

Crepe cake is such a nice idea -- I'd think a yogurt cake (especially yogurt cornmeal) would be good for breakfast and you could shape it however you like. Angel food cake would work maybe? It's so much lighter than others, and you could sift powdered sugar over it and top it with a blue cake bunting!

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Meaghan F
added over 3 years ago

Angel food cake with blueberries sounds perfect. Coffee cake is a classic too, of course.

Patricia
added over 3 years ago

A grape and olive oil cake? Patricia Wells has a nice recipe.

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Nancy
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added over 3 years ago

Try a cheesecake with Stilton and rhubarb. Very good and very bleu. Avoids food dye and gives you some protein to start your day. Also tastes great. From Michael Noble of Diva at the Met, Vancouver & Notables in Calgary. http://www.epicurious.com...

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Pegeen
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added over 3 years ago

Bundt cakes are always good with morning coffee or tea. Just go to the RECIPES link and do a search on "bundt." Have a great party!

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Pegeen
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added over 3 years ago

Plus you can talk yourself into buying a new bundt pan! https://www.nordicware...

caninechef
added over 3 years ago

A Bundt cake! I had just read the recipe on this site for Pear and Cranberry cake and I thought of this when I read this question. I have not made it but it seemed to get great reviews.

arcane54
added over 3 years ago

Tres leches ;-) !

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boulangere
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added over 3 years ago

This one actually started its life as a breakfast cake on the beautiful island of Capri:

http://thesolitarycook...

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maggiepcs
added over 3 years ago

I won't get bonus points, but tis the season for cranberries; try it in this coffee cake recipe! http://smittenkitchen.com...

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