Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Plum Skillet Cake and My Little Helper

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She begins her second year of preschool next week.

She's excited to see her friends again and that she's graduated to the classroom, "up the ramp."

Last year, "up the ramp" was where the "older kids" were and now that she's almost five ...she's one of them.

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She's also excited that this year ...she gets to pack a lunch.

We've had multiple discussions revolving around the urgency of picking up a Tinkerbell lunchbox.


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While her brother napped, she helped me make this Plum Skillet Cake.

In her exact words after taking one bite, "Mommy, it reminds me of cornbread with sliced plums on top."

She's right.

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I adore hanging out with her.

She's my little helper and there are no words on this earth to describe how much I love her.

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Here is the recipe for Martha Stewart's Plum Skillet Cake

*I doubled the recipe and used a 12 inch skillet.

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13 comments:

Courtney said...

BEAUTIFUL photos. Your daughter is just precious.

Nicole said...

Gorgeous. Both the cake and the girl. I understand what you mean about "no words to describe" because I feel that every second I look at my boy.

raquel erecipe said...

oh she looks like an angel...I love you photos very stricking...I also love the cake it easy to prepare perfect snack for my kids

Beth Michelle said...

Your plum skillet cake looks amazing and your photos are just beautiful

Jenn said...

She is just absolutely beautiful!!
Oh and the cake looks pretty good too :)

PancakeNinja said...

I saw this on foodgawker, so happy I read your post.
Love your photos! I wish I had some plums

Care's Kitchen said...

Thanks so much everyone :) Eating it for breakfast as we speak....a great use of plums, wish I had added more to the top!!!!

Karen said...

Things that are gorgeous: your daughter, this cake. Such a sweet post! I love these photos.

Aarthi said...

yummy..This looks so delicious...I should try this soon...Thanks for your recipe...

Ciao Chow Linda said...

She is beautiful - and this cake is too. I love her description of the cake.

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

She is adorable. Don't you just love kids when they're this age? Your cake is lovely and I really like the flavors of corn and plums together. A real winner. Hope your little helper enjoys school.
Sam

Nuts about food said...

I love that you have started posting pics of the kids. Your little girl is beautiful. Mine starts first grade next week...oh my...

To Food With Love said...

Beautiful photos indeed, and your little girl is simply gorgeous!