One Slimer Cake Coming Up!


So my friend J wrote a blog post last week about this crazy vegan avocado chocolate cake that she made. I was intrigued because 1) what would a cake made with avocados instead of eggs taste like? and 2) it has freakin’ green avocado buttercream frosting to go with it. So I got the recipe and Cobalt and I set about making the cake. It turned out pretty good actually. It doesn’t really taste like avocados – mostly like chocolate and bananas strangely actually… Also, if you don’t like the idea of slime-green frosting, you can add cocoa powder to your frosting. I think it’s kind of neat green though. Might make for a fun cooking activity for kiddos…

Anyway, upon frosting our cake yesterday afternoon, Cobalt and I decided that it reminded us of Slimer from Cobalt’s favorite movie ever, Ghostbusters. Thus, Cobalt decorated our cake in proper Slimer fashion! Shown above – our claw machine Slimer gazes in awe at himself in cake-form. Below – slimer cake eaten… Yummmm…

In other news, I’ve been in kind of a photography funk lately. I tried to challenge myself this weekend – taking some self portraits of my new octopus earrings (Now I have black ones and I got some yellow ones as a gift too!) and taking some pictures of the ice we acquired from rain/snow on Saturday and I was frustrated with both activities. Booo… I just got some new photography books from the library… I’m hoping they’ll inspire me…

You know what time it is now… Your turn to comment on my post. How do you feel about avocado chocolate cake? Yay? Nay? Curious about that ridiculously green frosting? It’s REALLY sweet. I’ll tell you that… How about hobbies? What do you do when you’re feeling frustrated with your hobbies? Any advice?

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One thought on “One Slimer Cake Coming Up!

  1. I have to say, the idea of an avocado cake is…frightening to me. I don’t think I would have the guts to try that. It took me forever to even get used to the idea of zucchini in bread form.

    For me hobbies revolve around paint, beads, or cloth. I sort of cycle through them. When I get frustrated with one I tend to move on to one of the other two, just because it gives me a sort of break from that particular medium without cutting off the creative ideas all together. I also don’t spend as much time with my hobbies as I would like, which is sad, but it does make it easier to step away from a project to clear my head and refocus since I don’t count on it as a way to fill my time.

    …although I’m sure none of that was helpful :P

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