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Disappointment: This is mostly a true story.
Posted by MissAnnie, Jan 3, 2011. 1887 views. ID = 4283


Posted by MissAnnie, Jan 3, 2011. 1887 views. ID = 4283
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This is mostly a true story. I have had similar experiences in the past, such that Santa got tired of flat muffins and gave me a can of baking powder.
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The Great Baking Disappointment

I knew I shouldn’t have done it. I just thought I remembered how. Oh what a mistake! It was a miserable mess!

I was making muffins. I was sure they would come out fine, even though I lost my recipe. I remembered everything, I thought.


It was for my little brother’s birthday. I was pressed for time, and I scooped them into the pan. Then I put them in the oven and set the timer for twenty minutes. Then I went to wrap his present.

Ding! Ding! The timer went off. I hurried to the kitchen to check the muffins. Oh no! They weren’t burned, oh no, far from it. They were flat! Flat as pancake! I forgot the baking powder!

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Jan 4, 2011
I like this, mostly because I have had similar experiences!
   ~Posted by Scott, Jan 4, 2011

Jan 4, 2011
Thanks! I'm glad I'm not the only one who makes mistakes like this!
   ~Posted by MissAnnie, Jan 4, 2011

Mar 29, 2011
I'm cracking up because I did this with a cake once, maybe twice.
   ~Posted by vessels, Mar 29, 2011

Mar 29, 2011
I haven't done it with a cake.... yet!
   ~Posted by MissAnnie, Mar 29, 2011

Jun 15, 2013
Several months after writing this piece, I was told that we had no more Tapioca starch. It had been stored in an old baking powder tub...

Need I say more?
   ~Posted by MissAnnie, Jun 15, 2013

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