Queen Elizabeth Insisted on Cutting Her Cake with a Sword

  • Earlier this weekend, at an event for volunteers organizing next year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrating the Queen’s 70th year on the throne, the Queen hilariously cut a cake with a sword.
    • The Queen insisted on using a ceremonial sword to cut the cake at the event, a move that caused Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Kate Middleton to laugh.
      • “I know there is,” she said when someone reminded her that there was a knife available to cut the cake with. “This is something that is more unusual.”

        Queen Elizabeth II will cut cakes however she sees fit, with whatever she sees

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        Litchfield Unveils Bicentennial Cake | The Journal-News

        The city of Litchfield unveiled their birthday cake, commemorating Montgomery County’s bicentennial, displayed in the center of downtown Litchfield on the corner of Route 16 and State Street in Carnegie Park.

        Montgomery County will celebrate its 200th birthday on Saturday, June 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Butler with a live pioneer scene, petting zoo, antique tractors and cars, wood carving, more than 50 booths and historic displays, and live entertainment.

        In honor of continued growth for the county, Litchfield created a living birthday cake. The body of the cake is made of hundreds of

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        The 20 best easy cake recipes | Cake

        I have a secret confession to make. I have (whisper it) yet to bake a cake. But now I have no excuse. Presenting 20 sublime, simple recipes to make you and me into a Prue or Paul. We have the buttercream of the cake-baking world: Jeremy Lee, Yotam Ottolenghi, Benjamina Ebuehi. There’s Meera Sodha’s salted miso brownies, Nigella Lawson’s birthday custard sponge, Anna Jones’s cardamom and carrot cake. There are cupcakes, sheet bakes, strawberry and cream cakes. And they are all, honestly, easy. I might have to buy an apron. It’s nearly time for tea. Ready. Steady. Bake!

        These citrussy

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        Girl, 3, requests morbid ‘Lion King’ scene on birthday cake so she can have it all to herself

        A request from a 3-year-old girl celebrating her birthday went viral when pictures of her birthday cake were posted online by her family.

        The special request from the birthday girl, Leona, was that her cake depict the scene from “The Lion King” where Mufasa, Simba’s father, dies.

        And Leona had a reason for such a seemingly morbid request.

        “Everyone will be too sad to eat the cake and it will be all for me,” she said, according to a Twitter post by her uncle, Casey Feigh.

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        How to Make Traditional Tres Leches Cake: Simple Recipe to Follow

        Chef Pati Jinich remembers growing up in Mexico City and, when it was time to celebrate, she and her family headed straight to Macram, a regional chain that specialized in one thing. “This was a tres leches bakery,” she remembers. “You would go there for a birthday cake or for Sunday comida. Bringing the cake back home was a big event.”

        Jinich has since perfected the traditional tres leches cake recipe and many adaptations, having to make it out of necessity when she first came to the U.S. more than two decades ago. “When I first moved here, you

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        Taking the cake | Save The Rhino

        Birthday celebrations are great. You get to be surrounded by your friends and family, and generally, there’s cake and presents. But they can be so much more. Many of our supporters use their birthday as an opportunity to help save rhinos.

        In 2019, 9-year-old Isla from South Africa wrote all about why she has been asking for donations to Save the Rhino International instead of presents for her birthday since she turned six. To date she has raised £880 for rhino conservation.


        Isla – Rhino Warrior, 9 years old

        I remember the first rhino calf I ever saw. It was

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        A Coconut Cake for the Ages

        No one has ever complimented me on my decisiveness. It takes me forever to make a decision, and then, when I do, I second-guess it, myself and the universe. Given my constitutional aversion to choosing one of anything, when we had to move out of our house last fall for a renovation we committed to in more normal times, I surprised myself by finding it easy to pick the kitchen tools I’d take with me to the rental cottage. I packed a couple of spatulas and whisks, a fish turner, a Microplane grater, a ruler, scissors, a mashing fork I

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        ‘Lion King’ cake: 3-year-old girl requests Mufasa cake for her birthday

        Leona, a 3-year-old girl who recently celebrated her birthday, didn’t want anyone else to have a slice of her cake.

        So she devised a plan — make people too sad to eat the cake.

        So, Leona requested that her birthday cake depict the scene from “The Lion King” where Mufasa dies. Yes, the scene where Uncle Scar lets Mufasa fall off the cliff right in front of Simba, according to NBC News.

        “Everyone will be too sad to eat the cake and it will be all for me,” she said, according to a Twitter post, which was

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        Love Cake? You Dont Wanna Miss These Korean Bento Cakes

        Bento cakes? Mini cakes? Minimalist cakes? Call them what you want, but these adorable little cakes have taken the internet by storm. They are widely popular in South Korea and since the Hallyu wave is going strong in India, it is no surprise that many talented home chefs have picked up on this trend. Their dreamy colour palette makes them an aesthetic powerhouse and paired with the fact that they come snuggled in a lunch box, how do you bring yourself to cut into these beauties?

        The term ‘Bento’ originates from Japan and literally translates to ‘convenient’ or ‘convenience’. In

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