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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Creepy Cake N Bake RIP WIP

You gotta have bats and skeletons and tombstones and ghosts. A bowl helps too.
I have such steep competition that I almost threw up my skeletons and said, "Forget it!" But I can't quit without  a try, so here's my Creepy Cake N Bake entry,
R.I.P ✟ W.I.P.

Creepy Step 1: Gather all your gear.

Creepy Step 2: Put on your best witch hat and if you have creepy fingers, put those on too. Then take out Betty. She's perfected the German Chocolate Cake, so why try to outdo perfection, especially when it's late and you needs some cake . . . fast?

Creepy Step 3: Dump the contents into a mixing bowl, add two eggs,  2/3 C. of oil,  1 1/3 C. water and beat the heck out of the batter for a couple of minutes.


Creepy (and most risky) Step 5: Taste, using long green finger. Yum!

Creepy Step 6: Bake with small chunk of brimstone (about 350 hellish degrees) for 45 minutes. When cool, frost with devilishly creamy chocolate. Frosting must include Vampyre bats and Ghostly peeps melted slowly and painfully in cauldron (not pictured here.) And Viola!  R.I.P ✝ W.I.P is complete. Want to see the results? BEWARE. It's CREEPY!

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Directed by J.M. McKenzie
Photographed by T.A. McKenzie
Lighting & Sound by C.L. McKenzie

The Creepy Cake N Bake-a-Thon is ON! VOTE for your favorite entry by commenting below. You can comment on EVERY Cake N Bake post, one entry per post, for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate from Barnes and Noble or an official Creepy Cake N Bake doll! Please include your email in order to be entered to win.


Trophies will be awarded on Halloween for the top creeptastic creations. Winners will be chosen by our special Celebrity Judge, http://adamrex.com">Adam Rex, author of such deliciously creepy creations such as FAT VAMPIRE, FRANKENSTEIN TAKES THE CAKE, FRANKENSTEIN MAKES A SANDWICH, and PSSST!
HERE ARE THE OTHER CREEPY ENTRIES:
Mon Oct. 3 - Saundra Mitchell
Wed Oct 5 - Stacey Jay
Friday Oct 7 - Erin Dionne
Saturday Oct 8 - Sydney Salter
Mon Oct 10 - Brenna Yovanoff
Wed Oct 12 - Tara Hudson
Friday Oct 14 - Karen Healey
Saturday Oct 15 - Robin Bridges
Mon Oct 17 - Michelle Zink
Friday Oct 21 - Victoria Schwab 

Saturday Oct 22 - C.Lee McKenzie [ THIS IS ME! PLEASE COME BACK AND GIVE ME YOUR VOTE. I SO WANT, CRAVE, NEED TO WIN SOMETHING . . . ANYTHING. ]
Sunday Oct 23 - E. Kristin Anderson
Mon Oct 24 - Natalie Zaman
Wed Oct 26 - Stephanie Burgis
Friday Oct 28 - Dawn Metcalf

23 comments:

  1. This is awesome! I love Halloween!
    I love all the photos leading up to the final creation! And Query Hell is so appropriate!!

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  2. LOL! Love this! Though I like to dismember my WIP's and bury them in unmarked graves! >:)

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  3. knew you and Jim were crazy and weird around Halloween :- Love and tell Travis he captured the weird really well.

    Cheers,

    Edwin

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  4. How could a writer not love this? Great job!

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  5. Love your warped humor, and I'm sure the cooking was helped along by you wearing a special witch hat. WIP, very funnnnnnny.

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  6. Thanks all, and yes, Catherine, I am a bit warped. Hey, I'm a writer. You know what happens to them!

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  7. I love it! I think I prefer your chocolate frosting coated Query Hell to the real one. :)

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  8. Creepy AND chocolatey!

    Are those skeletons glowing?

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  9. :D Love the fingers! Gotta come back to see the finished product though 'cause my darned iPad won't let me view the video.

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  10. Awesome! I'm craving chocolate cake now... :)

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  11. It's not Halloween without C Lee in her witch's hat. I think some smoke from dry ice would have enhanced the pictures ... and have brought back memories from parties at the International House!

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  12. Ah, yes. The old I-House days. Remember them well. What ever happened to Muffy? :0

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  13. A dry autumn chill
    sighs from an empty rib cage:
    "Rejected again."

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  14. So clever! Love the pics :) Heidi (at) yabibliophile (dot) com

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  15. LOVE It!

    P.S. Were you wearing the hat the whole time?!? Bonus points!

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  16. Fantastic, Lee!!!! Super creative, creepy, writing related, and funny! Good job. You get my vote.

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  17. LOL! This is great! =) Bravo to you and your witch hat and green fingers. =D



    jstradling (at) treasuretoyfoxterriers(dot)com

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  18. Query Hell? Hah! I love it! You should get extra points for baking in costume! Great work! :)

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  19. I saw this when Michelle posted the video! Awesome cake and I LOVE the in progress images. You rock!

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