Welcome to Muddy's Fun House: Super Fantastic At Home Bake-a-long and Variety Show... with your host, Kat from Muddy's!
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In our 8th episode, we put on our scientist hats and do an experiment! You'll learn all about cake flour and make a deliciously tender cream cheese pound cake. We also interview a local high school student about her adventures in journalism. It's a fun one!
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Without further ado... here is episode 8!
Ingredient List for the Bake-a-long:
HALF RECIPE – 1 8x4” loaf pan
173g (1 1⁄2 c) cake flour
1⁄4 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
170 g (3/4 c) butter, softened
113 g (4 oz) cream cheese
300g (1 1⁄2 c) sugar
1 tsp vanilla OR lemon oil
Show Notes for this Episode:
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Mail Bag segment begins at 1:12
--Yay! What's the difference between cake flour and all purpose? Why and when to use one and not the other? Find out!
Bake-a-long chapter begins at 7:56
--Looking to up your Pyrex loaf pan game?
--Making yours lemon? I love using lemon oil instead of extract.
--Need cake flour or other baking essentials? Check out our wee Wednesday market!
--Want a refresher on "softened" butter? Check out Ep. 6 at min. 22:35
"The News" chapter begins at 41:32
--I am so inspired by Gahana! It's wonderful to see this rising 11th grader working hard over the summer to keep learning and growing.
--Take Gahana's "get started" challenge! Choose someone in your family to "interview" and ask them questions about their life-- maybe even what they feel is their greatest achievement.
Submit a question for a future "mail bag" portion!
Email kat(at)muddysbakeshop.com or send a real letter (yay!) to
Muddy's Bake Shop attn: Fun House
2497 Broad Ave #101 Memphis, TN 38112
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Special mad props to:
Kirby for rockin' those editing skills; Susan, Tom, and Natalie for sparking a super fun kitchen experiment; Lindye M. for being an amazing baker and teaching me lots about both baking & life; Gahana for graciously letting me interview her; and, of course, all our wonderful patrons on Patreon!