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November Cakes

For those of you who've read The Scorpio Races, you'll know what these are. And for those of you who haven't yet (it's due out tomorrow), you'll soon be in for a treat. Reading about the November cakes was like reading about the Cinnamon Rolls as Big as Your Head from Sunshine. You just want one Right Now. Served at the local bakery and festival around race time, the description of the November cakes made my mouth water while reading. And then Maggie went and posted her very own recipe for them, and I just had to try making them for dessert yesterday. I had to grin as I ate one, picturing Finn smiling as he placed one in Puck's hand and Sean and Puck munching on them quietly as they sat atop the cliffs gazing out to sea.

So, here's the recipe:
November Cakes recipe
And here's what it makes:
Yum.

Comments

  1. Anonymous11:37 AM

    Why does this food make me more excited about the book than the great reviews for the book do? hmm...this says something [probably none too flattering, lol] about me...

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  2. I can't believe you got this! I go to her site a lot but didn't see this. I wanted it ever since I read the book. Thanks for posting it - I am posting my review next Sunday and I will add it and cite you for it - yay!

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  3. librarian, lol. I totally understand. Somehow, knowing your senses are going to be engaged can be a big draw for a book you weren't sold on.

    rhapsody, me too! I was so excited when I saw it was real. Can't wait to read your review.

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  4. There's a recipe?! I'm totally making these. I can still see and feel the sticky glaze dripping on Puck's palm on the cliffs.

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  5. Holly, yes! Oh, yes . . .

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  6. Anonymous1:40 PM

    Oh sweet heavens thank you for posting this! I just read FYA's review and started foaming at the mouth when I read about cake, period. This is awesome and sounds so tasty!

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  7. covergirl, lol. You're welcome!

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  8. I LOVE this! Both that there's a recipe and that you made them :) I just bought The Scorpio Races and I can't wait to start!

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  9. Alexa, doesn't the whole thing just make you grin? Enjoy the book. It's special.

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  10. Oh, beautiful. I'm glad these will become part of the mythology, aren't you?

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