And then my dear friend Commander Bill from the Disabled American Vets called. He’s been calling now for over 30 years and his voice never changes. I feel like saying, “Bill, if you want to come clean out my crawl space-you can have it-it’s yours.” But Bill is probably too old for that now.
|Butter and Sugar (no fair dipping)|
It continued with a special survey call from the Republicans, or maybe it was the Democrats. I guess it could have even been the Tea Party, but I hung up. I’m just not ready for that yet.
And so it was that I found myself needing sugar. A quick fix- to take myself from my slump, well, I guess to another slump. A sugar slump. But I did need a cake after all to celebrate the good news about my CASA kiddos. And I am giving it away for them to celebrate with. The problem is---- I made two… Well, I guess that’s another story.
|Notice the pink sprinkles|
3/4c melted butter
1 1/2c sugar
1 1/2t vanilla
1t almond extract
1 1/2c flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt butter in bowl in micro. Stir in sugar. Stir in eggs until mixed. Add extracts. Add salt and flour. Spread batter into 9”round greased pan. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 30-35 minutes-30 if you like it gooey.
|Out of the oven|
|Just a slice|