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Is it a cake that eats like a pie or vice versa?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by orbitz, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

    Pumpple Cake

    The Flying Monkey bakery in Philadelphia created the Pumpple cake:
    Now serve this with a deep-fried turkey for your Thanksgiving dinner, and no one will be able to move afterward, LOL.
  2. Norlite

    Norlite Well-Known Member

    I want pie. I think I'll bake one or two.

    Yuk on this one though.
  3. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Past Prancer's Corridor

    I don't care if it's a pie or cake, it sounds disgusting to me. :scream:
    I think the Pumpple Cake should follow a turducken on the menu.
  4. Reuven

    Reuven Official FSU Alte Kacher

    Don’t let Jamesy near the place....
  5. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

    I don't know what it is, but it sounds DISGUSTING.
    Angela-Fan and (deleted member) like this.
  6. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

    Looks DISGUSTING also.
  7. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

    Maybe it's a subtle weight-loss thing because the picture actually put me off the thought of cake OR pie.
  8. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

    It looks like one of those Carvel's ice-cream cake that you can buy at your local market freezer section. The next step is to stick cookies and brownies inside there also, LOL.

    I would probably take a bite if there's a piece nearby :shuffle:.
  9. overedge

    overedge Janny uber

    This looks like something Sandra Lee would make. (<--not a compliment)
  10. Japanfan

    Japanfan Well-Known Member

    What's the point of a cake like this? A cake and a pie don't go together well. You don't want pie crust in cake or chocolate icing on apple pie.

    I had a similar reaction to the fried Mars bar. Such extreme foods are the trend and I think that people in the food industry should find better things to do with their time.
  11. bobalina77

    bobalina77 Duck Hunter

    I could see it if it were an ice cream cake with pie inside. Pie and ice cream make sense. This is just weird lol.
  12. uyeahu

    uyeahu Agitator. Sharpie lover (figuratively speaking).

    I actually had an amazing and strange cake combo at the Landmark Diner in Atlanta a few weeks back. It was a delicious cheesecake baked inside a traditional vanilla cake shell with a dark chocolate ganache icing. And it was delicious.
  13. CantALoop

    CantALoop Well-Known Member

    Even the name is vaguely disgusting - "pumpple" is only two letters off from "pimple".
  14. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

    :lol: That's exactly what I thought!
  15. Gypsy

    Gypsy Watching the Leaves Change!

    My niece (has her own bakery business) made a carrot cake similar to this and offers a devils food cake as well.
    It is very pretty to look at.
    It is a three tiered cake, one layer cake, middle layer cheesecake, top layer cake then frosted with her buttercream (vanilla or chocolate), or cream cheese for the carrot cake.

    It is sinfully wonderful.

    This other "thing" looks nasty.
  16. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

    Do not mention that first sentence in Scotland. You'll get lynched. Fried Mars bars are apparently a longstanding and very dearly-loved food item. Though to be honest from the sound of it they'll deep-fry anything that holds still long enough. (My mother swears deep-fried pickles actually taste quite good.) I actually gave the fried oreos a try at the county fair this year (fried everything is a fair food thing and once a year, hey...I only have a corn dog once a year, too, so why not.) Not BAD, actually, but like flourless chocolate cake it's not something I'd want to eat very often. From a culinary standpoint at least fried sweets or certain fried proteins make a degree of sense (nice texture/flavor results) but...this is like mashing up food together and eating the result and it's just wrong.

    Of course I have a compulse need to separate certain foods into components before eating them, so this is like the antithesis of how I eat pie.
  17. escaflowne9282

    escaflowne9282 Reformed Manspreader

    LMAO! That was my first thought! I was reminded of the Edible-Hate Crime cake that she made when I thought of the combination of apple pie and chocolate.

    But honestly, Apple and Pumpkin pie together? If that combination of flavors isn't weird enough , chocolate and vanilla cakes and buttercream mixed with it... URP!
  18. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

  19. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

  20. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

    There are no words for this. LOL