Celebrating 2 Years With a PB&J Sandwich Cake & Giveaway!

by Kathy Strahs on March 23, 2011 · 163 comments

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Yes, it’s a CAKE!

That seriously looks like a real peanut butter and jelly sandwich, doesn’t it? No kidding, within 1 minute of seeing Sneh’s Cakewich (that’s what this is called) on Cook Republic, I had one-click ordered a Cakewich pan from Amazon. This blog turns 2 years old today and I’m celebrating with a fun, toddler-approved cake (at least the toddlers who live in my house loved it)!

As cute as it is, this cake tastes even better. In fact, I delighted in this pound cake as much as with the Meyer Lemon Whipping Cream Pound Cake I raved about a few weeks ago (yes, it’s been a pound cake kind of month). The cake itself is very moist and flavorful – even after five days at room temperature on my kitchen island – and that frosting is like peanut butter’s richer, sweeter, fluffier cousin. It’s definitely more than a gimmick, this cake is legit. If you’d like to see how I made this massive cake sandwich, check out today’s post on my other blog, Panini Happy.

Cakewich Silicone Pan Giveaway – 2 Winners! [THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED]

See the Cakewich Silicone Baking Pan on AmazonIn celebration of two years of Cooking On the Side, I would love to send two readers one of these Cakewich silicone baking pans. Here are four ways to enter, you can do any or all of them (please leave separate comments for each entry):

  • Leave a comment on this post sharing the most unusual cake you’ve ever made, seen or eaten.
  • “Like” Cooking on the Side on Facebook
  • Subscribe to free updates from Cooking On the Side via e-mail or RSS
  • Follow me @paninikathy on Twitter

The giveaway will close on Monday, March 28, 2011 at noon PDT. I will use random.org to select two winners to receive the Cakewich pans and announce the winners in this post. Apologies to my international readers, due to shipping costs I can only send the prize to U.S. addresses.

**UPDATED 3/29/11 – Congratulations to the winners!

Congrats to Cheryl (#98) and ironchefman (#103)!
Congrats to the Cakewich pan winners, Cheryl (#98) and ironchefman (#103)!

This giveaway is sponsored by yours truly. 🙂


Happy Birthday, Cooking On the Side!



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Mindy March 28, 2011 at 8:45 AM

I have to say that your cake here is the most unusual! (Is that cheating? It’s true, though…) My daughter has requested a Milles Feuilles crepe cake for her 5th birthday, so that may be the most unusual cake I’ll have seen…once I make it! 😉 I can’t wait to see what she requests when she turns 15!
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Mindy March 28, 2011 at 8:46 AM

I like you on Facebook!
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Mindy March 28, 2011 at 8:46 AM

I subscribe to your feed!
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Mindy March 28, 2011 at 8:47 AM

And finally…I follow you on Twitter!

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Megan March 28, 2011 at 8:52 AM

I’ve never really made any unusual cakes but my favorite is a Bushe de Noel.

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Megan March 28, 2011 at 8:53 AM

I follow you on Facebook

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Megan March 28, 2011 at 8:53 AM

And on Twitter!

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Megan March 28, 2011 at 8:55 AM

And I just added you to my Google reader. Happy 2 year anniversary.

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D. Dallas March 28, 2011 at 11:47 AM

Absolutely darling. I hope I win!

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Robyn | Add a Pinch March 30, 2011 at 5:41 PM

Golly bum! This is sooo cool. I need one of these!!!
Robyn | Add a Pinch´s last blog post ..Honey Cinnamon Cookies

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Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper May 20, 2011 at 9:14 AM

I featured this recipe today on Fun Friday Finds over on my blog. If you have a minute to stop by to check it out that would be great.
http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

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