Saturday, September 6, 2008

Christopher Robin is giving a party!

"Oh! said Pooh. ... Will there be those little cake things with pink sugar icing?" - A. A. Milne

Can't you just hear Pooh saying that?

It doesn't really have anything to do with my PINK SATURDAY post...I just think it's cute. But, did you know that the color pink makes us crave sugar? ...and yellow and blue and green and purple and.....well, you get the picture!

Honey Cake
Winnie-the-Pooh's Teatime Cookbook
by A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard

1¾ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup milk
2 eggs
½ cup butter (1 stick),softened
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup honey
powdered sugar, for decoration

Preheat oven to 375°F. Sift dry ingredients together. While mixing, slowly add milk, eggs, softened butter, vanilla, and honey. When a creamy batter has formed, pour into 2 greased 9-inch round cakepans. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until brown around the edges. Sprinkle with powdered sugarand allow to cool for 10 minutes in pan before serving. Serves 12

Now for my pinks for this Saturday:

This Bohemian art glass plate looks to be a watermelon color - it's really a very pretty shade of pink and transparent...hard to see that here.

This is a rose that lights up. My husband bought it for me when he went on a business trip. I love it!

The plate usually sits behind the rose on a bookshelf in our living room.



Darlene said...

That plate and rose are gorgeous together. Happy Pink Saturday!


Happy Pink Saturday!

I really find this PINK glass plate incredibly interesting!

~ Gabriela ~

Adrienne said...

Hi Deborah -
I love Winnie the Pooh and the gang! Wouldn't it be fun to go to their party? Your plate and rose are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing them today.

Becky said...

Happy Pink Saturday.
The plate is so pretty!


So pretty and so unique!! Pooh is the best too!!! Hope to join back in Fave Foto Friday next week!!! Tryin' to get back in the swing of things 'round here!!
Have a wonderful day!

Smilingsal said...

Sweet husband must have eaten some of Pooh's cake. Happy Pink Saturday!

Melissa's Cozy Teacup said...

Oh, no! My favorite color is making me fat!

Virginia said...

Love all your pinks.
Have a Happy Pink Saturday!
Blessings, Virginia

Jeanne said...

Deborah, cheer up. If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done. I live it! Smile. You will be ready.

Your plate is beautiful and so is the rose light. Together they look perfect.

Just in case I don't get to say it, have the most wonderful trip. You will be in my prayers for a safe trip out and back.

Hugs... Jeanne

Vanessa Greenway said...

Winnie the Pooh is just the cutest! I love that pink dish, great rose details. Have a wonderful time on your trip! We'll miss ya! Love, Vanessa

Crystal ~ CJO Glassware & Gifts said...

What a thoughtful & sweet gift from your hubby. I love the way they look together.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Be said...

Deborah, I just love how you tied this in to the cakes with pink sugar icing. Winnie the Pooh holds a special place in my heart.

Your plate and rose are lovely, and they look so nice placed together.

Have a wonderful trip. We will await your return.

Beverly said...

Oops, that was me. I pressed the enter key before I typed in my name.

Rosie's Whimsy said...

Love that plate, Deborak. Too pretty to eat on but oh wouldn't it look pretty with big hunk of pink frosted cake on it!

((hugs)) Rosie

Kathy said...

Sweet, sweet pink things! Thanks for the recipe too!

Patricia said...

Happy Pink Saturday1 Lovely photos.

YayaOrchid said...

Ooh! thank you for sharing that yummy honey cake recipe!

Love your pink items, Deb! The plate and flower are so pretty!

Heather said...

Pooh makes me smile always!! What a lovely light your hubby bought you!!

Joy said...

Both the plate and rose light are fantastic!

dana said...


Just got your comment about going to Australia! How wonderful! That is a place my husband has always wanted to visit! Hope your trip is wonderful.

Love that light up rose! Such a sweet gift. Dana

Marina Capano said...

Hi! Happy pink saturday! what a nice pink things! so cute,I love Winnie the Pooh !
visit me anytime...



Tricia said...

Happy Pink Saturday to you and Pooh too!

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Oh, a Pooh Bear recipe! Now, that's a treat for a Saturday evening!

Lovely pink plate!

Barrie said...

Good for Pooh and his gang of pink cake lovers! Happy Pink Saturday!

Margie said...

I love Winnie the Pooh, he's so adorable! Your *pink* plate is such a lovely color!

Grandma Faith said...

I'm still visiting Pink Saturday Blogs. Your pink plate and rose are beautiful. They compliment each other so well. Take care.