Make Your Next Birthday Cake a Loaf Cake

Welcome to Ask Elazar, a column in which Eater staff writer Elazar Sontag answers your highly specific and pressing cooking questions.


My second birthday-within-quarantine is coming up (:sobs:) and while I am a very novice baker (emphasis on VERY NOVICE) I would at least like to make myself a cake. Do you have a suggestion for what to bake that feels festive but also not huge, since I live in a two-person household and don’t want to be eating cake for a week?

Happy birthday! Hopefully this is your last pandemic celebration, and next year we’ll all be back

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