Friday, November 15

How To Bake a Cake

Light the oven, get out the bowl, spoons and all the ingredients.

Grease the pan and crack the nuts.

Remove 18 building blocks and seven toy cars from the kitchen table.

Measure two cups of flour. Remove Johnny's hands from the flour. Wash flour off Johnny.

Put flour, baking powder and salt in sifter. Get dustpan and sweep up the pieces of bowl that Johnny knocked on the floor.

Get another bowl.

Go answer the front doorbell.

Return to kitchen.

Remove Johnny's hands from the bowl. Wash Johnny.

Get out egg.

Answer the phone.

Return. Pick up greased pan.

Remove 1/4 inch of salt from pan. Glare for Johnny.

Return to kitchen and find Johnny. Remove his hands from bowl. Wash shortening, etc. off him.

Pick up greased pan and find 1/4 inch layer of nutshells in it.

Head for Johnny, who flees, knocking bowl off table.

Wash the kitchen floor. Wash table. Wash walls. Wash dishes.

Call the baker and order cake.


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