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Snowy Village Cakelet Pan

Snowy Village Cake Pan

Gingerbread houses may have some competition this year for edible Christmas decorations. Williams Sonoma has just released a new, limited edition Snowy Village Cakelet Pan for the season. The pan bakes up six small cakes in the shapes of show-covered fairytale homes. The cast-iron pan is made by NordicWare (as are just about all of Williams Sonoma’s special edition pans), so it’s a heavy-weight pan. It also has a nonstick finish to help preserve some of the details of the cakes when you release them onto a cooling rack before baking.

Most cakes are going to look cute on a cake stand, these cakes can actually become part of your decor. You can set them out at the beginning of the evening during a holiday event and leave them out to be admired before serving. They don’t need much decoration, but a dusting of powdered sugar will give them some “snow” and a few dots of colored icing and you’ll have a string of Christmas lights going around the entire village!

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14 Comments
  • Linda
    November 5, 2009

    That is pretty awesome. With a little effort you could have an amazing centerpiece for your table–and dessert too. Though some folks might have a hard time eating them they are so pretty.

  • Chris Mower
    November 5, 2009

    Ahh yes, edible decorations. Luv it.

  • Nutmeg Nanny
    November 5, 2009

    That is one of the most beautiful (and editable!) things I have seen. If I had the extra money I would be all over that set πŸ™‚

  • food.baby
    November 5, 2009

    That’s adorable! Very festive.

  • Cheryl
    November 5, 2009

    All I can say is WOW!! I have to try that for the holiday season but FIRST, my husband’s bday is next week and I would love to make him a cake that looks like a computer – can you recommend any pans or recipes? Thanks!!

  • linda
    November 6, 2009

    hi nicole,
    i am soooo excited…just ordered your cookbook & cannot wait for it to arrive…my measuring cups/spoons are poised, baking sheets/pans positioned & i am eager to re-create “your bites!!”

  • Joanne Yi
    November 6, 2009

    Hello Nicole! I received your cookbook that I ordered from Amazon; it arrived so fast (maybe because we’re both in California)! I can’t wait to start trying all of your wonderful recipes. Your blog has really taught and inspired me a lot. Thanks πŸ™‚

  • Thomson Grub
    November 7, 2009

    I like the way you presented the cake,, I like to eat this delicious cake right now..

  • That little cake village is so cute! What is the snowman made out of?

  • Black Singles
    November 9, 2009

    Aww…I love the holidays especially xmas season, this one is so festive. I am loving it!

  • BPI Certification
    May 5, 2010

    I can’t wait to start trying all of your wonderful recipes. Your blog has really taught and inspired me a lot. Thanks

  • Solar Power Training
    May 5, 2010

    Awesome Cake. I really this cakelate plan. Its delicious and tasty. Thanks for this delicious recipe.

  • wow gold
    May 15, 2010

    THis is really an awesome recipe. One of my favorite dish. Today I gonna prepare it in home.

  • natalie thomas
    October 27, 2010

    any idea where to buy this now…ebay has some but for $60-100!!!!!!

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