Skip to comments.Harvard Students Invent Cake From a Spray Can
Posted on 07/21/2014 9:41:00 PM PDT by Enterprise
For two Harvard University undergrads, what began as "an excuse to eat a lot of cake" may turn into the invention of a lifetime. John McCallum, a 20-year-old from Louisiana, was daydreaming about cake his freshman year during his Science of Cooking class when he happened to see someone spraying whipped cream and thought to himself, why not spray cake? Is that possible? He and his girlfriend and fellow student Brooke Nowakowski went on to prove that it is, winning first place and $10,000 in the 2014 Harvard Innovation challenge, reports ABC News. Their "Spray Cake" involves spraying cake batter from a can, then cooking it for one minute in a microwave. You can also cook it in a traditional oven, and they say it will cook faster than typical batter because the spraying helps release air bubbles inside, prompting it to rise in the absence of baking soda or baking powder.
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“Both are careful to say that Spray Cake isn’t meant to replace cakes baked lovingly from scratch, but is instead an improvement over ready-bake mixes.”
Boy, that dump cake lady ain’t gonna be happy about this!
Perhaps they shall call it Cake Whiz.
So.... load this stuff into a a 3D printer and one could have a custom cake shop. Cakes ready in 5 minutes.
Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but if this was invented on the Harvard campus, in a Harvard dorm (house), on Harvard class time, dollars to doughnuts Harvard will lay claim to all royalties, profits, proceeds, and everything else monetary/financial related to the invention.
EasyBake in a Can!
Harvard owns Facebook?
I can visualize this stuff being sold in a 1950s TV advert. Some young woman is planning a party, but she realizes that she doesn’t have time to bake a swell cake...
Harvard owns anything invented/created at Harvard and/or on Harvard property.
Personally, I hope they can keep their patent and make a fortune, but...
Aye, ya can eat spray cake, but it tastes like..............................
Cause it took one minute to bake it
I wasn’t sure that we could fake it,
But we’ll never have that recipe again!
Whooah ohhhhhhhh, whoooooooooaahhh ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Comments on this thread crack me up!!
As Betty the Crock has crossed over to promote the joy of being ‘gay’ Perhaps this new cake will possibly take her place. Can we now have spray pancakes and waffles? Cookies?
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