Eating Styles: Cake Frosting Edition! Sam November 26, 2012 Eating Styles 8 Comments It’s Monday, meaning it’s time for another Eating Styles poll. This week’s question, which comes to us from reader Not-So-Famous Dave, is similar to one we asked quite a while ago about cupcakes, but this time it’s about cake. Do you eat your cake frosting first, last, or meter it out? Now, you might be wondering, “What’s the point of asking the same question twice?” Number one, cake and cupcakes are very different. Cupcakes are round and portion-controlled. Cake is square and the size is volatile – you might have way more frosting leftover than you can handle. Not to mention the edge pieces that pose a potentially disastrous extra wall of frosting. But the main reason we’re asking a similar question again is because of NATIONAL CAKE DAY!!! Now get to your nearest bakery and start celebrating! (I’m picturing a cake with the words “Happy National Cake Day” on it, and I love the redundancy) Do you eat the frosting first, or do you save it for last? Or do you meter out frosting with each bite of cake? Vote for how you eat cake frosting, So Good readers, and explain in the comments below. Take Our Poll The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Sam My name is Sam and all I care about is food. Latest posts by Sam (see all) Quick Bite: French Toast Crunch - March 8, 2014 Eating Styles: Would You Eat Horse Meat? - November 18, 2013 Deep Fried Everything Ep 153 - November 14, 2013 8 Responses Annie November 26th, 2012 i hate frosting and may eat a bite or two, but most of the time i eat around it of scoop it off. Reply krisk November 26th, 2012 There is usually too much frosting for me. I’ll eat a little bit and leave the rest on the plate. Reply Brad November 26th, 2012 Other. I don’t like frosting. Reply Kathie November 26th, 2012 I love frosting! I save the best for last Reply Simon Calls November 26th, 2012 Attention frosting lovers and cake lovers alike! There are currently job postings seeking pastry chefs at cilantro.com. Also, CBS is starting a baking competition reality show and is looking for ‘sweets’ experts to be judges… Reply Heidi November 26th, 2012 I meter out what’s left after scraping most of it off. It’s usually too little cake, too much frosting. Reply jilliann November 26th, 2012 i always thought i hated frosting until i tried swiss meringue buttercream. but since most cake is not made with that i tend to just scrape it off and give it to someone else/throw it away. Reply Not-so-famous Dave November 27th, 2012 I would like all you “too much frosting” folks to call me next time you are invited to a wedding, a shower, a funeral luncheon…anywhere they’re serving cake. I will happily follow you through the serving line and take all y’alls frosting! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.