The Lemon Cake Male Objectification Experiment

As someone who likes to bake and doesn't own a car, I have schlepped a lot of cakes on a lot of trains. I've maneuvered pies over subway turnstiles and Tupperwares between strangers' elbows. What was unusual about this one lemon cake was that I wasn't carrying it—and that's where this experiment was born. » 1/06/15 12:15pm 1/06/15 12:15pm

NJ Bakery Shut Down for Brilliantly Putting Sugar into Sugar-Free Baked…

The stern hand of confectionary justice has forced a New Jersey bakery (it really couldn't have been anything other than a New Jersey bakery) to stop peddling its diabetes-inducing morsels after the FDA discovered that the bakery (which, again, is in New Jersey) was dumping assloads of sugar into its sugar-free baked… » 3/14/13 6:20pm 3/14/13 6:20pm

Girl Scouts Exec Steals $300K, Earns Grand Larceny Badge

A woman in charge of helping the Girl Scouts organization manage money has stolen a non-Thin Mint from her employer, and now she's Do-Si-Do'd her way into trouble with the law. » 10/05/11 11:30am 10/05/11 11:30am

The World's Grossest Scone

Yesterday, at a bakery which shall remain nameless, I witnessed perhaps the most sinister pastry ever. No, your eyes do not deceive you: That's indeed a diner-style "scone" studded with Oreos. It practically glowers, angered by its own existence. » 3/29/10 4:30pm 3/29/10 4:30pm

Cupcake Diplomacy

America's sweetest ambassador has hit the Middle East: Sugar Daddy's cupcake bakery now has three locations. Specialty flavors include "Blind Date, a sticky date cupcake with cream cheese frosting, and Ramadan cupcakes in flavors like pistachio with orange-blossom frosting." [NYT] » 9/23/09 1:30pm 9/23/09 1:30pm