When I first head about pumpple – a combination of two kinds of cake and two kinds of pie – I assumed it must be the dessert of master chefs. Wedding cakes? Pah! Anyone can make a wedding cake. Only heroes can make pie-cake. Seriously. Look at this thing:
No. I was wrong. Turns out it’s totally, insanely easy.
Which is good, because my best friend’s (and sometimes man panelist!) birthday was coming up, and for months, he’s been saying all he wants is a pie cake. And I make happiness happen for people.
Look, even for me, it was very easy. I am saying that by my non-cookery standards. Now, to be fair, I imagine you can make it a lot more difficult if you do everything from scratch, but hahahahaahaha, no, I have a life. And by “a life” I mean “‘The Awful Truth’ isn’t going to watch itself, and Cary Grant is about to watch some dancing”. You know, before we start cooking, let’s all watch this together, it’s really funny:
I am deeply in love with Cary Grant.
I would bake a cake with two pies in it for him.
See how I tied that back?
Okay, so, here is how you start: