Smorgasbord Poetry – Which Cake? by Robbie Cheadle

Thanks for sharing this poem, Sally. I still haven’t decided on which cake…

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Today Robbie Cheadle ponders the question about what cake to bake for her husband and his impending birthday. There is already so much baking going on in the Cheadle household that coming up with something special to surprise him is going to be a challenge.

Which cake?

My hubby’s birthday is coming
I must make him a cake,
It really hard to decide,
Which one I should bake.

Should it be chocolate
Decorated with cherries,
Or a meringue tower
With cream and wild berries.

A gingerbread house,
Covered in bright sweets,
A selection of pastries,
Filled with sweetmeats.

Something quite tart,
Like lemon and lime.
Or a baked cheesecake,
With tastes quite sublime.

Something quite simple,
Like scones, jam and cream.
Or a yummy treacle pudding,
Cooked in a basin, over steam.

So many delicious choices,
What would he like best?
I’ll conjure up a surprise,
And put it to…

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22 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Poetry – Which Cake? by Robbie Cheadle

  1. I never have trouble deciding what to make for my Hub’s birthday. It’s been his favourite for over forty years – strawberry torte. Now my granddaughter helps decorate it, which makes it extra special. It’s a family favourite.

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