The 12 Days of Christmas

Day #9On the Ninth Day of Christmas

My true love asked for a cake.

So I looked through my easy recipes,

And found something new to bake.

Start by baking a plain white cake in a 9×13 pan. Follow recipe on box. After it’s completely cooled, take the handle side of a wooden spoon or spatula and poke holes all over the top, approximately an inch apart, going all the way to the bottom.

Next, in a side bowl, mix 1 box of your favorite flavor of jello with 1 cup of boiling water. Stir. Once powder is dissolved, mix in another quarter cup of cold water. Pour liquid over cake, letting it seep into the holes. Let cool for one hour.

Thaw a small container of cool whip in refrigerator. When it’s soft enough to spread, cover top of cake. Variations: for the holidays, I recommend cherry, strawberry, or strawberry-banana flavored jello. Depending on the flavor you pick, you can add sliced fruit on top of the cool whip. Or you can shake green and red sprinkles for a more festive look. Instead of a 9×13, you can also make two 9” round cakes and stack with cool whip in between the layers in addition to covering the entire outside. Or make cupcakes and poke four holes in the top of each. For more flavor, use 2 boxes of jello and 2 cups of boiling water, with half cup cold water.

Now help me welcome Meda White, who released the first book in her new series just this summer.

Play with my Heart by Meda White

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Southern musician and closet geek Liz Baker enjoys her quiet life. While in Los Angeles helping her brother with a house project, the simple life gets complicated when British television actor Ian Clarke walks into the picture.

Ian enjoys his celebrity status in Hollywood and is determined nothing and no one will get in the way of his plans for success on the big screen. He never counted on meeting a woman like Liz, but she’s the only one who can help him with a personal problem.

Forced into close quarters where priorities and cultures clash, an intense attraction catches them both by surprise. Secrets, old lovers and the paparazzi threaten their new dreams and a chance for love could be lost forever.

Play With My Heart is a finalist in the 2014 BTS Reader’s Choice Red Carpet Awards.

Pick up your copy today from Amazon.

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As part of The 12 Days of Christmas celebration, Meda donated Bodycology Moroccan shower gel & lotion, plus author swag to the prize list. Click HERE for this and many more random drawings. To follow the celebration, find a new recipe, pick up a holiday decorating or shopping tip, click HERE.

About the Author

Meda White was born with Georgia clay running through her veins, and she continues to enjoy the Southern lifestyle with her husband and Collie.

She’s a member of Romance Writers of America and affiliate chapters: Southern Magic, Georgia Romance Writers, and Contemporary Romance Writers.

When not writing, you might find her singing harmony, attempting to play guitar, shooting zombie targets, quoting movie lines, traveling, teaching yoga, or explaining the meaning of her unusual first name.

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