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Last Chance for Pumpkins

Fall is about to turn into winter for many of us, so what do you do with all those pumpkins that won’t make it through the cold? Make yummy foods from them, of course! And the best part is, you can use almost every part of the pumpkin, including all those seeds. Read on for a simple seed recipe – and snack on some math while the seeds are cooking.

Proud As a Pea…cake?

We just love this flashy cake and cupcake combo! It was made by Malizzi Cakes for a big wedding party. Peacocks are famous for their feathers, so what better way to show them off than with a stream of cupcakes? The bakers told us the main cake can serve 75 people. That’s not counting the 125 cupcakes, each with 4 pieces of frosting to make the feather “eye.” All that baking and decorating took about 8 hours. But it was worth it, and we bet the cake was eaten in way less time!

The Best Cupcake Combo

Just how many cupcakes do you have to eat in a variety pack until you end up with your favorite combination of cake and frosting? Read on to find out and do the yummy cupcake math!

One Gooey Layer after Another

Lasagna isn’t only a yummy, gooey pasta dish, but it’s also a recipe that’s full of math! Read on to layer on the yummy math in this fan favorite.

How to Share Hundreds of Cookies

We are loving this picture from our cookie-baking fans Avery and Mia S. It’s perfect for National Bake Cookies Day, which is today! Who baked the first ever cookie, by the way? It turns out they happened almost by accident: to test the oven. People would drip cake batter onto a pan and stick it […]

Number-Crushing Cupcake

If you’re really hungry, you can gulp down a cupcake in a few bites. But what about a 3-foot one that holds the record for the world’s largest cupcake? Read on to bake up the math in just how much stuff went into this cupcake – and chow down on the cupcake numbers!

How Do Doggie Treats Taste?

Dogs love their doggie biscuits, especially when the biscuit’s ginormous! But just how big is the world’s biggest dog treat? Read on to find out – and treat yourself to some tasty math.

The Secret to Super-Fluffy Snacks

What makes bread, cinnamon rolls, and other doughy snacks so fluffy? Read on to find out – and eat up the math in yummy foods that grow!

Show Me a Waffle

Today is Missouri’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with a waffle cone? After all, waffle cones were invented here in 1904. It was another great accidental food invention. An ice cream vendor at the World’s Fair ran out of paper cups. The friendly waffle maker next door rolled a thin waffle into […]

The State at the Center of It All

The next state on our trip is the Sunflower State, better known as Kansas. There’s some cool math happening here: the geographic center of the lower 48 states is in Kansas! Over 100 years ago, surveyors balanced a cardboard cutout of the U.S. on a pin, and found the center was near a town called […]

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