How to Bake a Cake Preheat oven; get out utensils and ingredients. Remove blocks and toy autos from table. Grease pan, crack nuts. Measure two cups of flour, remove baby's hands from flour, wash flour off baby, remeasure flour. Put flour, baking power, and salt in sifter. Get dustpan and brush up pieces of bowl baby knocked on the floor. Get another bowl Answer doorbell Return to kitchen, remove baby's hands from bowl. Wash baby. Answer phone. Return. Remove one-fourth inch salt from greased pan. Look for baby. Grease another pan. Answer telephone. Return to kitchen and find baby. Remove his hands from bowl. Take up greased pan and find layer of nutshells in it. Head for baby, who flees, knocking bowl off table. Wash kitchen floor, table, walls, dishes. Call baker. Lie down.