Today is the day of winter solstice. The shortest day of the year, or, the longest night of the year, however you prefer to look at it.

Celebrate by baking a dark chocolate cake and decorate it with a frosted image of the sun. If you’re not into cake decorating, then try making a yellow cake in a tube pan so that it already resembles a sun. Dust it with powdered sugar, and no need to frost it.

If you’re up for it, stay up all night and make sure the sun rises.

(Image credit: sovpag)

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