Tricknology: Sandra Lee’s Trojan Horse Kwanzaa Cake.

This is abominable on several levels:

Celebrate the ancestors — and further bolster the disproportionate rates of Type-II diabetes in black communities? No one’s falling for your creamy, decadent attempts at genocide, lady!


Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.

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  • DeliaChristina

    I don’t understand what I’m watching.

    • G.D.

      i like to think the donut hole in the middle represents the Middle Passage.

  • Kia, JD

    That doesn’t even look like anything anyone black would eat. I call shenanigans! Gov. Cuomo, get your girl.

    • G.D.

      can you imagine what banquets at the governor’s mansion will look like? 3-foot-tall strawberry shortcakes, and her famous meat loaf:

  • rikyrah

    Sandra Lee is abominable because she got a COOKING SHOW with over half the ingredients already done.

    SEMI homemade?


    The KWANZAA Cake makes me LOL every time I see it.

  • Joshunda

    Last year at the holiday party, I was drinking a lot and almost burst into real tears of rage talking about this stupid cake.
    Now, all of my co-workers send me the various iterations of Sandra Lee and this stupid effing cake, all year long.

    She’s getting a lot of shine this season.

    I don’t know if it’s the Corn Nuts or the Apple Filling that really send me right over the top. It might be the Corn Nuts.

  • haiba

    Corn nuts representing Acorns? This is a mess.

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