A friend of mine let slip that he's never celebrated his birthday. Just not part of his culture. Ive decided that this year I'm making him a cake. The only problem is that i have no idea what kind of cake he is wanting. Pretty sure there is a language disconnect happening.
He told me he loves "gâteau," but to me that just means "cake" in french (neither of us speak french) and isn't a special type of cake. I asked him to describe the cake he wants but that only confused me more. He said "vanilla, dense, not spongey." I'm at a total loss!
Any ideas as to what I should bake for him?