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When we get to the terms and condition portion, most of us simply skim down through it or just look for the checkbox so that we can move on. It seems as if there may be a reason why you would want to check it out, and that is especially true when it comes to the new streaming service Peacock by NBCUniversal. Hidden inside of the terms of use document is a delicious, “Peacock-approved, just-like-Grandma-used-to-make chocolate cake recipe.”

If you want to skip the terms of use and simply look for the recipe, scroll halfway down through the document into the 9th section. Under the “Third-Party Authentication; Third Party Services,” you will find some legal jargon and then the recipe. To make things even simpler, here it is:

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First: Gather your ingredients

• 1/3 cup of butter
• 1 cup of sugar
• 1 egg
• 2 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
• 1 cup boiling water
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 1 tsp baking powder
• 1 1/3 cup flour
• ¼ tsp salt
• 1 tsp baking soda

– Preheat your oven to 325 degrees
– Grease and flour cake pan
– Cream butter, add sugar and egg, and mix thoroughly
– Pour boiling water over cut-up chocolate. Once melted, drain excess water into a cup to be added later alternately with flour.
– Add melted chocolate and vanilla to the butter, sugar, and egg mixture. Then, mix together dry ingredients. Fold in wet ingredients and left-over chocolate water into the dry mixture.
– Batter will seem thin, but do not add flour.
– Pour into a greased and floured pan.
– Bake 30 – 40 minutes

This may sound like a fantastic chocolate cake, but it will need some frosting. There is also a note included that tells the reader to share the recipe and enjoy the cake. They do ask that you tag @peacocktv and then they conclude: “And now, back to your regularly-scheduled legal document.”

Who knew those boring documents could be so much fun?

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