Like Water for Chocolate - Chapter 2, February, Chabela Wedding Cake Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2, February, Chabela Wedding Cake Summary

Tita and Nacha are making the wedding cake for Rosaura's marriage to Pedro. They need 180 eggs and much preparation has been made in order to have that amount of fresh eggs today. Tita is beating the mixture while Nacha adds each egg. They are barely past the 100-egg mark, when Tita's hands begin to shake. Tita can no longer hide her outrage at her sister marrying Tita's boyfriend. Tita's mother will not tolerate any outburst and warns her to behave. Tita continues to beat the cake until her mother leaves the kitchen. Nacha is sensitive to Tita's situation and tells her to just cry. Tita's tears flow and flow, and the cake batter will not thicken, because there are too many tears in the bowl.

Finally, her tears stop, and they are able to complete...

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