When Aidy Bryant asked whether Sandy and Gabby wanted to come over to her house to make a garbage cake, we didn’t even know what a garbage cake was. But because we already had a major crush on Aidy—and her weird ’n’ wonderful characters on Saturday Night Live and her Instagram and, OK, her great taste in T-shirts—the answer was YES. We learned that the garbage cake just has to be seen to be truly understood. Rooks and cooks, Aidy will show you how it’s done:

Special thanks to Owen Cohen, who wrote the songs in this video.