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Which would be correct:

Bill is making a cake for Karin and I

or

Bill is making a cake for Karin and myself

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Neither. "Bill is making a cake for Karin and me." One trick you can use to quickly figure this out is to remove "...Karin and..." so that the sentence reads, "Bill is making a cake for me." In your sentences, this would work out to "Bill is making a cake for I" and "Bill is making a cake for myself." The latter is using a reflexive pronoun to refer to the subject, which is Bill. This doesn't work because you are not Bill.

Update:

Here are a few links that may be helpful:

http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/between-you-and-me.aspx http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/myself-grammar.aspx

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