Why does carrot cake scream Easter to me? Is that normal? I mean, it’s not like carrots are seasonal, are they? Actually, maybe they are, I’ve no idea. I’m guessing it’s actually more the carrot/Easter bunny association. Either way, it was a fun excuse to make my favorite carrot cake recipe and do some cute and easy decorating with the kids.
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I was starting to feel like every single post was some shade of the predictable baking brown. That’s mainly because they all include very delicious brownish things; brown sugar, chocolate, butter, etc. But the page and my palate were due for a little color, wouldn’t you agree? So, time for some fruit. Now this recipe looked bright and cheery enough, but I had my doubts. Strawberry shortcake…cake? (more…)
I love pecans! And pineapple, and bananas, and cream cheese. What, with so many healthy ingredients this cake is acceptable anytime of the day. I’ve wanted to make Hummingbird cake for SO LONG, and it did not disappoint! It would be a lot prettier if I made the full recipe with 3 layers…but the flavor was ALL there. (more…)