Thursday, September 24, 2009

homemade goodness!

so, solomon planted carrot seeds back in the spring and now we have a plethora of carrots. when we pulled a bunch he (of course) decided he wanted to make carrot cake.
when he got home from school today i was ready. carrots shredded [√] pans powdered [√] dry mix [√] everything else measured [√] so solly got to crack eggs and mix everything together (for a 6 year old...he's a master egg cracker!)
watching it all mix up
so even though i had homegrown carrots...i cheated and bought a can of cream cheese frosting. (i know, i know. but i just didn't want to bother)
little solly homemaker!
all done! well, almost...
...solly's final touch. a carrot
(with a bite taken out of it)
so after dinner it was time to try it. and let me tell you, i was not expecting it to be that good. i'm not much of a carrot cake kinda gal. and most cakes & breads i make from scratch turn out too dry. but this cake was wonderful so moist, so good. the only thing i regret is not making my own frosting. it would've been magnificent!
and the boys loved it too
ah, sweet baking success.

3 comments:

  1. That cake was ummm...ummmm good!!!

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  2. aww cute pictures!
    that cake looks soooo goood!

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  3. How amazing, growing your own veggies...I love it and then turning it into something even better!

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