Carrot Cake

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happy easter, everyone! hope everyone got a chance to enjoy the sunshine… the feeling¬†of spring is unmistakable– the warmth of the sun, the crisp breeze, the delicate blossoms. everything just feels so vibrant and alive ūüôā

i honestly didn’t know why carrot cake + easter just goes hand in hand… because bunnies like carrots? do they actually? can anyone like carrots?

while i was googling, the related searches were:

  • does carrot cake have carrots in it
  • is there carrots in carrot cake
  • why is carrot cake called carrot cake
  • carrot cake fun facts
  • carrot cake description on menu
  • what does carrot cake taste like

wow. i didn’t know carrot cake could be¬†such a mysterious creature.

don’t fear, guys, the answers to all these google inquiries will all be taken care of, once you take a bite out of this carrot cake ūüôā

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Hot Cross Buns

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Happy Easter, guys!

My weekend = working, studying, training for my first half marathon, and doing some wedding planning stuff for my brother. It’s pretty low key/casual, which is good, since everything I know about weddings¬†come from Pinterest.

He¬†mentioned wanting hipster wedding favours for the guests (I’m not sure if he was serious), but why the heck not. I’m imagining things with mason jars and succulents and Chemex coffee maker vases. (Kidding). Earnest ice cream pints with little wooden spoons¬†would be really cute, right?

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What I won’t so readily admit is that much¬†of my excitement behind their wedding lies in the minute detail that I will be making their wedding cake. I’ve started¬†a board on Pinterest for ideas. It’s official. Apparently, my sister-in-law likes green tea, but in general doesn’t have a sweet tooth. And I know that¬†my brother wants something with apple-cinnamon, which is very fall-appropriate, but I haven’t quite figured out how to make that combination work aesthetically. Cinnamon-apple (reddish¬†brown) plus green matcha green? Maybe if I make it look like a tree……………. (uhm).

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