Monday, April 3, 2017

First Monday Favorites for April

I can't believe the month has shot on by me, again.  I've been busy though.  I've been writing a cookbook, and it's taken a lot of my time, energy and brains the past few weeks.

Who knew it was so complicated?   Oh well, onward and upward.

It's time for First Monday Favorites though and I did get some baking and making of new recipes last month.  And it was a toss up, again, as to which recipe I personally liked the best.
I made one of my all-time favorites which also happens to be Denmark's national Dish (Stegt Flæsk) last month along with a soup (Chile Verde Stoup) that made my mouth sing in joy, but the Carrot Cake I made came out a clear favorite. 
So...
My candidate for my own personal 'First Monday Favorite' is this Deluxe Carrot Cake.
It's everything a carrot cake should be.  Dense, moist, flavorful.  And even though there is a lot of sugar in the recipe, it didn't come out too cloyingly sweet. 
Deluxe Carrot Cake
#FirstMondayFavorites  #CarrotCake

I can't wait to see what everyone else came up with.

Sid Munkholm
Sid Munkholm

Sid loves to cook, feed people and have fun in the kitchen. She shares her successes and the involuntary offerings she sometimes gives the kitchen goddess as well. And she's still looking for the mythical fairy to help her clean the kitchen after a marathon cooking session. Currently working on a cookbook showcasing the recipes from her Danish heritage.

9 comments:

  1. It looks like a beautiful cake - I do love carrot cake! I'm sharing my chocolate and banana muffins with a hidden mini creme egg. I have been making this recipe regularly over the last few months but usually just with chocolate chips in.

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    1. Thanks for sharing, I'm a sucker for creme eggs, and to have them in a muffin, well, all I can say is, I need to make some soon. Thanks for participating in First Monday Favorites.

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  2. Carrot cake is one of my faves and you decorated it so beautifully! Thanks for hosting this get together each month, Sid.

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    1. Thanks for sharing, and participating in First Monday Favorites. And thanks for the compliment, I had fun playing with my food.

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  3. I've tried to leave comments at a couple of the blogs who so graciously added to the First Monday Favorites link party. Thanks so much to all the participants.

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  4. That's a gorgeous cake! And you're writing a cookbook? How cool! P.S. New design on the blog? Loving how it looks.

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    1. Thank you, I splurged and tried out a new look on the blog, my old look was dated looking, I'm still tweaking a little. I've been working on two cookbooks actually, but the one is coming along nicely. Thanks for participating in First Monday Favorites.

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  5. I always look forward to this time of year because of carrot cake...after I scrape off the icing of course!

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    1. You don't like the icing? I thought I was the only one who usually scrapes off the frosting from cake. I'm just not fond of spackle.

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