Sunday, September 25, 2005

"Hello Carroty"

Carrot Cake

Just because this piece of cake has a ribbon at the same place as Hello Kitty does. (BTW I didn’t know until I saw the site linked above but they say she was born in a suburb of London and her blood type is A!)

I made this to use up the carrots left from the carrot halwa I made the other day. Since I’m on a real tight budget now, I didn’t allow myself to buy walnuts and cinnamon to make this cake. So this has only about 2/3 of the amount of cinnamon called for in the recipe and absolutely no walnuts. The taste is… I would say C+.

And I froze the leftover cream cheese frosting.


Anonymous said...

They look so delicious.. Obachan..!

glutton rabbit said...

Aw, this is such a cutie! The name makes it even more cuter! LOL

Reid said...

Hi Obachan,

Oooh, I really like carrot cake. This one looks good even if it doesn't have walnuts in it. =)

Anonymous said...

Hey! Now that you've mentioned it, your cake slice DOES look like hello kitty! :)

No walnuts, not stated amount of cinnammon, but your photo makes the cake look oh-so-yummy anyway!

Anonymous said...

carrot cake looks you add pineapple? No walnuts..? that's OK with me....

Anonymous said...

Good for you! I love your carrot cake has a beautiful deep orange color!

obachan said...

Big Bok
Thanks. Would have been much better if with walnuts!

glutton rabbit
I thought you would like this kind of cutie.

Thanks. But next time I’ll definitely use walnuts.

Honestly, my photo re-touching is improving much faster than my cooking and English.

I’ve never tried adding pineapple to carrot cake, but I can imagine how it would taste like. Yeah, maybe, not a bad idea…

Thanks. I saw your carrot cake and that was marvelous! : )

milgwimper said...


The cake may not have had all the things you wanted in it, but the pictures you took, made the cake look so good! I love the refrence to Hello Kitty. Quite cute! :)


Thank you for stopping by my blog!

Anonymous said...

The cake is so cute! I love how light and fluffy it looks. ^_^

Anonymous said...

Obachan - such a pretty looking cake, it's got a lovely 'carrot orange' colour. I love the name too, I discovered she was from a suburb of london when I got my 'hello kitty' birthday card last year!

Joycelyn said...

hi obachan, i am so happy to have discovered your blog - it is simply stunning and utterly delicious to both read and look at!

obachan said...

Well, I did a bit of re-touching to these photos, to be honest. I always try to make the color closer to what I see with my eyes, though… nothing more. But depending on the display, the color might be showing brighter or redder than what I see on mine. BTW, Your site is so really charming ;)

Thanks. It sure was light and fluffy.

Oh, my. Thanks for the nice words, but I guess you, being a photo expert, can tell my cheesy work. ;P It’s really frustrating to take shots with an obsolete digital camera!

Welcome! Thanks for visiting my site. I just adore your photos and I know mine are far from yours…but I’ll keep experimenting.
Your site always gives me so much inspiration :)