Many believe Carrot Cake originated in Gothenburg, Sweden. We know that carrots were used in sweet cakes dating back to medieval times as sweeteners were expensive and often not available. Carrots contain natural sweeteners and the most of any vegetable, except for the sugar beet. The revival of Carrot cake popularity during the rationing period in England during the second world war.
Pure Maple Syrup
Oh what to do with leftover rotisserie chicken? In the summertime my choice is chicken salad. There are so many variations and this is one of my favorites. Many complimentary favors… moist chicken, tart Gorgonzola, sweet berries, toasted walnuts and crunchy celery. Its like an explosion in your mouth.
Recipe serves 8 1 cup walnuts 1 cup cake flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp brewed coffee 1/2 tsp cardamon 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3 large eggs 1 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp salt Syrup 1 cup water 2/3 cup sugar 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 1…