My claim to domestic goddessness is hindered somewhat by a number of things, one of them being my ineptitude with baking and desserts. A couple of days ago, I experimented with a recipe for low-fat blueberry muffins. They turned out slightly sour (I suspect that was the yoghurt that the recipe called for) and so dry that I’m fairly certain every mouthful brought me closer to death by choking. And let’s not get into one of my first ever attempts at dessert: lumpy, vomit-resembling trifle.
Today, however, I’m proud to say that I’ve managed to bake something that’s not just merely edible but quite pleasantly so, according to my ever-honest taste tester mother. All credit goes to the author of this recipe: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/carrot-cake-iii/ and all the reviewers who added their own comments and suggestions; I simply read, compiled and followed.
There were a few minor changes that I decided to…
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