That 70s Cake, And Yes, I Do Mean Carrot Cake

So retro, so easy, so good

A slice of carrot cake on a plate.
Photo by Steward Masweneng on Unsplash

I was a kid in the 1970s when carrot cake exploded onto the dessert scene. Though people have been making desserts out of carrots since medieval times, originally steamed carrot pudding, then evolving to lighter, oven-baked cake, the modern cream-cheese frosted confection we now think of as…



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Barbara Andres

Barbara Andres

Muddling through, one story at a time. Grab a cup of tea and pull up a chair. In a former life, I called myself grain of infinity.