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    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 14th Oct 16, 2:16 PM
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    Do you like carrot cake?
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:16 PM
    Do you like carrot cake? 14th Oct 16 at 2:16 PM
    I've decided that I do, but only in small portions.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 14th Oct 16, 2:33 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:33 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:33 PM
    No, why ruin a perfectly good cake by putting vegetables in it?
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    • fairy lights
    • By fairy lights 14th Oct 16, 2:35 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:35 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 2:35 PM
    I Love carrot cake, it's my second favourite cake (after coffee and walnut). There are 2 different types of carrot cake though: the healthy kind, with lots of nuts and seeds and fibre and a high carrot to sugar ratio. And then there's the delicious but unhealthy type, made with lots of brown sugar and butter and a thick layer of frosting.
    • Dreamnine
    • By Dreamnine 14th Oct 16, 3:04 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:04 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:04 PM
    Thanks - I didn't know about the healthy type. I just got a slice of the standard frosted type with my meal deal.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
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    • Kate/Bob
    • By Kate/Bob 14th Oct 16, 3:12 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:12 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:12 PM
    Oh yes, with plenty of frosting and shock horror sultanas!
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    • fussypensioner
    • By fussypensioner 14th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
    I like the cake (with sultanas) but not the topping, it makes my teeth go on edge because its too sweet.
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 14th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 3:46 PM
    It's a favourite of mine. One slice isn't enough.
    • Izadora
    • By Izadora 14th Oct 16, 4:17 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:17 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:17 PM
    Mmmm, carrot cake.
    My favourite is the triple-layer Hummingbird one but I use less cinnamon than they recommend and don't like the frosting too sweet so leave out some of the sugar.
    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 14th Oct 16, 4:18 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:18 PM
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    • 14th Oct 16, 4:18 PM
    Lidl flog a nice family size carrot cake for £1.69.
    • makingplans4nigel
    • By makingplans4nigel 14th Oct 16, 4:19 PM
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    It's alright. Salted caramel cake is the my new favourite thing.
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    • Missli
    • By Missli 14th Oct 16, 4:28 PM
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    It's a favourite of mine. One slice isn't enough.
    Originally posted by Missli
    I prefer the healthier version. Dislike sultanas and too much topping and sweetness in mine, as is unnecessary.
    • Callie22
    • By Callie22 14th Oct 16, 4:28 PM
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    I love carrot cake, but most of the ones you buy just taste of sugar. The homemade ones can't be beaten - moist, spicy cake and tangy, vanillary cream cheese topping. Delicious
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 14th Oct 16, 4:35 PM
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    Yes love carrot cake, either healthy or otherwise is always welcome.
    Last edited by coffeehound; 14-10-2016 at 4:42 PM.
    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 14th Oct 16, 4:37 PM
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    yes I like it
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    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 14th Oct 16, 4:51 PM
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    I love carrot cake.
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    • tommix
    • By tommix 14th Oct 16, 5:24 PM
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    I am so in love with Carrot cake.. please god may we be together until the end of days..
    • Tarry
    • By Tarry 14th Oct 16, 5:35 PM
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    Who is making some?
    The Very Right Honourable Lady Tarry of the Alphabetty thread

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    • Ames
    • By Ames 14th Oct 16, 5:44 PM
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    Yes, it's my favourite cake.
    Unless I say otherwise 'you' means the general you not you specifically.
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 14th Oct 16, 6:01 PM
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    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 14th Oct 16, 6:35 PM
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    The Last Username
    Carrot cake?
    With that cream cheese frosting & all?
    Oh boy.


    Comes a close second to Red Velvet cake in my eyes.
    My better half makes BOTH and these are absolutely amazing in taste - so much so that fussy eater son will ask mum to make one.


    That said, in honesty the CoOp "Irresistable" ones of either variety at just over a few £'s are actually very good and IMHO better than any supermarket versions I have tried.
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