Monday, 12 June 2017

Brom bakes a cake

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Yesterday was a quiet day we spent doing not much at all. However, Mara did use that nothing time and made me an apron. Because today we were going to bake a cake!

Mixing the carrot cake mix
Mara likes to bake apple pies and people love to eat them, so she had decided to bake one today and invite some colleagues over to eat it. And because she had some carrots left over, she decided to make a carrot cake as well. 

Ready to go into the oven
The first cake we made was the carrot cake, because it needed to cool before we could put the buttercream on. It was hard work, but it was fun as well. And the apron worked really well! Not a bit of flour on me.

The finished carrot cake with the buttercream icing
After lunch Mara and Gera continued with the apple pie. Gera made the dough and Mara peeled all those apples. I just looked while more and more apples went into the bowl. 1,5 kilograms or 3 pounds of apples! Mara is not very good at following the recipe though: it said a handful of raisins and she put nearly four big hands in. But she said it would taste great.

Checking on the apple pie
In the end only two people made it down, some had to work and others had other commitments. Which means that... we have lots more cake to eat this week. 

Ready for our guests
I don't mind at all...

11 comments:

  1. Hari OM
    Brom, you impress me further with your range of skills! You sure look good in an apron &*> Hugs and growlies, YAM-aunty xxx

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  2. Oh Brom I is DROOOOOOLING!!!
    Can I be a guest pleeeease???
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  3. Crikey Brom ...... sexy apron!!!!!!!! Wish I could have joined you. Apple pie and carrot cake ...... yummo!!!!!!!

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    1. Gera said it was a bit short, but sexy?? I am blushing now, Mr Crikey!

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  4. Brom, love your apron and am impressed with Mara's sewing skills. She does well at keeping you well dressed for every occassion!

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    1. Mara says thank you. She still has to make me some clogs though...

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  5. It's been ages since we have had home-baked pies or cakes.

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  6. Carrot cake is the best! Yum!

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    1. My apple pie isn't bad either you know...

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  7. Love the apron!! Those dessert look amazing and delicious.

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