In today's cakes class, we made Carrot Cake, which has an extraordinary amount of fat grams and calories. No, seriously. It's not a "healthy" alternative when choosing amongst a variety of cakes, especially when it has a cream cheese frosting which it often does.
Anyway, the carrot cake we made had three layers. We used a cream cheese icing as the filling as well as for decorating. We also practiced some piping skills and formed small carrots on the top of each slice. My cakes are improving and I still have a long way to go but today was a generally good, stress-free day in class. Here's my cake: