Recipes and Stories for a Full, Filled Life

John 10:10 - Jesus said, "I came that they (you and me) may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance - to the full, til it overflows.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Pumpkin Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Hazelnuts

While at Fort Wilderness last week, Janet (food service manager) asked me to make a cake that won a challenge on the TV show MasterChef. Ben Starr's signature recipe is delicious and beautiful--too bad he was eliminated last night! I made 2 changes in the recipe: it's a 3-layer instead of 6, and I omitted the cardamom spice. The recipe is at


Laurie said...

So, how did it taste?

Diane said...

It was like a very moist spice cake. All at Fort loved it, and will be served for a special meal at the Ladies' retreat in fall!