2020-01-18 helvetic classic, with canadian touch by mona65

2020-01-18 helvetic classic, with canadian touch

Weekend treat. This is a Swiss Carrot cake, a classic. The original recipy is unlike carrot cakes I know from other places, without heavy icing on top. Just a hint of powdered sugar and some marzipane carrotes complet the cake. But in this one I twisted the recipe a bit and used Canadian maple syrup as replacement for the sugar in the cake. But not the good one I got for Christmas from Nova Scotia. This precious one is only for special days, or if I need a sip of Canadien sweetness to reduce the painful wanderlust or feeling nearer to my Canadien friends.
I'm not sure if hubby is happy, that I picked up the camara again, and that my stuff again is covering the dinner table I use sometimes as "studio". But I think as long as there is cake,... he doesn't mind to much. ;-)
Better on black, if you have the time.

A stunning image; beautiful with its magical light and delish-looking cake!
January 18th, 2020  

Wonderful wonderful wonderful. You are soo good and I’m so happy to see you back with this typically Mona-like masterpiece
January 18th, 2020  
Perfect lighting, setup, propping. Professional, as always!
January 18th, 2020  
This is beautiful! (Although I will never understand the concept of carrot cake!)
January 18th, 2020  
Stunning photo. I love the composition, lighting and the cake looks absolutely delicious!
January 18th, 2020  
Your composition and lighting is absolutely perfect. What a fabulous image. Fave
January 18th, 2020  
I said "welcome back mona" as I scrolled down!!!
January 18th, 2020  
This looks wonderfully delicious, both the cake and the photo!
January 18th, 2020  
Deliciously brilliant still life...love the lighting on powdered sugar sprinkling down onto the cake
January 18th, 2020  
Looks delicious
January 18th, 2020  
Perfectly done!
January 18th, 2020  
Fantastic shot!
January 18th, 2020  
Clever shot
January 18th, 2020  
Fabulous image! Well done!
January 18th, 2020  
Amazing shot
January 18th, 2020  
I’m sure M is okay with you clutter the table. It’s so nice to see you back. I just love this shot from the yummy looking cake, perfect light and the sprinkling of sugar are spot on! Well done. 😃
January 18th, 2020  
Very pretty.
January 18th, 2020  
The master at work, once again. And .....she's obviously an amazing cook as well! Your husband is a lucky man. Tell him I said so!
January 18th, 2020  
Looks delish
January 18th, 2020  
Ace.
January 19th, 2020  
Yum. I want to recipe...I don’t like the heavy icing
January 19th, 2020  
I love how you took the photo with the sugar falling like snow and the little marzipan carrots are a wonderful touch. The light is perfect.
January 19th, 2020  
Beautiful low light shot! Looks delicious!
January 19th, 2020  
Fantastic! Fav
January 19th, 2020  
@jgpittenger Hi Jane I wrote the recipe down here, if you are interested: https://distantplaces.jimdo.com/for-my-365-friends/
January 19th, 2020  
Fabulous capture.
January 19th, 2020  
Fantastic lighting
January 19th, 2020  
stunning as always mona
January 19th, 2020  
Beautifully done
January 19th, 2020  
Stunning! FAV.
January 19th, 2020  
So elegant. Fav.
January 19th, 2020  
@mona65 yum. I’ll have to look up kirsch...but hazelnuts grow in OR so they will be easy to get. Thanks
January 19th, 2020  
Looks as if you are sprinkling fairy dust on that cake ;). Very elegant result.
January 19th, 2020  
Simply stunning
January 20th, 2020  
Fabulous -- both photograph and how the cake sounds if one is lucky enough to be able to taste it!
January 20th, 2020  
Stunning on black! A fav!
January 20th, 2020  
Congrats on TT -- a beauty!
January 24th, 2020  
Congratulations on TT!
January 27th, 2020  
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