My Almost-Jumbo Easter Cookie

I start this, my very first post from the kitchen, with a confession. There’s no point in sugar coating it (no pun intended) – I am not a baker.

Cooking? Absolutely! But baking…. Let’s just say most things related to baking seem to fall into the category of “not gonna happen”. I’ve burnt things, had other things turn out too dry, others taste like flour, others not cook fully, and others… well, your guess is as good as mine… I’ve tried countless things but continue to fall victim to my personal kryptonite – flour.

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Carrot Cake Trifle





Our Easter Carrot Cake Trifle


When I was perusing Pinterest, for one of my 2 or 3 (hour long) peeks a day, I came across this recipe.  What could possibly be better than combining Carrot Cake and Trifle?  My husband loves both so I thought I would make it for part of our Easter dessert.

It is DELICIOUS!  It is very, very filling and very sweet but well worth trying.  We thoroughly enjoyed (and are still enjoying) it!

The link to the Original Recipe is on  The only thing I did different was add raisins!  We love raisins!

I hope you try and enjoy this recipe as much as we did!  While I won’t include the recipe because it is available at the link above, I will share with you the steps as I made it.

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