An easy way to find out if your friend ‘carrot alls’ is to ask them to watch your puppy for a weekend. For some reason, ‘carrot all’ made me think of ‘carrotalls’ – like carrot overalls, and I ended up drawing this picture:
But, dear reader, what we’re here to talk about today is not carrot alls, but thanking people with carrots. Jon and I are going out of town for my birthday, and I sent my next-door-neighbor a text to see if she would mind puppy sitting for me:
I know, I know, she is the best. She said presents aren’t necessary, but I disagree 100%. I figure everyone loves carrot cake, and what could be nicer than carrot cake in a mason jar? An ‘Eat now or save for later’ sort of thing? I decided to fancy-it-up a bit and do three layers: caramel, carrot cake, and homemade cheesecake frosting.
I used a box cake:
Made the cream cheese frosting from scratch:
Put caramel bites on the bottom of the jar:
Added the carrot cake:
And then topped the cake with the homemade cream cheese frosting: