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Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake With Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake

This carrot cake recipe dates back to the 1920s. It’s so delicious, super moist and easy to make. Plus, the old-fashioned carrot cake is naturally dairy-free and gluten-free! Continue reading Old-Fashioned Carrot Cake With Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

Carrot Cupcakes With DIY Edible Grass

Carrot Cupcakes With Edible Grass

These are the best carrot cake cupcakes I’ve ever had! 😀 Moist and flavorful with grated carrots and ground almonds. They’re perfect for Easter or anytime! The carrot cupcakes are topped with lemon icing and edible grass, and decorated with homemade naturally colored marzipan carrots! Continue reading Carrot Cupcakes With DIY Edible Grass

Old-Fashioned Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

Old-Fashioned Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

I made naturally colored marzipan carrots as decoration for carrot cupcakes. The recipe dates back to the 1920s! I think the color of the marzipan carrots is great. Don’t they look almost real? 😀 Continue reading Old-Fashioned Naturally Colored Marzipan Carrots

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

Coloring sugar naturally is really easy and so much fun! 😀 Can you believe that all those sugar hearts are naturally colored? I used fruits, vegetables, herbs and teas. You can achieve almost any color with natural food coloring. Continue reading Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

Homemade Naturally Colored Fondant And Marzipan Carrots

Homemade Naturally Colored Fondant And Marzipan Carrots

I don’t like to use artificial food coloring but I needed carrots as decoration for carrot patch cupcakes. Therefore I made naturally colored fondant and marzipan carrots. The fondant and marzipan carrots are naturally colored with fresh carrot juice! 😀 They’re easy to make, look and taste great, and keep very well because of the high sugar content. For the fondant carrots I didn’t use real fondant, it’s an easy homemade version of fondant made with just powdered sugar and carrot juice which works just as well as real fondant. Continue reading Homemade Naturally Colored Fondant And Marzipan Carrots

How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Dyeing Easter eggs naturally is really easy and so much fun! 😀

Each Easter we dye Easter eggs with natural dyes. Over the years we’ve tried different vegetable dye materials: vegetables, herbs, teas etc. Onion skins and red cabbage produced the most vibrant colors. But this Easter I also wanted naturally dyed green, pink and yellow Easter eggs! 😀 Continue reading How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring

Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring

Rainbow cakes are everywhere on pinterest right now! And since I’m experimenting with natural food colorings at the moment, I thought I’d try to make rainbow cake with natural food coloring! 😀 Continue reading Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring