Dishes like pound cake or tomato soup with a grilled cheese hold a special place in our imaginations. They’re delicious, surely, but we also associate them with holidays, people we love, comfort, and precious times.
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Warm spices and brown sugar enhance the rich, caramelized flavors of carrot cake. Buttermilk and less butter help lighten the still tender cake, creating room for real cream cheese frosting.