So I’ve taken a break from baking and blogging as other things in life has taken a toll. I consider myself calm and effective under pressure but when all the crap come at once it’s a different story. While I’m still dealing with some of the residual issues I wanted to get back to a more normal life and start doing things I enjoy, like baking and updating this blog.
I baked this cake for a highschool friend who had just given birth to her first child. I have heard about the struggles of motherhood, the switch to living in survival mode so we were delighted that her newborn was sleeping when I arrived. We managed to sit down with a cup of tea and enjoy this cake together. I received a message from her a few hours later that she had already finished three-quarters it, by herself….