“We have to have cake. Bailey’s four today. We have to celebrate.” Candy stared defiantly at her mother.
Marion sighed. “Okay. You choose. Grain or carrot cake?”
“Grain. It’s got carrots in it anyway.”
Candy quickly gathered the ingredients. Grain, molasses, sugar cubes, crushed peppermint, cinnamon and sugar and two diced carrots which she combined in the huge mixing bowl. With difficulty she stirred the sticky mass until well mixed then she poured the gloop onto a paper plate.
Taking a slice Candy ran to the stable. Bailey’s pricked ears heard, Happy Birthday to you before receiving his treat.
In response to Charli’s prompt where she asks:
March 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about carrot cake. It can be classic or unusual. Why is there cake? How does it feature in the story. Go where the prompt leads.
Respond by March 20, 2018, to be included in the compilation (published March 21). Rules are here. All writers are welcome!