Vanilla

It’s no secret that my husband doesn’t love sweets.

28How we ended up together is anyone’s guess.

cross sectionThe unfortunate part of all this is that every year, my husband has a birthday.  And it’s not a birthday if there’s no cake.  But what cake does one make for someone who doesn’t like cake?

slicedVanilla.

With chocolate frosting.

The quintessential birthday cake.

This one looked beautiful.  I used every trick in the book to get the perfect frostingy sheen.

But it tasted vanilla.

It was good.

It wasn’t great.

It served its purpose.

And CV(D) got to enjoy the leftovers.

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