Food & Drink

La Carrot Cake

My mother was in town visiting from Phoenix. I brought her to La Farm Bakery in Cary on her last day here. She tried their Carrot Cake and fell in love with it. I would love to give her the recipe. Any chance you can help? -- C.D., Cary

French-trained master baker Lionel Vatinet, who owns La Farm Bakery (4248 N.W. Cary Parkway; 657-0657; with his wife, Missy, is happy to oblige.

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