Brazilian Carrot Cake
The Brazilian version of carrot cake at Lia Cafe is sweeter and moister than the American standard ($3.50). It’s topped with chocolate icing and chocolate sprinkles.
At Lia Cafe Brazil, 3103 Mount Pleasant St. NW; 202-328-0052, liacafebrazil.com. (Columbia Heights)
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Holley Simmons is the dining editor of Express. When she’s not reporting on local restaurants and tastemakers, you can find her sewing a dress from a 1950s pattern or planting a windowsill herb garden. Contact her at email@example.com