“The first prize in the Victoria Sandwich competition goes to Mrs Smith. The rise and flavour were both impeccable, and the strawberry jam filling was home-made. I did wonder – did you doctor the recipe? I caught a tinge of cinnamon.”
“Oh no, Madame Chairman. I wouldn’t do such a thing” fingers firmly crossed behind my back.
This was the truth: my only sin was to use my Bendix mixer, so the only thing I added was air.
a 77-word story for Colonialist’s challenge