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The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe

The BEST carrot cake recipe I have ever found! A buttermilk glaze seeps into the cake layers and a cream cheese frosting brings all the flavors together.

The BEST carrot cake recipe I have ever found! A buttermilk glaze seeps into the warm cake layers making it extra moist. Then a delicious cream cheese frosting is added to bring all the flavors together. It's even BETTER the next day!

I made a birthday cake last week.

It was for a friend of mine who I wanted to do something special for. Something fabulous and from-the-heart. So I did something I’ve never done before.

I made a cake.

Carrot Cake.

With three layers. And homemade frosting that I spread between each layer and then all over the top and the sides.

For a NON-baker, this was impressive.

It was also the BEST Carrot Cake recipe I have ever found. 

I am so proud. I may tear up a little, please excuse me.

This particular Carrot Cake also has a lick-the-spoon-and-bowl-clean buttermilk glaze that seeps down into the cake while it’s still warm from the oven, making it incredibly moist. And the cream cheese frosting brings it all together.

Did I mention that I’m not even a huge fan of carrot cake??

I desperately wish that this recipe for the BEST Carrot Cake of all time was actually mine. But I am not the one who created this perfect gem. Nope…I got this recipe from MyRecipes.com.

The BEST carrot cake recipe I have ever found! A buttermilk glaze seeps into the warm cake layers making it extra moist. Then a delicious cream cheese frosting is added to bring all the flavors together. It's even BETTER the next day!

Which made me a little afraid because a few reviewers balked at the buttermilk glaze and called it “worthless” or something equally not true. Follow the directions and it will be soooo delicious. And if you don’t think so then just bring it over to my house – I’ll be happy to take it off your hands :)

I can’t, in good conscience, post the Carrot Cake recipe here. I wish that I could but I didn’t even change one little smidge of a thing. It is simply perfect as it is and I can’t imagine how I could ever improve upon it.

But I had to tell you about it and I hope you’ll forgive me that you’re just going to have to click on over to MyRecipes.com to check it out. I’m not getting paid and I have no agenda here other than needing to share the best carrot cake recipe I’ve ever found.

Get the best carrot cake recipe here.

I know you’re going to enjoy it as much as I did! And if you have a Best Carrot Cake Recipe that you think rivals this one, feel free to link to it (or share the recipe) in the comments section. The more Carrot Cake the merrier!

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Enily

Wednesday 17th of February 2021

I have made this recipe and LOVE it!! But wondering if anyone has made it in cupcakes? Wondering how many it yields and aprox bake time? Thanks!

Kristy Bernardo

Monday 22nd of February 2021

I haven't made it into cupcakes but I love the idea. I may give it a shot for Easter and will update the post if I do. So glad you love it!

Kt

Friday 5th of February 2021

Your link doesn't work. It just comes back to the page. And I never got the recipe. Too many pop up ads

Kristy Bernardo

Monday 22nd of February 2021

Hi Kt, I just tested the link and it seems to be working. Regarding the ads, they're what allow me to continue paying our bills as well as keep the site running by offering free recipes. Sorry you had trouble!

Reda

Monday 28th of May 2018

I have made this same recipe for 30 + years and it is perfect!

Kristy

Thursday 7th of June 2018

It's soooo good, isn't it?? Thanks for sharing!

Prudy Copas

Sunday 1st of April 2018

Made last night for Easter dinner today. Everyone loved it! Thanks for the great recipe.

Kristy Bernardo

Monday 2nd of April 2018

Oh, I'm so glad you loved it!! Someone brought carrot cake cupcakes to our Easter dinner at my parents yesterday and they were SO good. Reminded me of this cake and that I need to make it again soon. Happy Easter, Prudy!

johana

Sunday 28th of January 2018

hello krisrty, it looks incredibly delicious, but I need the recipe in grams, I want to do it :)

Kristy Bernardo

Monday 29th of January 2018

Hi johana, I apologize but this isn't my recipe so I don't have the amounts in grams. I'm only sharing it because I loved it so much. I did find this online calculator, so hopefully this will help you! https://www.gourmetsleuth.com/conversions/grams/general-gram-calculator

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