Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven 350 degrees
  • Grease 3 9-inch cake pans and line with wax paper. Lightly grease and flour the paper.
  • In mixing bowl; stir together first 4 ingredients. In large mixing bowl beat eggs and the next 4 ingredients on medium speed until smooth. Add flour mixture, beating at speed until blended. Fold in carrots and next 3 ingredients. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile make buttermilk glaze.
  • Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Boil 4 minutes, stirring constantly until glaze in golden. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla. Cool slightly
  • Drizzle warm glaze over warm cake layers while still in pans. Cool on wire racks for 15 minutes. Remove from pans, peel off wax paper and invert to glaze side up. Cool completely.
  • Frost with Cream Cheese
  • Frosting
  • Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Can add 1 1/2 chopped pecans if desired.
  • Frosting between the layers, sides and top. Chill several hours. ENJOY!!

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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Have I ever told you that carrot cake is my favorite? Mmmmmmmmmm
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    YUM 5 forks
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    luv carrot cake and buttermilk frosting a plus thanks bunches
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    " It was excellent "
    sufia ate it and said...
    its a superb..great post by u
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    " It was excellent "
    cajunspices66 ate it and said...
    added this to a few groups.. gets my "high five"
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  • pleasantvalleycabins 5 years ago
    OK this one sounds so good, I have to know what the "other" cake is!!
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    this is a real supreme cake, thanks for sharing, super rich
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  • rosemaryblue 5 years ago
    Fabulous recipe, especially with the buttermilk! Love the extra butter and cream cheese in the frosting! Great, great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    linspj ate it and said...
    My hubby will be over! This is his favorite cake.
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