Make frosting: In a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Let cool 15 minutes then invert cakes onto a cooling rack and let cool completely. Carrot cake just isn’t carrot cake without the pairing of cream cheese frosting. This cream cheese frosting recipe is fool-proof, light and creamy, and compliments the cake flavors perfectly. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of beloved Rose Bakery’s hit cookbook, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, with this carrot cake recipe that you’ll definitely want to bookmark. Sometimes carrot cake can be dense and dull, but this carrot cake recipe makes the most moist, light and flavorful carrot cake, EVER.