Best Carrot Cake - Northern NJ
I posted on the home cooking board for suggested recipies but in case I am not happy with those...
Any recs for a walnut free, raisen free, cream cheese frosting, DELICIOUS carrot cake for my bf's birthday party? Needs to be in Bergen county (ideally western Bergen (i.e. Ridgewood, Fairlawn), so I can pick it up and bring it to the restaurant in a relatively short period of time...
I have tried:
Wyckoff Bakery - yuck!
Bakery on the corner of Wyckoff ave. and Franklin Tpke in Waldwick (don't know what it's called) - ew!
Bakery in Westwood on the main "drag" there (don't know the name of that either) eh...
Bakery in Woodcliff Lakes near Williams Sonoma which was just ok...
Actually it's funny you say that - I forgot to mention it but that's where I got it for him 3 years ago...that is definitely delicious...guess I am just looking for something a little more special? He has issues with the texture of that one sometimes (like if we just get a piece of it) -
Try Just Desserts in Hawthorne - a small boutique bakery on Lafayette Ave near Van Winkle Ave in what looks like a residential home until you see the small sign outside. I haven't yet tried their carrot cake, but I've had some of their other cakes and they were wonderful - and the cake menu on their website doesn't list raisins among the ingredients! Webite: http://justdessertsnj.com/