This is a change of pace from the ubiquitous cream cheese frosting. More like a glaze, the buttermilk adds a little tanginess,
Carrot Cake Frosting
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 tablespoon corn syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Boil all ingredients together for five minutes, stirring constantly.
Poke holes every inch or so in the cake with a chopstick or something similar in size.
Pour glaze evenly over the cake, letting it run down the sides.