A world-famous composer is coming to give a clinic at my department this week and it happens to be his birthday. My band director voluntold me to make him a birthday cake. Naturally, although I am generally very good at baking, I am terrified.
His favorite kind of cake is carrot (he has a blog where, thankfully, he mentioned this). I have never made a carrot cake. Also, I would like this to pretty much be the Best Carrot Cake ever. Because this is seriously a very famous, very talented composer and I hear he's kind of eccentric (of course!) anyway so I have no idea what he'll do/say.
So, FSU, help! What is your favorite carrot cake recipe, and do you have any tips??