I have been looking for a carrot cake that stands out among all the carrot cakes to send to my high school English teacher who is 94. She is a connoisseur of carrot cakes, just as she was the connoisseur of English assignments nearly 55 years ago for me! I could never find one that had all the right stuff and a bakery who would dare to ship such a delicacy across country (from Wisconsin to Portland, Oregon! The cake arrived on time and in mint condition, and it surpassed the expectations of my English teacher! It was so large, she wondered if it might be a water melon. To her delight, it was more than she could ever eat, so she went on a mission to share treasured pieces with others on the fifth floor of her apartment complex filled with other seniors! Needless to say, it made my day to get the call from her telling me of her overwhelming delight that she had received! While it seems expensive on the surface, the returns on the delight could never be measured by the cake's cost or shipping fees! If you have a special person you'd like to say thanks to, this cake could likely send that message in an unforgettable way! Go for it!