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Recipes for National Carrot Cake Day You'll Be Rooting For

With its lightly spiced flavor and totally to-die-for cream cheese frosting, the beloved carrot cake is a time-honored tradition well worth celebrating!
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Calling All Carrot Cake Lovers

February 3rd marks National Carrot Cake Day, a delicious 24 hours during which you can have your cake and eat it too!

The Classic


Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Angie's Southern Kitchen

Sometimes, you just don't need to mess with a good thing. This classic Carrot Cake is a cookbook staple.

Set the Bar High


Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake Bars

Oh Bite It

Each bite is filled with cinnamony vanilla and slightly spicy, super hearty carrots that are perfectly balanced by the thick, rich, and most succulent vanilla cream cheese frosting you've ever had!

Loafin' Around


Gluten-Free Carrot Coconut Loaf Cake

Vodka & Biscuits

This cake is really easy to whip up. All you have to do is throw everything in the bowl and mix!

Health Nut


Carrot Walnut Cake

Thank God I Bake

A carrot cake that is moist but not oily. The cream cheese frosting is delicious on this one!

Bigger Isn't Always Better


Carrot Muffins

Abundant Harvest Organics

Like portable mini carrot cakes, these muffins are a perfect morning pick-me-up!

Flipping Fantastic


Carrot Cake Pancakes

Girl Eats Greens

These cakey flapjacks feature warm spices and a bright carrot flavor. Our lightened version calls for low-fat buttermilk and a small dab of honey butter.

Veganize It


Vegan Carrot Cake

The Edgy Veg

This combination of healthy cake ingredients and decadent cream cheese frosting makes for an unforgettable Vegan Carrot Cake that is far more than just an Easter treat.

Ooh Raw Raw


Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

Gather & Feast

This healthy carrot cake recipe is packed full of flavor, SO easy to prepare, and may just be better than the "real thing."

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