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10 Clever Carrot Cake Recipes!

Here in NYC, spring is finally in the air! This means that after the long, cold winter we’re getting ready for fresh spring foods. One of the first spring food to hit the markets is carrots, which happen to also be the star of that favorite springtime recipe —— carrot cake! To inspire your taste buds, we’ve rounded up 10 incredibly clever carrot cake recipes. From the classic to the unexpected, your new favorite recipe is sure to be in the mix.

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    10 Creative Carrot Cake Recipes!

    Celebrate spring's arrival with one of these clever carrot cake recipes!

  • Classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting 2 of 11
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    Looking for a moist, sweet classic carrot cake recipe? Look no further than this absolutely delicious recipe from Shabby Apple. 

    Click here for the recipe

    Image: Shaina Olmanson

  • Healthier Carrot Cake 3 of 11
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    This tasty carrot cake recipe features a few healthier twists, making this the perfect carrort cake for kids' parties. With natural sweeteners like pineapple and honey and a Neufchâtel maple cream cheese frosting it's sure to be a hit!

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Carrot Cake Cupcakes 4 of 11
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    Yum! Kids will have a blast helping with these carrot cake cupcakes.

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Kelsey Banfield

  • Carrot Muffins 5 of 11
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    These tasty carrot muffins are a a great, healthy carrot-infused snack!

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Aggie Goodman

  • Easy Carrot Cake in a Jar 6 of 11
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    These easy, portable carrot cakes in a jar are just the thing for outdoor celebrations.

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

  • Carrot Cake Cookies 7 of 11
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    These little cookies have big carrot cake flavor!

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Jennifer Leal

  • Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting 8 of 11
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    These picture-perfect carrot cake muffins make a lovely party treat!

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Alison J. Bermack

     

  • Carrot Cake Pancakes 9 of 11
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    These satifying pancakes offer up a healthier take on traditional caorrt cake.

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Caramel-Topped Carrot Cake in a Jar 10 of 11
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    No one will ever guess that this cute, caramel-topped carrot cake in a jar was made in the microwave!

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Paula Jones

  • Cream Cheese-Stuffed Carrot Cake Muffins 11 of 11
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    Try this cretive approach to carrot cake and cream cheese! They're surprisingly simple to make.

    Get the recipe here

    Image: Brooke McLay

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