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.
10 Creative Ways to Serve Up Carrot Cake 1 of 11
Celebrate spring's arrival with one of these clever carrot cake recipes!
Classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting 2 of 11
Looking for a moist, sweet classic carrot cake recipe? Look no further than this absolutely delicious recipe from Shabby Apple.
Image: Shaina Olmanson
Healthier Carrot Cake 3 of 11
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!
Image: Brooklyn Supper
Carrot Cake Cupcakes 4 of 11
Yum! Kids will have a blast helping with these carrot cake cupcakes.
Image: Kelsey Banfield
Carrot Muffins 5 of 11
These tasty carrot muffins are a a great, healthy carrot-infused snack!
Image: Aggie Goodman
Easy Carrot Cake in a Jar 6 of 11
These easy, portable carrot cakes in a jar are just the thing for outdoor celebrations.
Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
Carrot Cake Cookies 7 of 11
These little cookies have big carrot cake flavor!
Image: Jennifer Leal
Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting 8 of 11
These picture-perfect carrot cake muffins make a lovely party treat!
Image: Alison J. Bermack
Carrot Cake Pancakes 9 of 11
These satifying pancakes offer up a healthier take on traditional caorrt cake.
Image: Brooklyn Supper
Caramel-Topped Carrot Cake in a Jar 10 of 11
No one will ever guess that this cute, caramel-topped carrot cake in a jar was made in the microwave!
Image: Paula Jones
Cream Cheese-Stuffed Carrot Cake Muffins 11 of 11
Try this cretive approach to carrot cake and cream cheese! They're surprisingly simple to make.
Image: Brooke McLay
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