Here's what happens when you take the flavors of sweet, spicy, carroty carrot cake and come up with new ways to enjoy them. Only a couple of these beauties involve actual cake.
Rich and creamy cheesecake is baked atop a carrot cake crust for a double dose of oh-my-goodness! Allrecipes community member smitty says, "Definitely a keeper as everyone wanted the recipe."
Carrot cake pancakes get layered with cream cheese frosting to make these charming breakfast stacks, but they'd be great for dessert, too. Watch the video for Carrot Pancake Cakes to see how to make them.
The original recipe says to simply spread the cream cheese frosting on the cookies, but lots of reviewers were inspired to create super-cute whoopie pies. They upped the amount of shredded carrots, too.
Blending carrots into smoothies is nothing new, but all the extra spices and fruits in this recipe make it taste like a drinkable carrot cake. In fact, it's so thick and fruity, you can turn it into a healthy breakfast smoothie bowl by topping it with extras like nuts, coconut, and chia seeds, and eating it with a spoon.
Here's another way to start your day with a carrot cake take. Hearty steel-cut oats are cooked with carrots, apples, raisins, nuts, and spices into a warm, chewy bowlful of good-for-you breakfast.
Carrot cake for your gluten-free lifestyle! Almond flour takes the place of wheat in this rich, dense cake. Instead of the grapeseed oil in the recipe, you could use coconut oil. This cake isn't vegan, but you could top it with this Vegan Cream 'Cheese' Frosting, if you'd like.
Everything you love about carrot cake, now in mini donut hole form. Where's the cream cheese frosting? You're dipping in it.
Check out our complete collection of Carrot Cake Recipes.
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