The BEST carrot cake recipes for every occasion ~ from classic carrot layer cake & carrot bread, to gluten free carrot cake, and more!
carrot cake recipe # 1 the best classic carrot cake
When you’re ready to go all out, this traditional carrot layer cake is the best, moistest, most flavorful one I’ve tried, and will always be my go to recipe. The tangy cream cheese frosting takes this celebratory layer cake over the top. Perfect for Easter tables and any other special occasions you’ve got coming up. I’ve even got a gluten free version.
carrot cake recipe #2 carrot coffee cake
Carrot cake for breakfast ~ why not? This crumbly coffee cake has all the great flavors of carrot cake but in a more streamlined, breakfast brunch-friendly format. All the important bits are in there, right down to the cream cheese glaze. Just add coffee.
carrot cake recipe #3 carrot cake bread
Easy to make and take, this loaf version of carrot cake is eminently shareable. Bring it to the office or make it for a neighbor, it’s a great way to jump start the spring season. It’s loaded with all the goodies and topped with a super thick layer of cream cheese frosting, so you won’t be missing out on anything.
carrot cake recipe #4: Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This lovely grain free cake is made with almond flour so it’s tender and moist, but don’t worry, all the goodies you love in a classic carrot cake recipe are in there!