Carrot cake on brown baking paper, cut into sqaures, drizzled with icing

Carrot cake recipes

21 Recipes

Try one of our carrot cake recipes whether you're hosting a coffee morning, afternoon tea or just fancy a treat. We even have sugar-free and vegan versions.

Yummy scrummy carrot cake recipe

4.65654

(864 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

The ultimate makeover: Carrot cake

4.56701

(97 ratings)

Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Gluten-free carrot cake

4.772725

(22 ratings)

Junior cook Emily shares her simple, no-fuss recipe for gluten-free carrot cake
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Lighter spiced carrot cake

4.38889

(9 ratings)

All the joy of baking with healthier results! This traybake uses sweet potato for natural sweetness and lower fat frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Carrot cake cookies

4.642855

(7 ratings)

A universal favourite, in cookie form! Give your standard carrot cake an upgrade with these bite-sized, biscuity treats
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Sugar-free carrot cake

4.8

(10 ratings)

This dairy-free and sugar-free carrot cake uses natural xylitol to sweeten it and is very simple to make
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Rudolph’s carrot patch cakes

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(0 ratings)

These chocolate carrot loaf cakes with edible vegetable decoration can be left as a present for Santa's reindeer - or enjoyed all year round
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Vegan carrot cake

4.772725

(11 ratings)

Give free-from baking a go with this easy vegan sandwich cake – an indulgent carrot cake with coconut and cashew icing that everyone will want another slice of...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bunny carrot cake

5

(1 rating)

A sticky and delicious sponge with decorative candied carrot topping - enjoy a slice with a cup of coffee or tea
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Coconut carrot slices

4.50658

(76 ratings)

If you’re looking for a treat for afternoon tea, or something to make for a cake sale, try this crunchy-topped traybake
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Zesty carrot & ginger loaf

4.733695

(46 ratings)

Lovers of ginger cake and carrot cake should enjoy this one. It mellows and improves over a couple of days
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Frosted carrot squares

4.828945

(38 ratings)

Get kids aged 8-14 busy in the kitchen this weekend, making this classic teatime treat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Allotment cake

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(0 ratings)

Carrot meets courgette cake in this ultimate vegetable bake from Good Food reader Katie Ready - smother in cream cheese icing and finish with chopped nuts
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Leftover veg & orange cake

3.916665

(12 ratings)

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Fruity traybake

4.0625

(16 ratings)

A moist sponge made from banana, apple, carrots and mango, topped with a fruity cream cheese frosting
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Passion cake

4.3

(10 ratings)

Bake Sarah Cook's scrumptious triple-layer cake for someone you love this Valentine's Day
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort