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

4.674335

(826 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this dairy-free 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

4.58791

(91 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

4.9

(20 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

4.625

(8 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

4.583335

(6 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

5

(6 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

0

(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

5

(2 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

4.54861

(72 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

4.715115

(43 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

4.814285

(35 ratings)

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

Allotment cake

0

(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

3.90909

(11 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

3.92857

(14 ratings)

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

Passion cake

4.22222

(9 ratings)

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