Carrot Cake Cheesecake Recipe

Best carrot cake recipes

From a classic carrot cake to our epic cheesecake mash up and even an easy vegan version, try our takes on the popular British teatime treat

Looking for the best carrot cake recipe? Want a classic carrot cake for vegans? Follow our expert tips to make this teatime treat, including how to perfect the ultimate cream cheese frosting. Try more afternoon tea ideas with our quick and easy bakes or our selection of showstopping birthday cake recipes.


Carrot cake recipes

Carrot cake

Everyone loves the spiced flavour of a carrot cake. We’ve added muscovado sugar for a richer flavour, golden sultanas and pecans for texture and a shot of syrup to sweeten the frosting.

Carrot Cake Recipe with Muscovado Sugar

Vegan carrot cake

This classic frosted carrot cake is made with a surprising (vegan) ingredient that guarantees a moist sponge every time.

Easy Vegan Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot cake muffins with tahini buttercream

Classic carrot cake is levelled up thanks to a silky-smooth, nutty tahini buttercream – perfect for a mid-afternoon treat.

Carrot cake cheesecake

Love carrot cake? Love cheesecake? We’ve combined these well-loved classic puds so you never have to choose. Packed with plenty of spice, zest of an orange and crunchy pecans, this recipe is sure to impress your friends and family at your next dinner party. Try more cheesecake ideas here.

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Recipe

Carrot cake muffins

Thick, Greek yogurt is the secret weapon in these healthy carrot cake muffins, flavoured with orange for zesty vigour.  

Carrot cake muffins cooling on a wire rack

Carrot cake cupcakes

We’ve taken the traditional carrot cake and reimagined it in cupcake form. These little beauties are made all the more delicious with an orange cream cheese frosting, too. You don’t need any butter for the sponge – it calls for light olive oil instead.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot cake with maple frosting

How do you improve on a classic carrot cake? Roast the carrots for an even denser, richer cake, then slather in maple buttercream. This is a modern twist on a favourite that really elevates it to the next level.

Carrot Cake Recipe with Maple Frosting

Gluten-free carrot cake

Take your carrot cake up a notch with our impressive recipe. Carrots, pistachios and almonds give this gluten-free cake a rich, moist crumb, and the marshmallow icing is a lighter topping than traditional buttercream.

Carrot and Pistachio Cake with Marshmallow Icing

Carrot cake muffins

Take a cake shop favourite and transform it into a bake smart enough for an afternoon tea spread.

Carrot Cake Muffins Recipe

Cream cheese buttercream frosting

Where would carrot cake be without cream cheese frosting? Get it right every time with our simple recipe.

Best Buttercream Frosting Recipe


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