Carrot Dessert Recipes

Best Ever Carrot Cake Recipe

A guaranteed sweet, delicious and moist dessert with this easy to make best-ever carrot cake recipe.

Prep: 15min

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Yield: 20

Servings: 1 serving

Nutrition Facts : calories 202 kcal, Carbohydrate 28 g, Protein 3 g, Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 33 mg, Sodium 206 mg, Fiber 1 g, Sugar 17 g, servingSize 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 cups shredded carrots
  • 4 eggs (at room temperature)

Instruction:

  1. Grease a 9”x13” glass pan.
  2. Preheat the oven to 365F.
  3. Shred carrots.
  4. In a medium sized bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Using a stand mixer or electric mixer, beat eggs for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add brown sugar and mix until sugar is fully dissolved.
  7. Slowly pour oil into the egg and sugar mixture. Continue mixing for a few minutes until ingredients are well blended and a creamy texture forms.
  8. Add dry ingredients to the mixture and mix at a slow speed.
  9. Lastly, add shredded carrots (and any other optional ingredients such as raisins or chopped walnuts) to batter and stir with a wooden spoon just until blended.
  10. Bake at 365F for 30-40 minutes. Check that the cake is fully cooked by inserting a toothpick into the center, if the toothpick comes out clean, the cake is done.
  11. Prepare frosting by combining cream cheese, icing sugar and lemon juice and mixing at a medium speed until all ingredients are blended and icing appears smooth and creamy.
  12. When the cake cools completely, spread the cream cheese frosting over top and serve!

Veggies for Dessert! 20 Sweet + Scrumptious Carrot Treats

We’ve scoured the Internet to round up 20 of the very best carrot dessert recipes out there for you.

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21 Carrot Desserts

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  • Carrot Cake Blondie Bars
  • Cream Cheese Carrot Cake Bars
  • Best Ever Carrot Cake
  • Crunchy Carrot Cheesecake
  • Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars
  • Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies
  • Italian Carrot Cake
  • Vegan Carrot Cake
  • Carrot Cake Bites
  • Fruit-Sweetened Carrot Cake Loaf
  • Mini -Layered Carrot Cake
  • Carrot Cake Thumbprint Cookies
  • Apple Carrot Cake Bars
  • Pumpkin Carrot Cake
  • Carrot Cake Dessert Pizza
  • Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies
  • Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls
  • Carrot Cake Donuts
  • Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirls
  • Carrot Cake Truffles
  • Carrot Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Instruction:

  1. Select your favorite desserts
  2. Gather the required ingredients
  3. Serve and enjoy

Carrot Cake Blondie Bars

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  • 1 C. butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 C. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • 1 egg yolk (room temperature)
  • 1 1/4 C. grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 C. flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 C. nuts (optional)
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 C. butter (room temperature)
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2-3 C. powdered sugar

Instruction:

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×9 inch pan.
  2. 2. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  3. 3. Add vanilla and eggs, beat again.
  4. 4. Stir in grated carrots.
  5. 5. In a separate bowl combine flour, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  6. 6. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and stir just until combined.
  7. 7. Stir in nuts and then dump into prepared pan and spread flat.
  8. 8. Bake for about 35 minutes or until the center is firm!
  9. 9. FROSTING: Combine all ingredients, add only as much powdered sugar as needed to reach your desired consistency. If it becomes too thick, add 1 Tbsp. of milk!
  10. 10. Frosting cooled blondie bars and top with extra nuts!

No Bake Healthy Carrot Cake Bites

These Healthy Carrot Cake Bites taste just like a fluffy indulgent slice of carrot cake without all of the sugar and calories. Made with sweet dates, shredded carrots, almond butter, almond flour and coconut, all blended together and formed into these crazy good sweet little treats. A no-bake healthy dessert that is refined sugar free, vegan and gluten free!

Prep: 10min

Total: 10min

Yield: 12

Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts : servingSize 1, calories 113 calories, Sugar 8.3 g, Sodium 14.5 mg, Fat 4.8 g, Saturated Fat 1.2 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Carbohydrate 11.3 g, Fiber 1.6 g, Protein 2.3 g, Cholesterol 0 mg

Ingredients:

  • 5 medjool dates, chopped – about 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut – plus more for topping,  sweetened or unsweetened 
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of sea salt

Instruction:

  1. Blend dates. Add dates to food processor and pulse a few times to break them down.
  2. Make carrot cake mixture. Add rest of ingredients and pulse a few times to blend everything together into a chunky batter that easily sticks together. 
  3. Roll into balls. Use wet hands and a small ice cream scoop to roll the mixture into even size balls. Makes about 12-15. Roll in shredded coconut for added texture and flavor.
  4. Chill. Place onto a parchment paper lined tray and chill in fridge for 30-60 minutes.  
  5. Serve. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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