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Carrot Cake Recipes for Easter

Coconut-Frosted Carrot Cake Recipe

 

I grew up in a Catholic household with an Irish-American father and a Polish-American mother — Easter at my house was no minor affair. I have fond memories of Easter brunch filled with Polish pierogiesIrish potato dishes and the usual holiday suspects. But the centerpiece of the table was always my mom’s carrot cake. Sweet, rich, and decadent, carrot cake is the perfect way to break your Lenten fasting.

When it comes to carrot cake, my mom doesn’t mess around (and like mother, like son). Delightfully devoid of dried fruit (a fierce controversy in its own right), my mom’s recipe boasts toasted pecans, hints of cinnamon and clove, and loads of shredded carrots, and the final cake is topped off with sweet and tangy, perfectly balanced cream cheese frosting. Oh, and did I mention the coconut-pecan filling?

Are you craving carrot cake now? We’ve got you covered (in cream cheese frosting). 

The gorgeous classic: Coconut-Frosted Carrot Cake Recipe from Zoe Francois (featured above and below). Zoe’s secrets to a perfectly balanced cream cheese frosting: Lyle’s Golden syrup and fresh lemon juice.

Zoe Francois Coconut-Frosted Carrot Cake Recipe

A nutty take on the traditional: Chuck Hughes’ Carrot Cake RecipeChuck piles his version high with maple syrup-glazed walnuts for a sweet, crunchy finish.

Chuck Hughes' Carrot Cake Recipe

For an international twist: Giada’s Parma-Style Carrot Cake Recipe, with fennel seeds that add a bright anise flavor to this springtime Italian cake.

Giada's Parma-Style Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot cake meets cookies: Carrot Cake Cookies RecipeThe addition of rolled oats in this recipe means you can make the batter into cookies, sandwich two together with frosting, and enjoy your new hand-held treat.

Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe

Alton’s classic Carrot Cake Recipe, with fluffy cream cheese frosting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homemade and delicious: Carrot Cake Recipe from Food.com.

Why-I-Joined-Zaar Carrot Cake Recipe This extremely moist cake has hundreds of positive reviews for a reason.

A healthy, vegan spin: Vegan Carrot Cake Recipe from Food.com.

Eggless Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe Apple sauce helps keeps these vegan hand-held treats moist without sacrificing flavor.

Start a new tradition at your house this year and serve up one of these carrot cake desserts.

Bugs Bunny Loves Carrots Bugs bunny knows “What’s Up.”

Plan your Easter feast:

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