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Vegan Carrot Cake

Indulge guilt-free with our vegan carrot cake recipe. Moist layers, creamy filling, and luscious icing. Perfect for any occasion.

The Delicious History of Vegan Carrot Cake: A Sweet Twist on Tradition

Carrot cake has been a beloved dessert for generations, but its vegan version brings a modern twist to this classic treat.
Originally rooted in the tradition of using surplus carrots from the winter harvest, carrot cake has evolved over time to become a staple in bakeries worldwide.


Vegan Carrot Cake

Cooking method: Baking
Cuisine: Other
Courses: Dessert
Difficulty: intermediate
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
20 min 25 min 20 min 65 min
Servings: 8 person
Calories: 395kcal
Best season: all

The vegan adaptation of carrot cake emerged as a response to dietary preferences and restrictions, offering a cruelty-free and plant-based alternative without compromising on flavor or texture.
By substituting traditional ingredients like eggs and dairy with plant-based alternatives, vegan carrot cake caters to a broader audience while staying true to its roots.

This delightful

dessert features layers of moist carrot-infused cake, complemented by a creamy vegan filling and topped with a luscious white vegan icing.
The combination of sweet carrots, aromatic spices, and rich frosting creates a symphony of flavors that tantalize the taste buds and satisfy even the most discerning palate.

While the exact origins of vegan carrot cake may be difficult to pinpoint, its popularity continues to soar as more people embrace plant-based lifestyles and seek healthier dessert options.
Whether enjoyed on special occasions or as a daily indulgence, vegan carrot cake offers a guilt-free treat that celebrates the goodness of nature in every bite.

Vegan Carrot Cake Recipe
Indulge guilt-free with our vegan carrot cake recipe. Moist layers, creamy filling, and luscious icing

In conclusion,

vegan carrot cake represents a delicious evolution of a timeless dessert, marrying tradition with innovation to create a culinary masterpiece that delights vegans and non-vegans alike.
With its rich history and irresistible flavors, this sweet sensation is sure to remain a cherished favorite for generations to come.


For the cake

For the filling

For the icing


  1. Preheat your oven

    to 180°C (350°F) and grease and flour two 8-inch round cake pans.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

  3. Add the grated carrots, chopped walnuts, and raisins to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.

  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil and almond milk.

  5. Pour this mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

  6. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans and smooth the tops with a spatula.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean.

  8. Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

  9. For the filling

    In a mixing bowl, beat together the vegan cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

  10. For the icing

    In a separate mixing bowl, beat together the powdered sugar, vegan butter, almond milk, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

  11. Assembly

    Once the cakes have cooled completely, place one cake layer on a serving plate.

  12. Spread the vegan cream cheese filling evenly over the top of the cake layer.

  13. Place the second cake layer on top of the filling.

  14. Pour the icing over the top of the cake, allowing it to drip down the sides.

  15. Use a spatula to spread the icing evenly over the top and sides of the cake.

  16. Decorate with additional chopped walnuts, pecan, blueberry or shredded carrots, if desired.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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