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Carrot Cakes

Carrot cake says spring like no other dessert. Check out our classic carrot cake recipes, plus cupcakes, and carrot-cake inspired cookies, and get our best tips on decorating carrot cake with a spring garden theme. And don’t forget the very best part of carrot cake: cream-cheese frosting.

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Beneath this towering yet unpretentious appearance lies multiple layers of moist, mildly spiced cake that are flecked with carrots and pecans and enveloped by a generous coating of cream cheese frosting.

recipe

Although carrot cake didn't appear in U.S. cookbooks until the second half of the twentieth century, today it is indisputably a classic and beloved American dessert. These delicious carrot-cake cookies incorporate the same ingredients into two wafers, which are sandwiched together with a layer of rich cream-cheese frosting.