One of my favorite parts of spring is having a big ol’ slice of carrot cake after Easter dinner. Every time I have a slice, I’m reminded of how underrated carrot cake is in the realm of desserts. I don’t know that I’ve ever tried a slice of carrot cake I didn’t love which is why I’m perfectly confident in doing a bit of experimentation. If carrot cake tastes delicious in its original form, then surely a carrot cake cookie or parfait must be just as good, right?
Well, we’re here to put that theory to the test with our 12 favorite variations on the carrot cake recipe you know and love from all of your favorite food recipe sites.