This vegetable is more than just a tasty side.
Carrots are delicious in savory dishes, but they're also fantastic for dessert! Tap into your inner bunny this Easter and make a beautiful spread of incredible, extra-carrot-y sweets. From classic carrot cake to healthy, date-sweetened muffins, here are seven excellent desserts featuring carrots.
Pastry chef Jodi Elliot's version is deliciously moist and not too sweet.
Get the recipe: Classic Carrot Cake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting
This is the ultimate carrot cake for chocolate lovers.
Get the recipe: Cocoa-Carrot Cake with Cocoa Crumble
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Simple date syrup sweetens these healthy muffins.
Get the recipe: Nutmeg-Banana-Carrot Muffins with Chocolate Ganache
If you like carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, then you will love these cookies.
Get the recipe: Oatmeal-Carrot Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
Coconut flour makes this classic carrot layer cake both gluten-free and pleasingly dense.
Get the recipe: Coconut Flour Carrot Cake
The cream cheese frosting on these moist carrot cupcakes is intentionally undersweetened to compensate for the sweet caramel topping.
Get the recipe: Carrot Cupcakes with Caramel and Cream Cheese Frosting
Because it's not overly sweet or rich, this dessert—a cross between a coarse-textured flourless nut cake and a carrot cake—would be perfect with a glass of sweet wine.
Get the recipe: Almond and Carrot Cake