Staff Picks

Best Carrot Cake

Rating: 5 stars 6
Truly our best-ever carrot cake recipe, make this classic favorite for a crowd and you might not have any leftovers to bring home. We even tested our recipe against the Queen of England's carrot cake, and the Southern version won by a landslide. For more flavor, try toasting the nuts and coconut before adding them to the batter. It's important to cool the cakes completely before frosting, otherwise the frosting will just melt right off. To expedite the cooling process, you can put the cakes on their wire racks in the freezer (don't worry, it's not cheating), checking until they're thoroughly cool. This is a cake you can bake for any occasion. We recommend this cake anytime from Easter to Christmas.

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

Made with grated carrots, Granny Smith apples, and sweetened coconut, these carrot cake layers are moist, sweet, and soft.

Quick Pickled Slaw Recipe

This light, healthy slaw recipe is mildly acidic and full of flavor.

Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Lemons Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
Don't waste a drop of the rich pan sauce from this recipe; we love it with mashed potatoes or crusty bread.

Permanent Slaw Recipe

A cross between a vinegar-based coleslaw and chowchow, Permanent Slaw is tender and tangy.

BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
This delicious and easy recipe makes enough to have leftover chicken for another meal.

Curried Chicken Pot Pie

A chicken pot pie is always a welcome dish at the table, whether you serve it for Sunday dinner or a weeknight meal.

Skillet-Roasted Carrots

Celebrate a fresh bounty of rainbow carrots.

Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots Recipe

Rating: 1 stars 1
Spiced carrots will soon be your family's most requested Thanksgiving side dish.

Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot cake gets a fall makeover with our Apple-Pecan Carrot Cake recipe.

Sweet Potato-Carrot Casserole Recipe

Cooked carrots add smooth texture and extra flavor to this comfort food favorite.

Coconut-Carrot Cake with Coconut Buttercream Recipe

Why choose between carrot cake and coconut cake when both flavors work so well together?

Inspiration and Ideas

9 Ways with Carrot Cake
Moist, flavorful, and often paired with creamy frosting, these carrot cake recipes are perfectly delightful.
30 Delicious Ideas for Cooking with Carrots
Carrots, they're not just for snacking anymore.
Carrot Cake Cheesecake

A thick layer of carrot cake is substituted for a crust in this spiced cheesecake, packed with fresh ginger and cinnamon.