17+ Vegan Carrot Cake Inspired Recipes You’ll Want To Try Today

Today is National Carrot Cake Day! But you can celebrate it any day with this variety of vegan carrot cake-inspired creations: from pancakes and energy bars to donuts and cinnamon rolls. And of course, with the cake itself! Most of the recipes on this list are gluten-free, and a lot are oil and refined sugar free.

Vegan Carrot Cake Pancakes by Make It Dairy Free

Who says you can’t have carrot cake for breakfast? Spice up your morning routine with these pancakes, topped with maple coconut cream cheese glaze. 

vegan carrot cake pancakes

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Parfait by Bo’s Kitchen

5 words: carrot cake in a jar. Easily customizable pantry-friendly recipe for a great morning!

vegan carrot cake breakfast parfait

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Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie by Marisa Moore

Carrot cake can also come in liquid form with this creamy, healthy take on a breakfast smoothie with a tropical twist. 

vegan carrot cake smoothie

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No-Bake Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars by The Big Man’s World

No time for dishes? No problem! These protein-packed, naturally gluten-free breakfast bars can be made in just one bowl! 

vegan carrot cake breakfast bars

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No-Bake Carrot Cake Energy Bites by Jessica In The Kitchen

Another quick treat to brighten your day, these vegan energy bites are made with only 7 ingredients, and are ready in 10 minutes!

vegan carrot cake energy bites

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Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins (Gf + Oil-Free) by Okonomi Kitchen

Treat yourself and your loved ones to these moist, flavourful, and easy to make carrot cake muffins! This recipe is oil-free, refined sugar-free, and can be made gluten-free as well. 

vegan carrot cake muffins

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Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls by The Colorful Kitchen

These carrot cake-inspired cinnamon rolls are the best of both worlds with their fluffy texture, glaze, and a little crunch.

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Vegan Carrot Cake Bread (Gf, Oil-Free) by Fueled Naturally

Looking for a healthier everyday version of carrot cake? Look no further – this simple recipe will satisfy your cravings.

vegan carrot cake bread

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Carrot Cake Donuts With Ginger (Gluten-Free) by Healthier Steps

Another classic sweet treat with a twist, these carrot cake donuts are not only baked (not fried) but also topped with ginger-flavored frosting and crystallized ginger.

vegan carrot cake donuts

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Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes by Rainbow Nourishments

If you’re looking for ways to make carrot cake easier to share, these moist and tender carrot cake cupcakes are here to help!

vegan carrot cake cupcakes

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Raw Coconut Carrot Cake by Sweet Potato Soul

Lovers of no-bake desserts will appreciate this raw vegan carrot cake, which is not only healthy and easy to make but bears a striking resemblance in taste and texture to the classic baked recipe. 

raw vegan carrot cake

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Healthy Carrot Cake (Vegan & Gluten-Free) by The Korean Vegan

This recipe will come in handy for those who are avoiding gluten, refined sugar, and oil. And it looks absolutely gorgeous as well!

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Super Moist Vegan Carrot Cake by Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Feeling lazy? You’re in luck: this recipe comes together nicely in a food processor. Top it off with billowy vegan orange-scented cream cheese icing and enjoy!

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Best Vegan and Gluten-free Carrot Cake by Two Spoons

Save this recipe for those times you need to impress someone (could be yourself!): this vegan carrot cake is baked in a bundt pan and topped with homemade cashew cream cheese frosting. A show-stopping dessert if there ever was one.

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Super Moist and Juicy Carrot Cake by The Raw Berry

Any day can become a special occasion if you make this moist and juicy cake!

vegan carrot cake

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Easy Vegan Carrot Cake by The Curious Chickpea

As beautiful as it is delicious, this cake is packed with textures and flavors from walnuts, cinnamon, and spices! It’s the kind of cake people won’t believe is vegan.

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The Best Vegan Carrot Cake (Gluten-Free) by The Banana Diaries

If you are feeling decadent, this is the recipe for you. On top of being gluten-free, it’s also nut-free, so you can keep it allergy-friendly and healthy for everyone.

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Vegan Carrot, Apple & Orange Cake by Avant-Garde Vegan

This cake is easy to make, easier to share, and it has a great flavor profile that will make you feel cozy any time of year!

vegan carrot cake

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Recipes curated by Kim-Julie Hansen. Article edited by Anna Kot.

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