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Is Carrot Cake Vegan? 

by Fabian Jackson

3min read

Been wondering whether or not you can make a carrot cake for your vegan friend’s birthday? Keep reading to find out.

Carrot cake

Carrot cake is a traditional English recipe dating back to the 16th century – well, a version that included many of the same flavours and ingredients, but also meat which we can safely say is omitted from modern recipes.

vegan carrot cake

Today’s carrot cakes are flavoured with cinnamon and vanilla, they include walnuts and are topped with a cream cheese frosting.

Is carrot cake vegan-friendly? 

Most traditional carrot cake isn’t suitable for vegans as it can contain everything from eggs, butter, milk and cream cheese. However, there are many tasty vegan recipes for this dessert.

What next?

If this post has made you as hungry for plant-based carrot cake as it has us, then why not make our vegan recipe

Let us know what you think of this recipe in the comments section below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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