Lovers of sweet, delicious baked desserts, look alive, because it's National Carrot Cake Day! You can celebrate this fabulous food holiday with your favorite take on this tasty cake, or try one of these slightly off-beat carrot confections. Maybe you can wake up tomorrow with batch of delicious carrot cake pancakes? Or grab a carrot cake cookie before you race out the door. Any treat you try is sure to be delicious, so break out your baking tins already!

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Carrot Cake Cookies from Serious Eats

Carrot Cake Cookies from Serious Eats Photo by Carrie VasiosCarrot Cheesecake with Marzipan Carrots from Martha Stewart

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Carrot Cake Pancakes from My Recipes

Carrot Cake Pancakes from My Recipes Photo by Becky Luigart-StaynerCarrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Lime Frosting

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Carrot Walnut Loaf Cake from Serious Eats

Carrot Walnut Loaf Cake from Serious Eats Photo by Lucy Baker

And a delicious, classic carrot cake recipe too: 

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Carrot Cake with Toasted Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting from My Recipes

Carrot Cake with Toasted Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting from My Recipes Photo by Howard L. Puckett