National Carrot Cake Day
Facts on Carrot Cake
- Carrot cake is a cake which has carrots mixed into the batter.
- Carrot cake has a soft and dense texture.
- Many carrot cake recipes include optional ingredients, such as nuts or raisins.
- The most common icing on carrot cake is a cream cheese icing, which is made from sugar, butter and cream cheese.
- American-based carrot cake, with its cream-cheese icing, was listed as number five of the top five fad foods of the 1970s.