carrot cake

noun
plural carrot cakes

Definition of carrot cake

: a cake made with shredded carrots in the batter At least half the entries were the classic carrot cake made with flour, oil, eggs, sugar, carrot and spices and topped with cream-cheese icing, a recipe that emerged in the United States in the late 1970s.— Richard Cornish

First Known Use of carrot cake

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Carrot cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carrot%20cake. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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