Dreamy Carrot Cake

Dreamy Carrot Cake (Gluten Free) from Gluten Free Spinner [featured on AllGlutenFreeDesserts.com]

Dreamy Carrot Cake from Gluten Free Spinner

Calling all carrot cake lovers! This Dreamy Carrot Cake from Mary at Gluten Free Spinner is for you! I love how Mary “spins” gluten-free recipes until she gets them right for her readers.

This carrot cake is the first carrot cake she has made from scratch. Ever. Gluten-free all-purpose flour, carrots, pineapple, pecans, and classic cream cheese frosting make this carrot cake recipe truly dreamy.

Click this link for Mary’s Dreamy Carrot Cake recipe over at Gluten Free Spinner.

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  1. I made this one! It is everything it says it is, and then some. It’s fantastic, and as usual, I’ll have some pictures for you. To say this was a smashing success is an understatement!

    • Yay, Angela! We could all tell how great the recipe was from the photo and ingredients, but there’s absolutely nothing like a firsthand review. Thank you so much! I am thrilled and Mary will be, too. :-)


  2. Needing to make this for our girl’s bday this weekend. I used to make one every year from scratch, but now our son has CD so I didn’t know if I could just use my old recipe and sub GF flour. This one looks great, but I usually make it in a 9×12 pan, do you think this recipe would work in that size pan, maybe adjusting the baking time? Thanks!

  3. Joyce McDowell says:

    I am dairy free. What can I substitute for the frosting so it would be dairy free as well as the gluten free?

    • Joyce–Hope there are some dairy-free cream cheese options that you can use per Mary’s suggestion. I heard that Daiya has come out with a soy-free one. There are some other dairy-free “cream cheese” recipes online, too. Good luck!


  4. Thank you, Angela! I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed my carrot cake, what a lovely comment and review!


  5. Hi Lisa;
    Using a 13×9 pan should work just fine…and yes, you may need to adjust the time a bit using a toothpick for a gauge. Happy Birthday to your daughter!


  6. Hi Joyce;
    You could try a dairy substitute cream cheese, like Tofutti or Galaxy Nutritional Foods has one as well. I haven’t tried either but you might have luck! Let us know how you do!


  7. Lynn Paul says:

    Did a 13×9 pan work? Suggestions in pan size are good, because if I don’t make this to share I will eat ALL of it…

  8. Jill Hobbs says:

    I’m making this for my husband’s birthday this coming weekend. He’s not GF but two of the guests are. This way everyone at the party can have cake.
    Thank you for sharing the recipe.


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