Oil-Free Vegan Carrot Cake

Oil-Free Vegan Carrot Cake

This oil-free and vegan carrot cake from Forks Over Knives is scrumptious, and it can be made gluten-free too.

Sweetened with fruit and made with whole plant foods, you can indulge in this treat without feeling guilty about it!


  • carrots
  • unsweetened plant-based milk
  • dates
  • raisins
  • banana
  • vanilla
  • rolled oats
  • walnuts (optional)
  • vanilla bean frosting (optional)
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves

Note: To make this recipe gluten-free, be sure to use gluten-free rolled oats.

Go with your preference of non-dairy milk (or whatever you have access to). Almond or oat milk, in particular, work well for with recipe.

Not only as a dessert, or a cake to have with tea, this vegan carrot cake can be a nice on-the-go snack as well. Just cut it into pieces and individually wrap them up, so they’re ready to go.

Or, make the “cupcakes/muffins” version of the recipe (pictured above). You can find the notes for baking on Straight Up Food.

You can even store them in the freezer, so they’re there when you need them.

With or without the frosting, this carrot cake is one not to be missed!

Find the full carrot cake recipe on Forks Over Knives.

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