How do you reimagine a classic like carrot cake? Popularized in the 1960s and 1970s, the cake builds on the sweetness and color of this root vegetable, combined with the richness of cream cheese icing. Here are five new ways to look at carrot cake.
1. Explore “bigger is better”: At Ocean Prime, the Cameron Mitchell seafood/steak/cocktail concept with 11 locations around the U.S., luxurious dessert offerings include a 10-Layer Carrot Cake, with pineapple syrup.