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Carrot Cake Day

Celebrate the carrot cake!

What can you say about a carrot? Quite often when we think of them, we associate them as being a rabbit’s favourite food. We were always told as children that eating the carrots on your plate would help you see in the dark. By all means carrots do provide you with Vitamin A which is used by your body to maintain normal eyesight, however, they don’t make your eyesight better than normal by eating lots of them like we were told.

We have to face it though; carrots are a go to vegetable for a lot of us. That is by no means a bad thing, and it’s understandable why we lean towards them more than green vegetables say, as they tend to be quite sweet. Due to their sweetness, they have been used for centuries in sweet desserts. It is thought that the modern carrot cake actually derived from the medieval carrot pudding, that was enjoyed across Europe, although the is some contention as to the actual origins of the humble carrot cake.

In the 20th century carrot cake was re-introduced as a “healthy alternative” to traditional desserts, this was due to the vegetable content in it. The first time this was out of necessity, and during World War II when rationing was a must, but vegetables were plentiful due to “Dig for Victory” when everyone was encouraged to grow their own, carrots were a great substitute for the lack of other items such as sugar. The second wave of reintroduction in the latter years of the 20th century, it was spurred by the popular (and often misguided) wave of health foods.

We do understand why the carrot cake is a favourite though, it’s the mixture of sweetness, the texture and the spices make it quite enjoyable to eat. On the 3rd of February 2022 it is Carrot Cake Day, so it’s a great opportunity to celebrate this wonderful cake. Don’t worry if you don’t have time to make a carrot cake, don’t know where to start, or just don’t want to, you can get a carrot cake delivered straight to your door whenever you want from

Carrot Cake

A carrot cake with a sponge full of cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts, sultanas & grated carrots with vanilla buttercream and walnuts. Grated carrot, cinnamon, walnuts, plump sultanas, free-range eggs, and a hint of nutmeg make up this rich and juicy sponge. Naturally flavoured vanilla buttercream with crunch walnut pieces on top.

Looking for a gluten free carrot cake? Not a problem, we have gluten free carrot cakes available for delivery too!

Want or need a vegan cake? Great news, we also make vegan carrot cakes!Want or need a vegan cake? Great news, we also make vegan carrot cakes!

Everyone will be able to enjoy a fabulous carrot cake on Carrot Cake Day 2022 with a cake from Sponge.

Carrot Cake Delivery

Sponge offers next-day delivery on our carrot cakes across the UK, when you order by 2pm. So, if you can’t be with a loved one on a special occasion, or want a delicious carrot birthday cake delivered to your door, we will ensure that your cakes are delivered safely and securely straight to your front door. Our Sponge cake delivery service is second to none with our robust designed packaging that keeps your order safe in transit.

Placing your order couldn’t be more straightforward, just place your carrot cake order online on our website. Then you can select the delivery date from our handy calendar, whether you need your order for next day delivery, or want to place your order in advance, the choice is yours! Our calendar allows you to place your order as far in advance as you would like, so you can pick a delivery date that is convenient for you.

If you’re ordering a cake for a special occasion, we recommend selecting the delivery date for a day or two before you require your order to make sure it is there in plenty of time. This is in case there are problems with the delivery (breakdowns, exceptional circumstances, or events). Our cakes have either a 7 or 10 day life from the date of dispatch, depending on the flavour, so even if they arrive a day or two early, they will still be fresh and delicious on your special occasion.