According to Yelp, each of these spots serve up carrot cake with plenty of rave reviews.
There’s a reason Southerners love carrot cake. Perhaps it’s the spiced, nutty flavor, or possibly the tender, ultra-moist layers, or maybe the sweet, silky cream cheese frosting…okay, there might be a lot of reasons. As much as we love carrot cake and our many delicious recipe variations, it’s also quite hard to pass it up when we spot it on a menu. According to Yelp, we aren’t the only ones. With data provided from Yelp, we’ve rounded up the top 15 places to get carrot cake in the South, ranked using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning carrot cake at non-chain restaurants. With mouthwatering versions ranging from Warm Buttermilk Glazed Carrot Cake to Carrot Cake French Toast, these spots don’t disappoint when it comes to serving up top-notch homemade carrot cake in all shapes and sizes. We don’t know about you, but we’re already checking to see which places are within driving distance.
Secreto Kitchen & Bar
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Café
Baked & Wired
Herban Fix – Vegan Kitchen
Founding Farmers – D.C.
South Congress Café
Graze on Main
You’ll find a classic, yet reimagined Southern menu at this Virginia establishment, with dishes like hot pimiento cheese dip and beer-braised collards. We found ourselves drooling over their almost bread-like carrot cake that’s topped with a dollop of frosting and dusted with cinnamon.