Easter Sweets: Where to Find the Best Carrot Cakes This Holiday
Carrots and cream cheese. No, that combo is not the cravings of a crazed woman in her ninth month of pregnancy; it's what brings carrot cake its magic.
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From the classic three-layer cake to miniature cupcakes and a cream-cheese-iced cookie, we've put together a list of where to pick up some of Houston's best carrot cakes for your celebration this Easter:
3600 Kirby | 713-522-9999
Classic Carrot Cake: filled with carrots, cinnamon, pineapple, and pecan. Can also be made with chocolate or no-sugar. Available in 3-layer round and sheet form. Prices starting from $27.50. Three working days' notice required for all sizes other than 9-inch round.
3510 White Oak | 713-426-3554
Carrot Cake: filled with carrots, pineapple, coconut and pecans. $40 for a 9-inch round cake; Larger sizes available upon request.
Carrot Cake Truffles (cake balls): Available for special orders. $1 each.
Take The Cake
5422 Highway 6 N. | 281-550-8448
Pineapple Carrot Cake: studded with grated carrots, crushed pineapples, and chopped walnuts. Available in 3-layer round and 2 or 3-layer sheet. Prices starting from $20.
2700 W. Alabama St | 713-520-7007
Carrot Cake Pops or Mini Cupcakes: Miniature sweets. $2.50/pop, $1.75/cupcake
Ooh La La Bakery
23920 Westheimer Parkway | 281-391-2253
Bunny Boo Cupcake: Cream cheese topped cupcakes available in Jumbo and Mini size. Jumbo: $3.25 or $36/dozen for jumbo; Mini: $1.25 or $13/dozen. Round and sheet cakes available as well.
4201 Bellaire Blvd. | 713-667-0983
Carrot Cake Loaf: filled carrots and ground pecans. Cream cheese icing. $6.25 for a medium loaf. Also available in cake form.
Michael's Cookie Jar
5330 Weslayan St. | 713-771-8603
Carrot Moon Cookie: baked with freshly grated carrots, walnuts, pineapple, and cinnamon and topped with cream cheese icing. $18 for a batch of 13 cookies.
House Of Pies
3112 Kirby | 713-528-3816
Carrot Cake: with cream cheese and pecan frosting. $18.50
Dacapo's Pastry Café
1141 E. 11th St. | 713-869-9141
Three-Layer Carrot Cake: with coconut and walnuts. $39.95 for a 9-inch round.
Carrot Bundt Cake: with hints of pineapple, cinnamon and nutmeg. Available in bite-sized cakes or 8-10 inch rounds. $16.50/dozen; Round cakes starting at $18.50.
3 Brothers Bakery
4036 S. Braeswood Blvd | 713-666-2253
12393 Kingsride Lane | 713-464-2253
Jumbo Carrot Cake Cupcakes: filled with nuts and raisins and topped with a Philadelphia cream cheese frosting. $3.95/cupcake. Also available in 8-inch round, $38.95
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3600 Kirby, Houston, TX
4201 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, TX
3112 Kirby, Houston, TX
3510 White Oak, Houston, TX
5330 Weslayan St., Houston, TX
1141 E. 11th St., Houston, TX
5000 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX
2700 W. Alabama St., Houston, TX