Delicious Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe

Welcome, coffee aficionados! I’ve got a treat for you today. Imagine a fresh slice of carrot cake transformed into a creamy, velvety cappuccino. That’s right, the perfect marriage between dessert and coffee has been achieved in this recipe. Introducing my Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe!

As a barista, I’m always trying to come up with new and innovative ways to delight your taste buds. And boy, does this recipe deliver! The warm spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves perfectly balance the sweetness of the carrot juice while giving a nod to the classic carrot cake flavors we all know and love.

One sip of this carrot cake cappuccino and you are transported to a cozy bakery where you indulge in rich cakes and warm beverages. It’s the perfect pick-me-up on a chilly morning or an indulgent treat on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

But don’t just take my word for it, give it a try! This recipe is incredibly easy to make and will leave you with happy tummies and satisfied cravings. So whip out that Keurig or espresso machine and let’s get started on making the best carrot cake cappuccino you’ll ever taste!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Carrot Cake Cappuccino
Carrot Cake Cappuccino

Fellow coffee lovers, you are in for a treat with the carrot cake cappuccino recipe! This is not your average cup of joe; it’s a divine blend of rich coffee and warm spices infused with the sweet and earthy flavors of carrot cake. I guarantee you’ll love this recipe because it’s inventive, mouthwatering, and incredibly satisfying.

Firstly, have you ever tried carrot cake? Imagine taking those same flavors and combining it with your morning coffee. It’s like having the best of both worlds! The subtle notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice in the cake mix will put a warm glow to any amazing winter day. All these tastes combined with the smoothness of our milk-based Espresso drink makes for a magical flavor.

Furthermore, this recipe packs a punch that will knock your socks off – but in a good way! It has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice that will keep your taste buds hopping till the last drop. You can’t go wrong with starting your day off right with a delicious Carrot Cake Cappuccino. Even if you don’t feel like running to work or school after breakfast, this drink will give you all the energy you need to power through whatever comes next!

If you’re still not convinced, let me tell you about how easy this recipe is too customizable. Like your drinks sweeter? Just add more sugar or cream. Want an extra kick? Substitute some of the milk for carrot juice. Do you have allergies or sensitivities to certain foods? Go gluten-free, dairy-free or try switching out one or two ingredients for substitutes!

In conclusion, this tasty cuppa isn’t just any usual coffee – it is so much more! The spice combinations in Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe make short work like nothing else as they caters both to coffee lovers who want a unique brew without going too far from traditional coffee types putting the comfort of classic coffee flavors at the forefront. With all that overall goodness, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t try this recipe!

Ingredient List

 Satisfy your cake cravings with a cup of Carrot Cake Cappuccino.
Satisfy your cake cravings with a cup of Carrot Cake Cappuccino.

To make a Carrot Cake Cappuccino, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp of carrot juice
  • 2 tsp of walnut oil
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp of allspice
  • 2 shots of espresso or 1 cup of brewed coffee
  • For the cake:
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp of ground allspice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil or walnut oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups shredded carrots (about 5 to 6 medium carrots)
  • For the frosting:
    • 8 oz cream cheese, softened at room temperature
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
    • 3 cups powdered sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Make sure to have all your ingredients for the perfect and easy-to-make Carrot Cake Cappuccino!

The Recipe How-To

 Enjoy the rich aroma and heavenly taste of this delicious coffee creation.
Enjoy the rich aroma and heavenly taste of this delicious coffee creation.

Now that you have gathered all the necessary ingredients, it’s time to learn how to make this delicious Carrot Cake Cappuccino.


  1. In a large bowl, beat two eggs until fully combined.
  2. Add 3 tablespoons of walnut oil and 3/4 cup of granulated sugar to the bowl and continue to beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture while also adding in 1 cup of carrot juice to the bowl.
  5. Mix everything well until it forms a batter.
  6. At this point you can add any additional mix-ins like raisins or walnuts.
  7. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  8. Grease a 9×13 inch cake pan with butter or cooking spray.
  9. Pour the carrot cake batter into the greased cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  10. Once finished, remove from oven and let cool for at least 20 minutes.

Now that your Carrot Cake is ready, it’s time to prepare your coffee!

For Single-Serve Recipe:

  1. Brew your favorite coffee using your Keurig K-cup machine or coffee maker as directed.
  2. Dispense brewed coffee into your desired serving cup until approximately 3/4 full.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons of heavy cream and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the cup.
  4. Pour the coffee into a blender, then add 1/4 cup of the cooled carrot cake and 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
  5. Blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  6. Pour your Carrot Cake Cappuccino into a coffee cup and top with whipped cream as desired.

For Multiple-Serve Recipe:

  1. Brew 4 cups of your favorite coffee using your Keurig K-cup machine or coffee maker as directed.
  2. Dispense brewed coffee into a large 2 quart bowl.
  3. Add 3 tbsp of heavy cream, 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the bowl while also adding in 1/2 cup of cold milk (optional).
  4. Mix everything together until fully combined and creamy.
  5. Add in your cooled carrot cake crumbles and mix.
  6. Serve your Carrot Cake Cappuccino in individual coffee

Substitutions and Variations

 Take a sip and get whisked away to a world of sweetness and warmth.
Take a sip and get whisked away to a world of sweetness and warmth.

The carrot cake cappuccino recipe is already top-notch, but there are some variations you can do to the recipe if you want to switch things up a bit. Here are some suggestions that you might want to consider:

1. Gluten-free: If you are gluten-sensitive, you can substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free alternative like almond flour or coconut flour. This substitution will not affect the recipe’s taste or texture, and it will still yield a delicious carrot cake cappuccino.

2. Chocolate Twist: Want to add something chocolaty to your carrot cake cappuccino? You can add cocoa powder to the batter before baking it. Or, you can also top your cappuccino with chocolate chips, whipped cream, and drizzle it with chocolate sauce.

3. Cream Cheese Frosting: If you want a richer and creamier version of your carrot cake cappuccino, try making a cream cheese frosting to spread on top of your cappuccino cake. To make this frosting, mix together some heavy cream, sugar, and cream cheese until they become smooth and creamy.

4. Different nut oils: Instead of walnut oil you can experiment with other types of nut oil such as pecan oil, macadamia oil or hazelnut oil to infuse different flavors into your cake.

5. Spongy Sponge Cake: If you prefer sponge cakes instead of heavy crumb cakes then reduce the quantities of baking powder and soda in half for a spongier texture.

Making substitutions or variations in a recipe can sometimes lead to interesting and remarkable discoveries in cooking/baking styles so don’t hesitate to try on something new or adjust with your preference!

Serving and Pairing

 Creamy foam, bold espresso, and a hint of carrot cake flavor, this cappuccino is an indulgent treat.
Creamy foam, bold espresso, and a hint of carrot cake flavor, this cappuccino is an indulgent treat.

Ready to enjoy your freshly brewed carrot cake cappuccino? This warm and comforting drink is best served in a large coffee cup with a dollop of whipped cream for added richness.

Looking for the perfect pairing to go with your carrot cake cappuccino? Try serving it with a slice of homemade carrot cake for the ultimate dessert experience! The flavors of the spices and sweetened milk combine perfectly with the moist, dense texture of a classic carrot cake.

For those who prefer lighter dessert options, consider pairing your cappuccino with a simple fruit salad or a refreshing sorbet. The fruity sweetness will complement the spices in the drink and provide a refreshing contrast to the warm, creamy texture of the cappuccino.

If you want to take things up a notch, try pairing your carrot cake cappuccino with a cheese board featuring creamy, rich cheeses like brie or gouda. The savory notes in the cheese will bring out the complexities in the coffee, creating a culinary experience that is sure to please even the most refined palates.

Whether you choose to pair it with sweet or savory options, this delightful carrot cake cappuccino is certain to delight your taste buds and leave you feeling warm and satisfied. So grab your favorite mug, pull up a chair, and savor every sip!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Top it off with a sprinkle of cinnamon, and you've got yourself a masterpiece.
Top it off with a sprinkle of cinnamon, and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece.

Ah, the pleasures of making something in advance and having it ready just when we need it! With this Carrot Cake Cappuccino recipe, you can make the cake ahead of time and have your homemade cappuccino treat whenever you like.

Firstly, when you’re making this recipe, don’t hesitate to make extra cappuccino cakes; these freeze incredibly well. Just cut them individually and store them in an airtight container before freezing them. You can then quickly heat them up in the microwave or oven without compromising on taste or texture. In fact, reheating may even enhance their flavor.

As you would expect from any cake recipe, they taste best when freshly baked. So, we suggest storing this cake at room temperature for 24 hours, tightly wrapped with cling film or placed under a cake cover, to maintain moisture.

You can also store the cream cheese frosting separately by placing it in an airtight container and keeping it in the refrigerator until you’re ready to assemble your cakes.

When you’re ready to indulge in your delightful carrot cake cappuccino recipe again, reheat them using one of the following methods:

– Oven method: Preheat the oven to 325°F and place your frozen cappuccino cake slice onto a baking sheet. Bake for about 10-15 minutes until warmed through.

– Microwave method: Unwrap your frozen cappuccino cake slice, place it on a microwave-safe plate or paper towel to prevent sticking, and heat it on high for approximately 20-30 seconds.

It’s worth noting that while reheating your cappuccino cake will restore its great taste and aroma, it won’t look the same as when it was fresh out of the oven. The whipped cream might melt or lose some volume, so make sure not to overheat it or use too much heat.

In conclusion, with these storing tips and reheating methods, you can enjoy an indulgent carrot cake cappuccino anytime you like without sacrificing any aspect of its flavor and texture. So why not prepare a few slices in advance, sit back, relax and savor the happy marriage of coffee and cake!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Perfect for a cozy morning in or an afternoon pick-me-up.
Perfect for a cozy morning in or an afternoon pick-me-up.

As a barista, I have learned some tips to get the best results when making the Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe. Here are my best tips to ensure that you end up with a delicious and satisfying cup of coffee.

First, use fresh ingredients whenever possible. Fresh spices like ground cloves, allspice, ground nutmeg and ground cinnamon will give your cappuccino a far richer and more complex flavor than stale spices.

Second, pay attention to the temperature of your milk. Ideally, you want your milk around 140°F to 160°F for the perfect froth. If your milk is too cold, you won’t get enough foam, and if it’s too hot, it’ll scorch and ruin the taste.

Third, don’t skimp on the carrot juice! This is what gives our Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe its unique flavor. Use high-quality carrot juice or even make it yourself if you have time- this will really take your coffee to another level.

Fourthly, use heavy cream instead of light cream or half-and-half for an extra-rich and creamy texture. It’ll give you that latte-like consistency that you’re after.

Fifthly, use walnut oil instead of regular oil or butter for added depth of flavor. This ingredient adds a distinctive nuttiness that is not found in other oils.

Sixthly and lastly, sprinkle some crumb topping on top of your cappuccino just before serving. This will add an additional crunch to the drink that can really elevate its overall taste experience.

With these tips in mind plus the carefully chosen ingredients in the recipe itself, you’ll have an incredibly moist and easy-to-make carrot cake cappuccino like no other.

Bottom Line

I hope this recipe has awakened your taste buds and inspired you to try something new. If you’re a fan of carrot cake or cappuccinos, why not combine the two? This Carrot Cake Cappuccino is a delightful treat that can be enjoyed any time of day.

By following my detailed instructions and using high-quality ingredients, you can create an incredibly moist and easy-to-make cappuccino that will impress your friends and family. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations or substitutes to make it your own.

So, whether you’re a coffee lover looking for a new twist on your favorite drink, or a dessert enthusiast searching for something unique, this Carrot Cake Cappuccino recipe is sure to satisfy. Trust me, one sip of this delicious beverage will have you coming back for more.

Now, it’s time to put on that apron and get started on making this tasty drink. Don’t forget to share photos of your creations and let us know how it turned out in the comments below. Cheers!

Carrot Cake Cappuccino

Carrot Cake Cappuccino Recipe

Cute non caffinated (no coffee) Cappuccino
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Dessert
Calories 177 kcal


  • 1/2 quart carrot juice
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon walnut oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • In a medium-size pot over medium-high heat, reduce the carrot juice by half. This should take about 15 minutes.
  • Whisk in all remaining ingredients except the milk.
  • In a separate pot, warm milk and whisk into a foam.
  • Serve seasoned carrot juice in a cappuccino cup and top with milk foam.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 174gCalories: 177kcalCarbohydrates: 22.7gProtein: 2.4gFat: 8.9gSaturated Fat: 3.7gCholesterol: 19.7mgSodium: 53.9mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 14.2g
Keyword < 30 Mins, Beverages, Low Protein
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