Boston’s Best Carrot Cake

By Nancy Burgess, Speakeasy

Carrot cake is a delicious dessert treat anytime of the day. Local restaurants and bakeries around the City of Boston offer many wonderful carrot cake choices to be enjoyed by their guests. The various choices include full-size cakes and cupcakes with filling between layers, creamy frosting and many different additions to the cake batter like nuts and pineapple. Enjoy a delectable bite or two of carrot cake for dessert or a special snack.

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Mike’s Pastry in the North End (WBZ)


Mike’s Pastry
300 Hanover St.
Boston, MA 02113-1801
(617) 742-3050
www.mikespastry.com

Located in Boston’s North End neighborhood for over 50 years and also in Cambridge’s Harvard Square, Mike’s Pastry is well-known for their cannolis, other Italian pastries and American dessert favorites. Everything sold at Mike’s Pastry is made fresh on the premises. Mike’s Pastry’s carrot cake tops their list of dessert specialties and is sold by the slice. This delicious cake has a rich cream cheese frosting and is topped with shredded coconut to round out the flavor and great texture.

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(Photo Credit: South End Buttery)


South End Buttery
314 Shawmut Ave.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 482-1015
www.southendbuttery.com

South End Buttery is situated in the eclectic South End neighborhood of the city and executes a unique community commitment. They name each unique cupcake after a staff member’s dog and then donate a portion of the cupcake sales to an animal rescue cause. Harriet Carrot Cupcake is topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting and is available in the standard cupcake size or can be baked in a miniature size with a 48-hour notice.

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(Photo Credit: Fratelli’s Pastry Shop)


Fratelli’s Pastry Shop
25 Broad St.
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 328-7855
www.fratellispastry.com

The carrot cake at Fratelli’s Pastry shop is an extraordinary classic dessert. It is a layer cake with traditional cream cheese frosting and can be finished with or without walnuts atop. Fratelli’s carrot cake is available in a variety of sizes including 7″, 10″, 1/4 sheet, 1/2 sheet or full sheet. The shops are conveniently located in suburbs just south of the city, Quincy and Weymouth.

Related:  Boston’s Best Chocolate Cake

Konditor Meister
32 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 849-1970
www.konditormeister.com

There are wonderful desserts and treats at the award-winning Konditor Meister in Braintree, MA, a suburb just south of Boston. They offer two carrot cake choices at this creatively delicious bakery. The carrot torte is layered carrot cake made with walnuts, apricot jam between the layers and cream cheese frosting. The carrot cupcakes have a cream cheese filling and are topped with a white buttercream rosette and a sweet carrot decor atop. Presentation is of the utmost importance at Konditor Meister.


Sweet Tooth Boston
371 W. Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 268-2555
www.sweettoothboston.com

This fun and frivolous bakery is nestled in the urban chic South Boston neighborhood. Their made-to-order custom design cakes allow guests to pick the flavor of the cake, filling and icing to create a unique combination to fit their taste. The specialty dessert carrot cake is laden with pecans, walnuts, pineapple and golden raisins and then topped with cream cheese icing. The typical 8-inch dessert carrot cake feeds 12 to16 guests.

Related: Best Cupcakes North Of Boston

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