National Carrot Cake Day

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Ever loved a dessert so much that you wanted a day to celebrate it? Well, carrot cake aficionados have outdone themselves and have bagged a date on the calendar. Gather round to hear the tale of National Carrot Cake Day and why the internet can't get enough of this sweet, veggie-laced delight.

When is Carrot Cake Day?

It's national carrot cake day on the 3rd February.

History of Carrot Cake Day

Though the carrot cake has been tickling taste buds since medieval times when sugar and sweeteners were sparse and carrots, surprisingly sweet, became an economical substitute, the National Carrot Cake Day is a fairly recent commemoration. The day appears to solidify its place in the world of 'days' around 03 Feb 2017, baking its way to online fame with a whopping 2627 mentions!

Surprisingly, it isn't master bakers or garden-obsessed grannies who put the Day on the calendar but enthusiastic everyday netizens professing their love for this delicious treat.

How the Internet Celebrates

From fluffy GIFs of scrumptious slices to cake-decorating challenges, the internet is awash with carrot cake content every year. Folks share recipes, heartwarming tales of baking with their loved ones, and Instagram feeds overflow with drool-worthy carrot cake portrayals that could make even salad addicts swoon.

Savvy bakers and influencers alike take advantage of the day to dish out carrot cake trivia, such as the fact that the largest carrot cake ever baked weighed over 3 tons. Lines like these grab attention, and in turn, spawn more online mentions, tweets, retweets, likes, shares, and stories further baking this day into the digital world.

Did you know?

Did you know that a slice of carrot cake can contain up to 2 servings of vegetables? Talk about a delicious way to sneak in your daily greens!


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First identified

31st March 2015

Most mentioned on

3rd February 2017

Total mentions


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