In honor of National Carrot Cake Day, we thought we’d go looking for the most delicious carrot cakes in Puget Sound. Not only did we find locally owned bakeries who make their delicious cakes from scratch, we found a 100% gluten free bakery whose carrot cake ranks right up there with all the rest!

North Hill Bakery
518 15th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98112

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Try Capital Hill’s neighborhood bakery. They specialize in homemade pastries, breads, desserts & specialty cakes. Their carrot cake is extremely moist, with no nuts (for those with nut allergies – yay!) and layered through and through with delicious, classic cream cheese icing. Their baked goods are made from scratch with wholesome ingredients. Pop in their cozy café for an espresso and a pastry, just for fun.

Macrina Bakery
2408 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98109

With three Seattle area locations, Macrina’s carrot cake is an old fashioned favorite made with fresh carrots and toasted walnuts. Filled and frosted with a cream cheese buttercream plus a sprinkle of orange zest between layering. It is finished with toasted walnuts and candied carrot peel.

Simply Desserts
3421 Fremont Ave North
Seattle, WA 98103

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Celebrating 30 years of serving the Seattle masses tasty treats in the heart of Fremont, this charming little corner bakery is filled to the brim with luscious desserts. Come in for an afternoon latte and slice of cake. Each of their cakes, including their carrot cake, is made from scratch using premium quality all-natural ingredients.

Madison Park Bakery
4214 East Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98112

First established in 1929, Madison Park Bakery continues to serve the community a wide variety of wedding & specialty cakes, donuts, pies, pastries and cookies as a locally owned business. They offer cakes baked from scratch, to your specifications. You can order a carrot cake for a birthday or wedding with white buttercream or cream cheese frosting. You’re welcome to stop in any time in their quaint Madison Park neighborhood for an espresso and something sweet. Outdoor seating is available on sunny days.

Haley’s Corner Bakery
10216 SE 256th St. Suite 111
Kent, WA 98030

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Haley’s is a locally owned and operated 100% gluten-free bakery. They have dairy-free options as well, and make a huge variety of baked goods, pizzas, breads, and more. Their carrot cake can be custom made with a huge variety of fillings and frostings, all 100% gluten-free in their gluten free kitchen. Stop in for a latte and a piece of coffee cake or pick up a GF pizza to take home. Those who need to eliminate gluten from their diets can enjoy all the delicious baked goods they’ve been missing!