Carrot Cake Smoothie

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My friends, you are looking at my new favorite afternoon snack! I’ve honestly been enjoying one of these deliciously creamy Carrot Cake Smoothies daily for a little over a week now… and I’m not tiring of it yet.

In fact, I’ve already steamed more carrots so that I’m fully prepared to make more Carrot Cake Smoothies next week!

Yep, I think it’s that good.

How to make a carrot cake smoothie.

This smoothie showcases some traditional ingredients that I would put in my scratch-made carrot cake such as carrots, sweetened coconut, crushed pineapple, milk, and cinnamon. It’s also made with a frozen banana, orange juice, plain Greek yogurt, and hearty oats.

That shortlist of ingredients creates an eye-catching shake that is chockful of nutrition and a comforting sweet (but not too sweet) flavor!

If you need to keep things dairy-free, simply substitute in your favorite brands of non-dairy yogurt and non-dairy milk in the same portions as the dairy products listed in this recipe.

This smoothie has been a wonderful afternoon pick-me-up for me, and I truly look forward to it when 2:00 p.m. rolls around on the clock. It satisfies my maniac of a sweet tooth and gives me a nutritional boost all while keeping me full until dinnertime. It truly does it all, folks.

My sincere hope is that you will enjoy it too! xo -M

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

Recipe by Marcelle at A Little Fish in the Kitchen Course: Breakfast, DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This creamy Carrot Cake Smoothie features all the classic flavors of a luscious carrot cake without all the fuss (or guilt)! Enjoy!


  • 1 medium banana, sliced and frozen

  • 1/2 medium (1/4 cup) cooked or steamed carrot, sliced (please see notes below)

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used 0% milkfat)

  • 1/2 cup low fat milk

  • 1/2 cup orange juice

  • 1/4 quick cooking oats

  • 2 tablespoons crushed pineapple, chilled

  • 2 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Optional ingredients for garnish
  • coarsely chopped pecans

  • extra sweetened shredded coconut

  • shredded carrots


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth!
  • Transfer to a tall (16 oz) drinking glass.
  • Enjoy!

Recipe Video


  • If you have a high-power blender this smoothie can be made using fresh slices of uncooked carrot. If you have a regular blender, steam the carrots and allow them to cool completely before making a Carrot Cake Smoothie.
  • Recipe from A Little Fish in the Kitchen blog at All content is owned by Marcelle G. Bolton. Please contact the author for permission to republish.


  1. I’ve never heard of a cake smoothie, but now it’s all I can think about!

    • Hi Jeff!! Thank you for stopping by!! I’m considering recreating this recipe and making a lighter version of it. It’s a very tasty treat though as it is!

  2. I love this smoothie! It looks so refreshing and really delicious.

  3. I love carrot juice and I wouldn’t have known how to make a carrot smoothie, but cooking them is genius! I can’t believe I didn’t figure that out myself. SO excited to try this!

  4. First, I’m going to say that this looks fantastic and so refreshing! Second, I have to tell you that I laughed out loud when I read the recipe… Marks two culinary nightmares are: carrot cake and smoothies.

    • Oh David, thank you! And that’s so funny! 😂 Glad I could hit that nail on the head!!💙🥕🍍🍰

  5. Wow. This is SO creative. And different. And good looking! Neat recipe — thanks.

  6. This looks so creamy and I bet it’s very tasty too.

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