Let’s Get Baking: Carrot Cake Pops

Let’s Get Baking: Carrot Cake Pops


Guess who is back with a brand new baking blog! And this one is a tastebud-tingling twist on a classic. Get ready to take your carrot cake to new heights as you and your little ones make this portable party treat.


Check out the complete Christmas recipe here!



The Benefits of Baking for Children

Carrot Cake Pops


  • Happy and Healthy: Carrot cake is one of the healthier sweet treats around, providing plenty of opportunities to explore topics around healthy eating with your children.
  • Mixing and Motor Skills: Creating a cake mixture involves putting those muscles to work! Meaning little ones can improve physical skills such as hand-eye coordination, dexterity and motor skills at the mixing bowl and beyond: while enhancing their strength.
  • Practical Skills and Patience:  From pop to perfection, decorating your carrotty creations will require kids to persevere with patience and fine-tune their precision skills.
  • Edible Imaginations: There are no reigns on imagination here! Feel free to invite your little ones to interpret and improvise as they decorate and see what wild wonders await!
  • Relishing Rewards: Baking is a great way to reinforce positivity and happiness as children devour their delicious desserts.



Festive Fun Facts

Carrot Cake


  • The popularity of carrot cake in Britain dates back to world war 2. Carrots were used as an alternative sweetener in baked goods as they weren’t as heavily rationed as sugar or honey: and we brits can’t go without a slice of cake!


  • The largest carrot cake ever created weighed a whopping 2075 kg! This record is still held today by the Canadian town of Surrey.


  • National carrot cake day is celebrated on February 3rd, so don’t miss out!


  • No one knows who invented carrot cake, but it is thought to have derived from carrot puddings that were popular in medieval Europe.


  • Carrot cakes were not available to eat in restaurants in America until 1960!



We hope this blog has you inspired to bake some tasty treats!

Let’s get those little ones active and encourage bottoms out of their seats.

If you try this recipe let us know:

By leaving us a comment below!

Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.