Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie

This Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie is a creamy and healthy take on classic carrot cake. 

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Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie

I’m in love with this smoothie, y’all! Isn’t it pretty?

Carrot cake has a deliciously complex flavor profile. I love the spices and the texture. And I mean… it’s made with carrots so it has to count for something healthy, right?! Though I love a good slice of carrot cake, this smoothie puts carrots in the spotlight and requires just a fraction of the time to make.

For this blend, I combine traditional carrot cake flavors with pineapple and coconut for a tropical twist. It comes together in just a few minutes and is honestly my favorite smoothie so far.

Somehow, I always end up with extra carrots in the fridge. This carrot cake smoothie is a tasty way to use them up.

I shared a step-by-step tutorial on how I made this smoothie over on the KitchenAid blog along with some carrot nutrition information but had to share it with you here too!

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Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie

This Tropical Carrot Cake Smoothie is a creamy and healthy take on classic carrot cake. Made with pineapple, coconut, fresh carrots, and warm spices, this smoothie is a perfect snack or breakfast!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Beverage, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot smoothie recipes, healthy smoothie recipes
Servings: 2 smoothies
Calories: 406kcal
Author: Marisa Moore

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (refrigerated, not canned)
  • 2 cups shredded carrots (about 2 medium carrots)
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp chopped toasted walnuts
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes, plus more for garnish
  • Ground cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger to taste
  • maple syrup or to taste

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a high powered blender. Puree until smooth, about 1 minute. Top with leftover coconut flakes. Enjoy immediately.

Notes

NOTE: The pineapple needs to be frozen to get the creamy consistency. If you use fresh, add ice to the smoothie.

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 1097mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 42865IU | Vitamin C: 94mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 1.9mg

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