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Steakhouses love to offer classic desserts, and Ocean Prime is no exception. The carrot cake here, however, is truly exceptional. The decadent 10-layer stack amps up the flavor with pineapple syrup, making this a customer favorite since the restaurant opened downtown. (Image: Courtesy Ocean Prime)

Carrot cake is springing up on menus all over D.C.

Carrot cake seems to be one of those love-it-or-hate-it desserts, but here’s some great news for all you love-it people: the classic spiced cake is popping up all over town.

Even better news is that in addition to the traditional layer cake with cream cheese frosting, pastry chefs are having a bit of fun with these comforting flavors, meaning there are many ways you can get your fix.

Click through the slideshow, eat your way through this list, and don’t even worry about your beach bod till April!