Carrot Cake Banana Bread – Chocolate Coated Katie

Candy, moist, and completely scrumptious, this frosted home made carrot cake banana bread recipe is ideal for a wholesome breakfast or dessert!

Carrot Cake Banana Bread, with Homemade Frosting

For those who’re in search of a beautiful springtime recipe to serve household or visitors, this basic carrot cake banana bread is at all times an enormous crowd pleaser.

The recipe may be low fats, low calorie, oil free, gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and vegan. And it’s tremendous straightforward to make, utilizing components you have already got available.

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carrot cake banana bread

If solely carrot cake have been at all times in season.

I’d be so completely satisfied posting carrot themed recipes all 12 months spherical.

However since probably nobody else in addition to me desires to eat carrot cake in December (or possibly you do too?), I attempt to pack as a lot carrot cake as I probably can into the few weeks between St. Patrick’s Day and Easter.

As a result of I’ve already posted carrot cake oatmeal, waffles, and Wholesome Carrot Cake, this 12 months I made a decision to show the flavour into banana bread, considered one of my different favourite flavors.

I knew the recipe can be good earlier than even tasting it. In spite of everything, it’s carrot cake AND banana bread!

Above – watch the carrot cake banana bread recipe video

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Carrot cake banana bread components

To make the recipe, you will want flour, cinnamon, shredded carrot, pure vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sweetener and milk of selection, and mashed banana.

Whereas the carrot cake banana bread is totally great by itself, considered one of my favourite issues about carrot cake is the frosting.

For vegan carrot cake banana bread, select your favourite dairy free milk of selection. The carrot banana loaf is already naturally egg free.

Sorts of flour that work embody spelt flour, oat flour, white all function flour, or some all function gluten free flours. Be at liberty to experiment with others, though I don’t suggest utilizing coconut flour or almond flour.

You possibly can frost with softened Coconut Butter or about half a cup of the home made vegan cream cheese frosting recipe from my Vegan Cinnamon Rolls.

I sprinkled crushed walnuts and shredded carrot excessive to embellish.

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The best way to make carrot cake banana bread

Preheat the oven to 350 levels Fahrenheit, and grease a 9×5 loaf pan or line the underside of the pan with parchment paper.

In a big mixing bowl, mix all dry components and stir nicely. You possibly can add half a cup of crushed walnuts or shredded coconut if you want.

Whisk all remaining components, together with the shredded carrot and banana, in a separate bowl. Or you possibly can technically save time and whisk them straight into the dry components to type a batter. Don’t overmix.

Easy the batter into the ready loaf pan. Place on the oven’s heart rack, and bake for 45 minutes or till a toothpick inserted into the middle of the carrot banana loaf comes out largely clear.

Let the bread cool fully earlier than going across the sides with a knife. Invert onto a big serving plate, and frost if desired.

Baking and storage ideas

Loosely cowl with material or paper towels, and retailer on the counter or within the fridge in a single day.

The style and texture of this bread are higher the subsequent day, as a result of extra moisture will evaporate, leading to a fluffier loaf.

After someday, it’s best to refrigerate leftovers for 3 or 4 days in a lined container. Or slice and freeze for as much as three months.

For low carb, do this Keto Carrot Cake

Secretly Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Bread Recipe (Vegan)
  • 2 cups white, spelt, or oat flour (or do this Almond Flour Banana Bread)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • optionally available 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed overripe banana (for banana free, do this Vegan Carrot Cake)
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup, honey, or agave
  • 1/4 cup milk of selection or water
  • 1/4 cup oil or extra water
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • optionally available crushed walnuts, coconut, and so forth.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9×5 pan, or line with parchment. Mix dry components in a bowl. If desired, you possibly can add 1/2 cup crushed walnuts and/or a handful of shredded coconut. Whisk liquid components—together with carrot and banana—in  separate bowl. Pour moist into dry, and stir to type a batter. Easy into ready pan. Bake on the middle rack 45 minutes or till a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out largely clear. Let cool. Cowl and refrigerate in a single day. Style and texture are a lot better the second day (and even higher the third day because it will get sweeter). Leftovers may be sliced and frozen for as much as a month. If you wish to frost the bread, I included just a few hyperlinks to some frosting recipes above within the put up, or you should use about 1/2 cup softened coconut butter, sweetened if desired.View Diet Details

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