One of the first things that comes to mind when you think of Easter is bunnies and rabbits. Their favorite food just happens to be a delicious, healthy, versatile vegetable that most humans love too! You don’t just have to make carrot cake out of carrots; there’s a whole slew of recipes that include them! If you’re looking for a way to use carrots in your Easter festivities, try these delicious carrot breads and muffins. Don’t forget to check out these and many other recipes on our Food Monster App!
1. Carrot Cake Muffins
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2. Easy Pumpkin Carrot Muffins
Source: Easy Pumpkin Carrot Muffins
These are made exclusively with oat flour, filled with fresh carrot, require no oil, and contain all that pumpkin goodness you will love. They’re even topped with pumpkin seeds! Adding in that carrot is just, mmm. Pumpkin carrot anything is so good. These Easy Pumpkin Carrot Muffins by Nicole Dunai would be the perfect addition to a school or work lunch, or as an accompaniment to a homemade vegan pumpkin spice latte, anyone? YES. This pumpkin season is already shaping up to be a delicious one!
3. Flourless and Sugar-Free Carrot Cake Muffins
One bite of these deliciously moist Flourless and Sugar-Free Carrot Cake Muffins by Lenia Patsi and it’s hard to believe that they contain no flour and are sugar-free! Instead, they get their tasty texture from fruits and nuts. Enjoy them plain or top them with decadent cashew cream frosting.
4. Carrot Cake Muffins
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With these vegan, no refined sugar and gluten-free Carrot Cake Muffins by Patricia Idus are of a classic carrot cake, you won’t be able to get enough! It’s moist and light and filling at the same time, and with all the spices this recipe is perfect for fall.
5. Carrot Cake Muffins With Pecan Frosting
These Carrot Cake Muffins With Pecan Frosting by Christa Clark are made with carrots, fresh apple puree, bananas, raisins, flax meal, pecans, and spices. Add some homemade Cinnamon Vanilla Pecan Frosting Infused with Coffee and you are in for a real treat!
6. Carrot Cake Bread
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In need of a sweet bread that is also good for you? We thought so. You need to try this Carrot Cake Bread by Laura Peill. It’s moist, sweetened with dates, and has ground flaxseeds and freshly grated nutmeg! Enjoy it as is, or slather some icing on top if you really want to get decadent.
7. Carrot Walnut Bread
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This version of Carrot Walnut Bread by Annie Oliverio uses whole wheat flour, chia instead of eggs, and most importantly, the bounty of finely shredded carrots from my juicer. The resulting loaf is light and full of fall flavors. Omit the spices and orange zest for a fantastic sandwich bread.
8. Carrot Peach Breakfast Loaf
Source: Carrot Peach Breakfast Loaf
Sweet, juicy peaches are blended with vanilla and spices and then folded into carrot batter to make this delicious Carrot Peach Breakfast Loaf by Margaux Mouton. It’s bright and fruity, just the kind of thing to wake up your taste buds in the morning. You can even top it with your favorite jam or fun things like coconut flakes.
9. Carrot Zucchini Squares With Cashew Maple Frosting
These carrot zucchini squares make it easy to say “yes” to treating yourself with their abundance of hidden veggies! These Carrot Zucchini Squares With Cashew Maple Frosting by Cruelty Free Family are made from quinoa flour (or whole wheat flour), packed with veggie goodness, and topped with a creamy cashew maple frosting. Perfect for dessert or that mid-day snack!
10. Low Fat Whole Wheat Carrot Bread
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This Low Fat Whole Wheat Carrot Bread by Vaishali Honawar is whole-wheat, extremely low-fat, and it contains the wholesome goodness of applesauce and flax. I sweeten it– as I do all my sweets– with turbinado sugar, a raw sugar with the flavor of molasses.
11. Citrus Carrot Loaf
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This yummy, sunny Citrus Carrot Loaf by Veronica and Amy Pearce is the perfect snack to keep you going. Good old carrots are always in season and you really can’t beat tender, spiced baked goods that put it to good use. The addition of citrus fruits gives this carrot loaf a fresh and zesty flavor. Grab a slice for breakfast, dessert, or a snack — this is an anytime kind of snack.
12. Raw Carrot and Sun-Dried Tomato Bread
Have you ever had raw bread? If you haven’t, this raw carrot and sun-dried tomato bread is a great place to start! It’s made from raw almond flour, carrots, shallots, sun-dried tomatoes, and flax meal and seasoned with fennel, cumin, nutritional yeast, and a bit of olive oil. Simply dehydrate for 18-24 hours and then enjoy the day after by itself or with some sliced avocado on top.
13. Savory Almond Carrot Biscuits
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These savory yet still slightly sweet Savory Almond Carrot Biscuits by Taryn Fitz-Gerald are loaded with great nutrition from raw carrot powder. They are a perfect canape option and are great paired with either hummus or a vegan chive ricotta.
14. Carrot, Walnut, and Mixed Seed Bread
This Carrot, Walnut, and Mixed Seed Bread by Aine Carlin comes together in forty minutes, so you have to give it a try! Don’t worry about having to spend hours kneading and waiting; this bread is simple and easy to make!
15. Carrot Gingerbread Muffins
These Carrot Gingerbread Muffins by Jesse Lane Lee are super moist and delicious. They are made with spelt flour, sweetened with blackstrap molasses and laced with walnuts and ginger. The carrots keep the muffins super moist and they are an excellent way to use up carrot pulp leftover from juicing.
If you’re all about the carrots, check out these 15 Ways To Creatively Use Carrots!
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