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Healthy Carrot Bread Recipe

Looking for a delicious, veggie-packed bread to make? This Healthy Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Loaf is ready in an hour and made with 100% whole wheat flour, shredded carrots, walnuts, chocolate chips, and yummy warm spices.

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 55 minutes
Fat 12 Carbs 43 Protein 5
Yield 9 1x

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 medium size banana, mashed
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

Dry Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups white whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 cups finely grated carrots, packed*
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and spray a standard-size loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Start with the wet ingredients. In a medium/large size mixing bowl, mash a banana until there are minimal to no lumps, then add the rest of the wet ingredients to the bowl (except for the coconut oil). Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients.
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix. Once combined, add the melted coconut oil to the batter and mix again.
  5. Transfer batter into bread pan and then sprinkle on some additional chocolate chips on top.
  6. Bake at 350ºF for 38-42 minutes.
  7. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before removing from bread pan.

Tips & Notes

*If your carrots are extremely moist, ring out some of the moisture with a paper towel before adding to the batter.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/9 Calories: 298 Sugar: 22 Fat: 12 Carbohydrates: 43 Fiber: 5 Protein: 5
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: BredMethod: OvenCuisine: American

Keywords: carrot bread

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