Some slices of Carrot Banana Bread.
Breakfast,  Dessert

Carrot Banana Bread

Carrot Banana Bread is super moist and easy to make. It’s another great breakfast option with a cup of coffee or tea.

For this recipe, there is no need for a hand mixer to cream the sugar and butter, because oil was used instead to mix with the sugar. So less time preparing and mixing in the kitchen.

This bread recipe is great for breakfast or an Easter brunch because you are getting the best of both worlds. It is the perfect combination of, Carrot Cake and a Banana Bread. Think of it like this, two delicious treats in one loaf.

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Can I freeze this Carrot Banana Bread

Yes, absolutely you can. Once it is cool, wrap up the entire bread or cut it into slices and place parchment paper between each slice and place in a freezer friendly bag. Freeze it for up to 3 months.

To thaw the carrot banana bread, allow it to thaw at room temperature or just leave it in the refrigerator over night. Each individual slice can be heated in the microwave for about 30 seconds or to your preference of timing.

How to store Carrot Banana Bread

This bread can be stored on the counter top at room temperature, wrapped in aluminum foil paper for up to 3 days. Also, it can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week to make it last longer in an airtight container.

Mix-In Options

Some mix-ins that can be added to this recipe are as follows:

  • Walnuts
  • Pecans
  • Shredded Coconut Flakes
  • Raisins

However, please make it your own by adding your choice of mix-ins.

Carrot Banana Bread Muffins

Oh yes this recipe can be baked into some beautiful muffins. The time may be shorter so check them at about 17 to 20 minutes. Grease the muffin tin or use cupcake liners and fill each one about 3/4 and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

How to make Carrot Banana Bread

This is an easy recipe to whip up and no need to use a mixer. Once the ripe bananas are mashed and the carrots are grated, then it is a matter of an hour to bake this loaf so you can enjoy a slice of this Carrot Banana Bread.

Firstly, sift the dry ingredients together and set aside.

Whisking the dry ingredients together.

Secondly, mix the brown sugar, granulated sugar and oil together. Then add the mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla extract.

Mixing the oil and both types of sugar.
Added the eggs, mashed bananas, vanilla extract and sour cream to the sugar mixture to make the wet ingredients for the Carrot Banana Bread.

Thirdly, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix together. Fold in the grated carrots. Do not overmix.

Adding the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients to make the Carrot Banana Bread.
Mixing the batter together for the Carrot Banana Bread.
Adding the carrots to the batter.

Finally, pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake. Enjoy.

The carrot banana bread batter in the prepared loaf pan.

Carrot Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 cup mashed Bananas (2 ripe Bananas), mashed
  • 1 cup grated Carrots
  • 1/3 cup Canola or Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Greased a 9 x 5 loaf pan with butter and dust it with some flour (lightly) or with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon. Whisk together and set aside for later.
  3. Whisk the eggs lightly and add the mashed bananas, both types of sugar, vanilla extract and oil.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix. Then gently fold in the grated carrots in to the mixture.
  5. Pour mixture in the greased loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted into the center and it comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and let it stand for about 15 minutes, before removing it from the loaf pan.
  8. Once it’s cool to your desire, slice and enjoy.

Notes

  • Please keep in mind that every oven is different, so the baking time varies.

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Some slices of Carrot Banana Bread.

Carrot Banana Bread

Yield: 1 Loaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Carrot Banana Bread is super moist and easy to make. It's another great breakfast option with a cup of coffee or tea.

Ingredients

  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 cup mashed Bananas (2 ripe Bananas), mashed
  • 1 cup grated Carrots
  • 1/3 cup Canola or Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Greased a 9 x 5 loaf pan with butter and dust it with some flour (lightly) or with non-stick cooking spray.
    2. In a medium bowl, sift the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon. Whisk together and set aside for later.
    3. Whisk the eggs lightly and add the mashed bananas, both types of sugar, vanilla extract and oil.
    4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix. Then gently fold in the grated carrots in to the mixture.
    5. Pour mixture in the greased loaf pan.
    6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted into the center and it comes out clean.
    7. Remove from oven and let it stand for about 15 minutes, before removing it from the loaf pan.
    8. Once it's cool to your desire, slice and enjoy.

Notes

  • Please keep in mind that every oven is different, so the baking time varies.
  • Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 12 Slices Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 226Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 209mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 5g

    The nutritional information that is provided, is computer generated and therefore it is an estimate. Please do your own research with the ingredients that are listed here, if you have any concern about any specific diet or your health.

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