Carrot Banana Bread – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: 1 teaspoon Baking Soda,1 cup mashed ripe Banana (about 2 large),1 1/2 cup grated Carrot (about 3 large),2 eggs,1 cup All-Purpose Flour, run a fork through before measuring,1/2 cup chopped Golden Raisins, tossed with a teaspoon of flour,1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon,3/4 cup Honey or 1 cup sugar,3/4 cup Non-Fat Greek Yogurt,1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg,1/2 cup chopped Nuts,1/2 cup Oatmeal,1/2 teaspoon salt,1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract,1 cup Whole Wheat Flour, run a fork through before measuring

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a loaf pan. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium mixing bowl; set aside.In a large mixing bowl whisk the yogurt and honey together.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add 1/4 of the flour mixture at a time and stir in – alternating with the banana and ending with the flour mixture. Scrap down sides and just mix until incorporated; don’t over mix.
  6. Add carrot, raisins and walnuts. Stir until evenly mixed throughout. Spoon into the greased loaf pan.
  7. Sprinkle sunflower seeds over top if desired.
  8. Bake 55-60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Remove from pan and continue cooling on wire rack. Frost with cream cheese frosting if desired.In a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla together on low-medium until fluffy.
  10. Add a cup and a half of sugar and a tablespoon of milk. Beat.
  11. Add more sugar and milk in small amounts beating after each addition until you get the consistency you want.Beat for two minutes on low until light and fluffy.


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