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Dec 8, 2015

Moist Carrot Banana Bread Recipe

You all know my love for simple cakes and bread. This is my latest favourite. It is so simple to make and has mashed up bananas and carrots in them. They are super healthy and a slice of this bread with a cup of tea or milk is perfect. 

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This bread is a no fail recipe, the end result is so moist and light and fluffy. it has the perfect texture of the bread and it pretty easy to make. The orginal recipe uses all all purpose flour, but i used half plain flour and half whole wheat which gave me the perfect textured bread..

I sliced this loaf as soon as they came out of the oven using a bread knife and the slices were very nice. I used flax seeds in this to make it more healthy but you can use any chopped nuts in this as well, or simply skip the nuts part.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 1 hour
Makes : 8 to 10 slices
Recipe Source: tasteofhome


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup / 120 grams
Wheat Flour / Atta - 1 cup / 120 grams
Sugar - 1 cup / 200 grams
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon Powder - 1/2 tsp
Eggs - 2
Mashed Banana - 1 cup
Grated Carrots - 1 cup
Oil - 1/3 cup
Flax Seeds - 1/2 cup


Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan with oil and dust it with flour. Coat it on all sides and tap off the excess. Set aside.

Take all purpose flour, wheat flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, carrots, flax seeds in a bowl and mix well.

Now in another bowl add oil, eggs,mashed banana, sugar and mix well. 

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and fold gently.

Now spoon this into the prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 to 60 mins. Insert a tooth pick to check whether the cake is done.

Now remove it from oven and cool it for 10 mins in tin.

Now remove from the tin and cool it completely.

Slice and serve.

Grease a pan with oil and dust it with flour..coat on all sides and tap off the excess..

Take all your ingredients

Take all purpose flour in a bowl

add in wheat flour

add in salt and cinnamon

add in baking soda

add in grated carrots

mix well..so carrots are coated with the flour mix

now i added some flax seeds. you can add any chopped nuts

toss well..set this aside

Now take some ripe bananas in a bowl

mash it well

these were very over ripe so they got mashed well

You need 1 cup of mashed banana

add in 2 eggs

add in sugar

mix well

add in oil and mix well..

pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones

mix well

pour this into the prepared pan

Bake till done..it took me around 50 to 60 mins

Slice and serve


  1. Thanks for sharing this healthy cake. Nice pictures and well explained in detailed. Will make this cake. Cake neatly sliced.. Wow

  2. If I were to add 1 cup yellow squash to this cake, how should I change the flour and other proportions?

  3. Hi Aarthi. Thanks for posting such a wonderful recipe. I am pretty new to baking and the way to explain the procedure, along with pictures, it has made your blog my baking guide.

    About this recipe, you might not believe but I saw your feed around 8pm and I was like 'I have to try it today' and I am glad I did. It turned out awesome.
    Took 40 mins to bake but that's because I used small cup, around 90/100 gms.

    Thanks, keep posting yummy stuff :)

  4. Supraja MuralidharanDecember 9, 2015 at 9:36 AM

    can we whisk the ggs along with banana/oil with sugar using a beater? had an experience of having bad smell when eggs were not beaten well. OR just a simple stir as you have done is enough (I can see you have stated "mix well" but "How" well, until frothy?
    Please advise

  5. Healthy Cake.... Any other replacement for Egg in order have veg cake kindly advise ... Thanks a lot

  6. is baking soda and baking powder the same? cos in our shop we get baking powder and soda bi-carb differently

  7. @Laviena DSouzabaking soda and baking powder is diff. Baking soda is also known as cooking soda or soda bi carb

  8. @Pinky Prajithyou can add 1/2 cup of thick yogurt instead of eggs, but i have never tried it

  9. @Supraja Muralidharanno need to get the eggs till frothy. Just giving a good mix till it is mixed well is enough. you can use beater and mix till it is combined.

  10. @Anonymousinstead of grated carrots you can add 1 cup of squash no need to change the recipe

  11. Hi Aarti, r u using a microwave or OTG for this & all recipes? as the baking time varies. Also m using OTG, do silicon tray works in OTG or I've to use a similar one shown above?

  12. @Manali i bake all my cakes in Otg. u can use silicon in OTG

  13. Hi Aarthi
    Banana mentioned in this recipe is it robusta or nendran?

    In cake recipe can we use Amul lite instead of butter

  14. @minuit is normal bananas..u can use any over ripe bananas. And use amul lite for butter

  15. Hi can I omit the flex seed n steam this cake? If yes how long? Thanks

  16. @Shobayes u can skip flax seed, steaming wont work i think

  17. Healthy Recipe for kids..Could we use the same measurements and bake it in muffin pan?If so,how long should we bake it for muffins?Thanks!!

  18. @Anonymousit will take around 20 mins or so


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