Carrot Bread Tips
Can I substitute carrots for zucchini in bread?
You can substitute shredded or grated carrots for zucchini in zucchini bread recipes
. However, zucchini contains more water than carrots so your end result may be a little denser and even drier. Carrots are also a little sweeter than zucchini, so you may need to slightly adjust the sugar amount in the recipe.
What else can I add to this carrot bread?
Consider adding a little more cinnamon, or even a bit of ground ginger or chopped crystallized ginger. You can also mix in dried fruit, such as raisins, chopped dates or cranberries. If you're not a fan of walnuts, try substituting chopped almonds or pecans. For a different twist on carrot bread, try our Lemon Carrot Bread recipe
How do you grate carrots for bread or cake?
Grate carrots using a standard box grater—either on the larger, coarse side or the smaller, fine grate, depending on your preference. Alternatively, most food processors have a shredder/grater blade attachment.
What else can I do with a lot of carrots?
Carrots are an extremely versatile root vegetable that you can use in a variety of ways. Try them in any one of these carrot recipes
. Research contributed by Mark Neufang, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
1 slice: 160 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 361mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.