Ginger Carrot Bread Recipe 

 Originally Written: October 2, 2013

By  Hanna Trafford

Last Updated on October 2, 2013 by Hanna Trafford

ginger carrot bread (2)This recipe may surprise you – you will not need to grate carrots, the carrot juice will give your bread just as much work without the extra work.

Ginger Carrot Bread:


  • Non stick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cups of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of carrot juice
  • 1-1/2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup of raisins
  • Note: walnuts and raisins are optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Lightly coat an 8-1/2″ x 4-1/2 loaf pan with cooking spray and set it aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil eggs, vanilla and carrot juice.
  • In a medium bowl. whisk together flour, ginger, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture, whisking just to combine.
  • Fold in the walnuts and raisins if you are adding them.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean – 45-55 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack, let cool in pan for about 210 minutes, then invert onto rack to cool completely.
  • Slice just before serving.


Hope you will enjoy this recipe – please send me your comments and suggestions, your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated



Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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