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Carrot Cake Banana Bread
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Carrot cake meets banana bread in this easy quick bread recipe! Moist, flavorful, and topped with rich homemade cream cheese frosting, this carrot cake banana bread is the ultimate dessert bread!
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Carrot Cake Banana Bread
Servings: 2 Carrot Cake Banana Bread Loaves
Author: Michelle
Ingredients
Carrot Cake Bread
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas, about 3-4 medium bananas
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tso ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground all spice
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
Toppings (optional)
  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
Instructions
Carrot Cake Banana Bread
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 8x4 pans.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in eggs and vanilla; beat until mixed.
  4. To the wet ingredients, sift in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, ginger and salt.
  5. Stir until just combined. Add in shredded carrots. Mix until combined.
  6. Pour in mashed bananas, and mix until combined.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean. Allow to cool.
Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. Beat cream cheese and butter together until combined.
  2. Add in vanilla extract, cinnamon, and powdered sugar. Mix until combined.
  3. Spread frosting over cooled breads, and sprinkle with chopped pecans and carrots, if desired.
  4. Enjoy!
  5. Store leftovers in the fridge.