5 from 11 votes
Kefir and Carrot Loaf
Kefir and Carrot Loaf
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Imagine a Carrot Loaf that's not only delicious, but highly nourishing as well. Don't just imagine it, you can eat it too with this Kefir and Carrot Loaf that's stuffed full of all the goodness fruits, seeds and whole grains have to offer.

Course: Bread, Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: Breakfast
Calories: 241 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup whole milk kefir
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange or pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup flax seed, ground
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325F and lightly oil a loaf tin (I used fractionated coconut oil)

  2. Pop the carrots, kefir, juice, maple syrup, raisins, sunflower seeds, coconut oil, eggs and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat ingredients together until well combined

  3. In another bowl, combine the flour, flax seed, what germ, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.

  4. Fold the dry ingredients gradually into the carrot mixture until well combined

  5. Place the batter into a lightly oiled loaf tin and bake for about one hour, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the load comes out dry. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before removing from the tin. 

Nutrition Facts
Kefir and Carrot Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 241 Calories from Fat 79
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.8g14%
Saturated Fat 4.8g30%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Carbohydrates 34.3g11%
Fiber 3.2g13%
Sugar 12.4g14%
Protein 6.5g13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.