Recipe: Carrot Cake Bites

Carrot Cake Bites

Makes: 16

Prep: 20mins

Bake: 45-50mins


  • 90g plain flour
  • 130g wholemeal flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch salt
  • 335g grated carrot
  • 150g raisins
  • 80ml vegetable oil
  • 120g honey
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 245g Greek yoghurt
  • Dash vanilla
  • 30g brown sugar


  • 300g full fat cream cheese
  • 160g icing sugar
  • Dash vanilla
  • 100ml cream, whipped


  • Preheat your oven to 180C/160C fan.
  • Line a 9” square baking tin with parchment. Set aside
  • Add the wholemeal flour, plain flour, soda, baking powder, salt, spices and raisins to a bowl and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, add the oil, eggs, yoghurt, vanilla, honey and brown sugar and whisk to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and fold through.
  • Finally add the grated carrot and mix, use the largest side of the grater as we are looking for large pieces of carrot not a fine mushy texture.
  • Spoon this mix into the lined baking tin.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to cool.
  • Once cold, cut them into bite size pieces.
  • If you have opted to make the icing, into a bowl, add the cream cheese and icing sugar and vanilla and whisk until thick and combined.
  • Fold through the whipped cream, spoon this into a piping bag fitted with a round nozzle and pipe some on top of the carrot cake bites.
  • Garnish with sliced carrot & edible flowers.