Carrot Cake Donuts for National Carrot Day

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Ashley Tresoline, owner of Bella Foodie, taught us how to bake carrot cake donuts for National Carrot Day. 


1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour

1/3 cup raw sugar or coconut sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. nutmeg

½ tsp. ground ginger

¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

¼ tsp. salt

2/3 cup nut milk of choice (I used Cashew)

¼ cup coconut oil, melted

1 tbs. ground flax seed

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ cup carrot, peeled and grated

(Optional: ¼ cup walnuts, chopped)


  • Preheat the oven to 350°. Lightly spray donut pan with oil and set aside. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices. (ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg.)
  • In a small bowl combine the wet ingredients, coconut oil, flaxseeds, vanilla extract and nut milk.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until fully combined. Fold in the carrots and chopped walnuts if using.
  • Scoop 2 tbs. of the mixture into each donut and spread out evenly.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

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