Carrot Cake Donuts

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Keeping on the lunchbox AND Easter theme, I am sharing my Carrot Cake Donut recipe with you. Oh goodness me these are delicious especially when served warm. 

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Carrot Cake Donuts
Serves 20
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 120g carrot, roughly chopped
  2. 130g butter, melted
  3. 250g self raising flour
  4. 70g sugar, or less if preferred
  5. 160g milk
  6. 1 egg
  7. 2 tsp Vanilla bean paste
  8. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  9. 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
Then mix like this
  1. Turn on donut machine to warm or preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Add carrot to bowl. Speed 7 / 4 seconds. Scrape down the sides of bowl. Remove any large chunks.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to bowl. Speed 4 / 20 seconds.
  4. Place mixture into a large piping bag.
  5. Pipe mixture into the donut machine or into a donut tin. This is much easier than spooning in.
  6. The machine takes 5-8 minutes to cook but an oven would be around 15 -18 minutes. This depends on the size of the machine or tin of course.
  7. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Or cook like this
  1. Turn on donut machine to warm or preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Grate carrots into a large bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to bowl. Mix well to combine.
  4. Place mixture into a large piping bag.
  5. Pipe mixture into the donut machine or into a donut tin. This is much easier than spooning in.
  6. The machine takes 5-8 minutes to cook but an oven would be around 15 -18 minutes. This depends on the size of the machine or tin of course.
  7. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
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By | 2017-06-12T11:19:52+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Easter Week, Lunchbox, Sweets|0 Comments

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Peta
Peta is a mum to three gorgeous and very energetic young boys. She loves everyday food that is achievable for a busy family, and has a passion for involving children in cooking.

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