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baked carrot cake donuts

Baked Carrot Cake Donuts

These Baked Carrot Cake Donuts are warmly spiced, loaded with fresh carrots and a bit of wheat flour for nuttiness. They are moist, vibrant in flavor, and baked in 10 minutes. These baked carrot cake donuts are easy, quick, and so zany that you will be wanting veggies for breakfast everyday!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 243 kcal



Cream Cheese Frosting

White Chocolate Ganache



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Lightly grease donut pans.

  3. Grate carrots and set aside.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oil with egg and vanilla.

  5. Then whisk in sugars and sour cream until smooth.

  6. Add the flours, spices, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix until smooth.

  7. Then fold in carrots.

  8. Put batter into a piping bag. Cut the tip of the bag so you have a 1/2 inch opening. Then pipe out the batter into donut pans.

  9. Bake for 10 minutes.

  10. As the donuts cool, make your glaze.


  1. For the cream cheese frosting, use soft ingredients. You can use a hand mixer or a strong spatula for this. Mix the butter and cream cheese until no lumps remain. Then add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix until smooth and creamy. Spread over cooled donuts and decorate with any remaining carrot shreds or gold foil.

  2. For ganache, warm the cream and then pour over the white chocolate chips. Let it sit for 30 seconds, then stir until smooth. Dip the cooled donuts into ganache and put on parchment to set. Decorate as you wish.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Carrot Cake Donuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 154mg7%
Potassium 124mg4%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1920IU38%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.