Carrot Bread (Carrot Cake Loaf)

Carrot Bread is the best carrot cake, in bread form. Carrot Cake Bread is easy to slice, serve and most importantly, enjoy! This Carrot Cake Loaf is covered in a delicious cream cheese glaze for the perfect cake to frosting ratio!Carrot Cake Bread is a moist, delicious carrot cake with cream cheese icing in easy to slice and enjoy bread form!

Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bread, easter, easy recipe, quick bread, sweet breads
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 216 kcal
Author Julie Blanner



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup carrots grated


  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease 1 lb loaf pan and set aside.

  2. Combine sugar, flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.  Set aside.

  3. In a mixing bowl/mixer, beat egg, milk and oil.

  4. Gradually add dry mixture to wet until just moist. Add grated carrots.

  5. Pour into loaf pan and bake 50 minutes or until golden brown and set.

  6. Combine topping ingredients and warm 15 seconds in a microwave until smooth and pourable, if needed. Pour over bread and serve.

Recipe Notes

You can make 6 miniature loaves for gifting by using ceramic miniatue loaf pans and reducing baking time.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Bread (Carrot Cake Loaf)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 96mg4%
Potassium 133mg4%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.