Carrot Quinoa Loaf

SERVES: 16 portions


What you need:

  • ¼ Cup Uncooked Quinoa
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Ground Ginger
  • ½ tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 ½ Cup Shredded Carrot
  • 1 Cup Applesauce
  • ¼ Cup Maple Syrup
  • ½ Cup Veggie Oil
  • 2 Egg*

What to do:

  1. 1Make sure you wash your hands before you begin. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line a loaf pan (9 by 5 inch) with parchment paper to prevent sticking.
  3. Whisk together quinoa, flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt in a large bowl until combined.
  4. Add carrots, applesauce and maple syrup to the bowl. Stir just until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Whisk together the veggie oil and eggs in a medium bowl. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  6. Scrape the batter into the pan and bake for 45-60 minutes until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  7. *Substitute with flaxseed meal to make it egg free. For every 1 egg, mix 1 Tbsp of flaxseed meal with 3 Tbsp of water, and allow it to thicken for 15 mins.