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carrot pancakes recipe

Carrot Pancakes For Easy Easter Holiday Breakfast Or Brunch

Homemade carrot pancakes recipe from scratch helps you to make easy and delicious, kid friendly carrot pancakes using fresh carrots. This is an easy, healthy, delicious, nutritious breakfast idea for small kids or toddlers if you are trying to add vegetables like carrots to their breakfast. These pancakes are also great for brunch or dinner when served with any savory sides of your choice.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword carrot cake pancakes, carrot pancakes, carrot pancakes for breakfast, easy easter breakfast, pancakes for breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 carrot pancakes
Calories 241kcal



  • Lightly fry or saute the grated or shredded carrots in a heated pan for  2 to 3 minutes, using butter. This will add more flavor to the carrots and will also be more easy to mix with the flour.
  • Once sauteed, add 2 teaspoons of sugar to the carrots, mix well and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients together - flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon powder and remaining sugar.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs and milk very well and also add vanilla extract, mix well to combine.
    Now add this egg milk mixture to the flour slowly and form the batter without any lumps.
  • Add the fried carrots to the batter, mix well.

To make the pancakes

  • Heat an iron griddle or non stick pan and grease well with oil or butter. Make sure you keep the stove on medium to low heat, and adjust the heat accordingly so that the pancakes won't get burnt.
  • Pour 1 small ladle of batter on to the pan, you might need to slightly press the batter since it is little thick.
  • Wait for the pancake to get cooked from the bottom, until the bubbles starts appearing on top.
  • When the bubbles start to come on top of the pancake, gently flip the pancake, let it get cooked on the other side for about another minute. Once the pancake is cooked you can remove it from the pan and repeat the process for the next pancakes. Always adjust the heat of the stove in case the pan gets overheated.


Serve the delicious pancakes hot or at room temperature topped with cream cheese topping or with extra honey or butter or maple syrup and dollop of thick yogurt & fruits or whatever you prefer!


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5666IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg