5 Delicious Carrot Desserts You Must Try This Winter

   |  Updated: December 23, 2017 09:06 IST

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5 Delicious Carrot Desserts You Must Try This Winter
Highlights
  • Carrots are crunchy & tasty and they are available everywhere in winters
  • They are sweet &pleasant & add subtle flavor to whatever you cook it with
  • Enjoy trying these easy carrot dessert recipes at home
It's the best time to enjoy fresh and seasonal carrots and as much as we love the crunchiness of carrots in our salads, we cannot wait to feast on some exciting carrot desserts this winter. Even though the best way of eating carrots is raw, we can delightfully enjoy them mashed, grated, boiled or steamed. Carrots are crunchy and tasty and they are literally available everywhere especially during the winter season. Carrots are high in beta-carotene that converts to vitamin A in the body which is extremely healthy for our vision, teeth and skin. They are also rich in anti-oxidants and alkaline elements that work as a blood purifiers. Drinking carrot juice regularly is known to help in lowering high levels of uric acid and other toxins in our body. Carrot is a very versatile ingredient that can be used in salads, as stuffed parathas or even in desserts. They are sweet and pleasant and add a subtle flavor to whatever you cook it with. So, to celebrate our love for carrots this winter season, we have complied some creative and fulfilling carrot dessert recipes that you do not want to miss out on!
 
carrot juiceDrinking carrot juice regularly is known to help in lowering high levels of uric acid and other toxins in our body

1. Carrot payasam

Garnished with fried dry fruits, carrot payasam can be served hot or cold. Make this amazing dish on any occasion or just to pamper yourself. This is also an easy dish to prepare. Payasam is a South Indian specialty and is also known as payasa or payesh in some regions. It is similar to the North Indian kheer.
 
carrot soupPayasam is a South Indian specialty

2. Bajra carrot cake

Topped with a cream cheese frosting, this cake is one of tastiest and easiest treat you can make at home. Bajra carrot cake is a moist and mouth-watering twist on the classic carrot cake. An absolute delight to tastebuds, this is something you need to try. The best part is that it uses a lot of healthy substitutes for baking.
 
carrot cake
Bajra carrot cake is a moist and mouth-watering twist on the classic carrot cake

3. Apple carrot muffin

The name speaks for itself! What can be better than the goodness of apples and carrots packed in a muffin? Apple carrot muffin is an amazing snack not only for kids, but people of all ages. These muffins take only 30 minutes to prepare and can be topped with a cheese frosting or some raisins.
 
muffinApple carrot muffin is an amazing snack not only for kids, but people of all ages

4. Amaranth Flour, Carrot and Raisin Cookies

These delicious carrot cookies are not only a delight to have but can also be prepared with not much difficulty. They are quick and easy to make and are sure to be a hit in your family. Made with a lot of healthy ingredients and of course our favorite carrots, these cookies along with some warm milk, can surely be the perfect start to one's day.
 
raisins cookies
Carrot cookies are not only a delight to have but can also be prepared with not much difficulty

5.All American carrot cake

Talk about carrot desserts and how can we not mention the classic American dessert of all times - carrot cake? Here's the traditional recipe to make it at home. The carrot cake is probably one of the oldest and traditional desserts in America. This moist and delicious cake is perfect as dessert and even with a cup of in the evening. Warm it up a bit before serving.
 
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The carrot cake is probably one of the oldest and traditional desserts in America

 We hope you enjoy trying these easy carrot dessert recipes at home.

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