Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Easter baking with goodies from your local bulk food store? How about trying out this recipe!


– Gluten-Free Banana Bread Mix 500g

– Mixed Spice 2.5tbsp

– Cinnamon 1tbsp

– Vanilla extract 5g (1 tsp)

– Nutmeg 2tsp

– Grated Carrot 200g

– 3 Eggs (or 3 Tbsp flaxseed meal in 6 Tbsp water for vegan)

– Maple syrup 1tbsp

– Oil 1tbsp

– Milk of choice 1cup (if the batter is too thick add a little more)

(The picture is double the recipe)


1. Place all ingredients in a bowl. Using a beater, mix on low speed for 1 minute.

2. Scrape down and mix for a further 4 minutes on low speed. Pop into a greased loaf or slice pan.

3. Bake at 170°C for approximately 55 – 65 minutes.

Deliciously Zesty Citrus Peel, Ginger & Carrot Muffins Recipe

Here’s a delightful recipe for Citrus Peel, Ginger & Carrot Muffins that combines wholesome ingredients with a burst of flavor. These muffins are perfect for those who enjoy a bit of zest in their baked goods, featuring a mix of wholemeal and self-raising flours, spicy ground ginger, and sweet brown sugar. The addition of mixed peel and raisins adds a chewy texture, while carrots keep the muffins moist and flavorful. The recipe is flexible, allowing for substitutes like flaxseed meal or canola oil to cater to different dietary needs. Bake these aromatic treats and enjoy a delicious snack any time of the day!

Grab what you need from Wasteless Pantry of these:

– A cup wholemeal flour

– 1 cup self-raising flour

– 1 tbsp baking powder

– ½ tsp ground ginger

– ½ cup brown sugar

– ¼ cup citrus peel

– ¼ cup raisin

And these elsewhere:

– 1 cup grated carrot

– 2 eggs (or 2 tsp of flaxseed meal in 4 Tbsp of water)

– ¾ cup milk (dairy or plant-based)

– 50g melted butter (or canola oil)


  1. Prepare: Preheat your oven to 200C and line your muffin tray with reusable silicone liners.
  2. Mix Dry Ingredients: Combine flour, baking powder, ginger, and sugar.
  3. Add Fruits and Vegetables: Stir in mixed peel, raisins, and carrots.
  4. Combine Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and melted butter.
  5. Combine Mixes: Make a well in the dry ingredients, pour in the wet ingredients, and mix until combined.
  6. Bake: Fill muffin cups and bake until golden (approx 18-20 mins).
  7. Cool and Enjoy: Let the muffins cool before enjoying.

This recipe is a great way to use versatile ingredients like mixed peel, enhancing the flavor profile of your muffins. Perfect for breakfast, a snack, or a sweet treat, these muffins offer a delightful taste and a satisfying texture that will impress.

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Vegan friendly dairy free Parmesan Cheese 🧀


– ½ cup Almond meal

– 3tbsp nutritional yeast

– ½tsp onion powder

– ¼tsp garlic powder

– ½tsp salt

– A pinch of smokey paprika

– ½-1tsp lime or lemon (optional)


1. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and stir together

2. For a tangy. touch add the lemon/lime

3. Adjust seasonings as you like to your personal taste

4. Voila it’s ready to be added to dishes 😋