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Easy To Make Carrot Cake Zucchini Bars – Perfect For Spring

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Simply by adding a cute little carrot design to the top of carrot cake zucchini bars will turn the recipe into one that is perfect for spring! For some reason carrot cake recipes always tend to make me think of either spring or fall. Perhaps it’s the spice flavor that I think makes it’s a great recipe for fall, but the carrots in it make it perfect for Easter and springtime. Because don’t carrots just make everyone think of the Easter Bunny?

carrot cake zucchini bars

Easy To Make Carrot Cake Zucchini Bars – Perfect For Spring

You can never go wrong with a good carrot cake recipe, especially when making it even healthier with shredded zucchini. That is always a win! Delicious and easy to make in the form of dessert bars, both flavors work well together. A taste that is pleasing to so many and the adorable carrot design made out of icing adds a fun look for the season.

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Carrot Cake Zucchini Bars Recipe

This recipe is delicious and perfect for spring. Also a healthier dessert option!

Ingredients for carrot cake zucchini bars:

1 box carrot cake mix + additional ingredients per instructions

1 cup zucchini, shredded and squeezed 

Cream cheese frosting in piping bag with cut tip 

Orange cookie frosting 

Green cookie frosting 

zucchini carrot cake ingredients

What you’ll do to make carrot cake zucchini bars:

Step 1: Prepare cake batter per box instructions (using the additional ingredients required on the box) then fold in the shredded zucchini. You’ll want to mix everything together by stirring really well.

eggs cake mix

zucchini carrot cake mix

carrot cake zucchini bread

Step 2: Pour mix into 13×9 sheet cake pan that is lined with parchment paper.

carrot cake zucchini bread

Step 3: Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.

Step 4: Slice into 8-10 bars.

carrot cake zucchini bars

Step 5: Pipe a border of frosting around each bar. Then pipe frosting in the middle and smooth out with a knife.

decorating with cream cheese icing

cream cheese icing

Step 6: Use the cookie frosting in orange to drizzle on a carrot shape by making a zigzag back and forth. 

Step 7: Use the green cookie frosting to create the leaves of the carrot.

carrot icing design

Step 8: Place in the refrigerator for the icing to set up or you can serve right away.

carrot cake zucchini bars

Enjoy this delicious Easter treat!

carrot easter dessert

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