Spiced Parsnip Bread

Spiced Parsnip Bread

Parsnips stand in for carrots or zucchini in a quick bread, perfect for breakfast or a snack.

This is a perfect quick bread for breakfast or packing in a lunch. If you have a favorite recipe for carrot or zucchini bread, cakes, or muffins, try parsnips instead.

1 hr 10 min Prep: 15 min Cook: 55 min
Serves: 16 Save

Ingredients (12)

  • 1½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ¾ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Ground Allspice
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cloves
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ lb Parsnip
  • ¼ cup Walnut Oil
  • or ¼ cup Canola Oil
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Chopped Walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly butter a 9 x 5-inch or 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and salt in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, parsnips, oil, egg and vanilla. Slowly stir parsnip mixture into flour mixture. Stir in nuts. Spoon batter into pan.
  3. Bake 55 to 65 minutes, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool in pan on wire rack.