Traditional Finnish Carrot Bun recipe

Scandinavian Carrot Buns

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This carrot bread roll recipe is my favorite quick bun recipe, and I’ve been using it since I was a kid. Carrot buns are tasty and most importantly – very easy and quick to make. The secret of these buns lies in the fresh carrots – they help to keep the moisture in the bread.

In Finland kids learn to cook and bake at school and I think that I might have gotten the original recipe  from those “household knowledge-classes”. Of course, as the time passes and you make a dish for several times, the recipe eventually evolves further.


Gluten-free breads often lack moisture and that’s why this recipe can well be made gluten-free! In that case just substitute the normal flour with ~ 8 dl Jytte flour, 2 dl potato starch, and 1 dl corn flour.

For the buns you’ll need the following:

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