Golden Carrot Buns

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  • 4 cups sliced carrots
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup warm water, divided
  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 9 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Cook carrots until tender. Drain and place in blender or food processor.
  2. Add eggs and 1/2 cup water; puree until smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in remaining water.
  4. Add carrot mixture.
  5. Stir in oil, sugar, molasses, salt and 5 cups flour; beat until smooth.
  6. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  7. Place in greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  8. Cover and let rise until double, about 1 hour.
  9. Punch down and shape into balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
  10. Cover and let rise until almost doubled, about 1 hour.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees F for 18-20 minutes or until brown.

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