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Sweet carrots, fragrant cinnamon and sugary frosting always make carrot cake a dessert star. But what if you could make a healthier carrot cake — and in doughnut form?

This fun and surprisingly simple carrot cake doughnut recipe, courtesy of Abington-born celebrity kosher chef Jamie Geller (publisher of, bakes the doughnuts instead of frying, substitutes icing for cream-cheese frosting and recommends whole wheat flour for even healthier results. In a half-hour flat, you’ll have the perfect sweet to bring to your Shabbat dinner. For the recipe and an easy-to-follow video, click here. B’te-avon (bon appétit)!

Photo and recipe courtesy of Jamie Geller,