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Carrot and spice quick bread

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2-inch slice
Calories 102

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 3 g
Saturated fat 0.5 g
Total fat 5 g
Sodium 108 mg
Cholesterol Trace
Dietary fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Quick breads are simple to make. This recipe uses fruits for sweetness and carrots for texture.

Ingredients

(Serves 17)
  • 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 egg whites, or egg substitute equivalent to 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped walnuts

Directions

Heat oven to 375 F. Spray 2 1/2-by-4 1/2-by-8 1/2-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

In a small bowl, combine first 6 dry ingredients. Set aside.

Using a mixer, or stirring vigorously by hand, cream oil and sugar in a large bowl. Beat in milk, orange juice, egg, vanilla and orange rind. Stir in carrots, raisins and walnuts. Add reserved dry ingredients. Mix well.

Spoon batter into loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on wire rack.

Last Updated: September 22nd, 2021