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Recipe: Spiced carrot raisin bread

Recipe: Spiced carrot raisin bread

Carrot cake is a sweet spice tea bread with grated carrot mixed into the batter.

This sweet spice tea bread has grated carrot mixed into the batter.


Directions

Preheat oven to 375 F. Sift or whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, mix eggs, sugar, honey, applesauce, olive oil and almond extract. Add carrots and raisins.

Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients just until combined, being careful not to overmix. Pour batter into a lightly greased 9-by-5-inch loaf pan and bake at 375 F for 45 to 60 minutes, until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Cut into 1/2-inch slices.


Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika or cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups shredded carrots (about 4 carrots)
  • 2/3 cup raisins

Exchange Data
Dash
Dairy 
Fats
Fruits1/2 
Grains
Meat 
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
Diabetes
Fats
Freefoods 
Fruits1/2 
Meat 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables 
Starches 
Sweets 
HWP
Carbs
Fats
Protein Dairy 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories136 
Carbohydrate22 g 
Cholesterol21 mg 
Fiber2 g 
Monounsaturatedfat2.5 g 
Potassium 
Protein3 g 
Saturatedfat0.5 g 
Servingsize1 (1/2-inch thick) slice 
Sodium150 mg 
TotalFat4 g 

2012-12-20

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