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Carrot-raisin bread

Sliced carrot-raisin bread

Makes 8 servings.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1 egg, beaten

1/2 cup water

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cup finely shredded carrots

1/4 cup chopped pecans

1/4 cup golden raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan.
  • In large mixing bowl, stir together dry ingredients. Make a well in center of dry mixture.
  • In separate bowl, mix together remaining ingredients. Add this mixture all at once to dry ingredients.
  • Stir just enough to moisten and evenly distribute carrots. Turn into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes in pan. Remove from pan, and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.

Nutrition information

Serving size: One 1/2-inch slice. Amount per serving: 99 calories, 3g total fat (1g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium.

Source: National Institutes of Health

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