• Carrot-raisin Bread

    This tasty bread is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, thanks to the small amount of oil and egg used.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ inch slice
    Calories 99
    Total Fat 3 g
    Saturated Fat less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 12 mg
    Sodium 97 mg

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    All-purpose flour, sifted 1 ½ cups
    Sugar ½ cup
    Baking powder 1 teaspoon
    Baking soda ¼ teaspoon
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Ground cinnamon 1 ½ teaspoons  
    Ground allspice ¼ teaspoon
    Egg, beaten 1
    Water ½ cup
    Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons
    Vanilla ½ teaspoon
    Carrots, finely shredded 1 ½ cups
    Chopped pecans ¼ cup
    Golden raisins ¼ cup
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly oil a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
    2. Stir together dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Make a well in center of dry mixture.
    3. 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.
    4. Turn into prepared pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    5. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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