CARROT-APPLESAUCE BREAD
This spicy and moist bread is perfect for your morning coffee or afternoon tea
CARROT-APPLESAUCE BREAD
This spicy and moist bread is perfect for your morning coffee or afternoon tea
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup grated carrots
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9 X 5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder and baking soda and spices.
  3. In the bowl of your electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugars. Beat in the eggs and vanilla, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed. Beat in the applesauce.
  4. Add the dry ingredients, and mix on low until just combined. Stir in the grated carrots.
  5. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan.
  6. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 55 – 60 minutes. Let cool in pan on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan to the rack. Allow the bread to cool completely before slicing.
Recipe Notes

Makes about 16 slices, each 55 grams.

Nutritional analysis per slice: 165 calories, 3 grams protein, 23 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams fat, 86 mg. sodium, 1.4 grams fiber.

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