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Sliced carrot cake bread on a wooden cutting board.

Carrot Cake Bread Recipe

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Moist Carrot Cake Bread is a delicious sweet bread that tastes just like carrot cake. It is perfect for Spring or Easter. Can be topped with cream cheese frosting or made without frosting.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 7 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 427 kcal

Ingredients  

  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups finely shredded carrots
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
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Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. degrees.
  • Grease a ten-inch loaf pan with shortening and lightly flour, set aside.
  • With a wooden spoon mix the sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and fold until just moistened.
  • Add the shredded carrots and chopped nuts and fold until the shredded carrots are evenly incorporated.
  • Pour into loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes.
  • Baking times will vary. Adjust baking times to fit your oven. Check at about 40 minutes. If the bread is still moist in the center cook for another 5 to 10 minutes longer. Insert a toothpick in the center. Bread is done when the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool completely before slicing. This bread would freeze well.

Notes

  • Baking times: Baking times will vary. Adjust baking times to fit your oven and pan size. Check at about 40 minutes. If the bread is still moist in the center cook for another 5 to 10 minutes longer.
  • When is the bread done?: Insert a toothpick in the center. Bread is done when the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Slicing bread: Allow the bread to cool completely before cutting. Hot or even warm sweet breads can crumble if not cooled before cutting.
  • Freezable: This bread freeze well. Slice and wrap individual slices before freezing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 5416IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg
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