Lemony Carrot-Walnut Bread

Lemony Carrot-Walnut Bread

Love carrot cake? Skip the frosting, and try a sweet and spicy loaf with a boost of high-fiber cereal.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

1

loaf

1 1/2
cups Fiber One® original bran cereal
1
can (14 1/2 oz) sliced carrots, drained, 1/2 cup liquid reserved
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/3
cup lemon juice
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
2 2/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor). Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, mash carrots with fork. With electric mixer on low speed, beat in reserved carrot liquid, lemon peel, lemon juice, oil and eggs until blended.
  3. Beat in flour, sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt until blended. Stir in crushed cereal and walnuts. Spoon batter into pan.
  4. Bake about 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour, before slicing.
Makes 1 loaf (16 slices)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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Grease only the bottoms of loaf pans for quick breads. Ungreased sides allow the batter to cling while rising during baking, which helps form a gently rounded top. If sides are greased, the edges of the loaf may have ridges.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.