Zucchini-Carrot Bread with Creamy Honey Spread

Zucchini-Carrot Bread with Creamy Honey Spread

Take two veggies often blended into breads and combine them for a whole new flavor, great with our cream cheese spread.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

loaves

Bread
1 1/2
cups shredded zucchini (2 medium)
1 1/2
cups shredded carrots (3 medium)
1 1/2
cups sugar
2/3
cup vegetable oil
4
eggs
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon ground cloves
Spread
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup honey
2
teaspoons grated orange or lemon peel
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans or 1 (9x5-inch) loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, mix zucchini, carrots, sugar, oil and eggs with wire whisk. Stir in remaining bread ingredients. Divide batter evenly between pans.
  3. Bake 8-inch loaves 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, 9-inch loaf 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pans on cooling rack.
  4. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top sides up on cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  5. In small bowl, beat spread ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Serve with sliced bread. Cover; refrigerate any remaining spread. Wrap loaves tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.
Makes 2 loaves (12 slices each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
To cut down on the fat in this recipe, use reduced-fat or fat-free cream cheese in the spread.
Save time by picking up a bag of already-shredded carrots in the produce section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 250mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.