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Lemony Carrot-Walnut Bread

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Lemony Carrot-Walnut Bread
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16
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Love carrot cake? Skip the frosting, and try a sweet and spicy loaf with a boost of high-fiber cereal.
Updated Jan 9, 2009

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

210 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
10g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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