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Lemony Carrot-Walnut Bread

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups bran cereal shreds
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 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

Directions

  • 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).
  • 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 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.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 210
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 210mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/10/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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

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