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Carrot-Raisin Quick Bread

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Makes: 10 servings


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup canned crushed pineapple in juice, lightly drained
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup extra-light olive oil


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and lightly dust it with flour; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine first 7 ingredients. Make a well in the center; set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine remaining 5 ingredients. Pour mixture into well in dry ingredients and stir until mix is just moistened and batter is still slightly lumpy. Transfer into the loaf pan.
  4. Bake 60 to 70 minutes, or until top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan on a rack, then remove from pan to cool completely.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 326 calories, 5 g protein, 50 g carbohydrate, 12 g fat (2 g saturated), 2 g fiber.

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johnsonfamily36 wrote:

Pancakes!!! Use Soya milk, low sodium salt and an egg for the mix, fry in coconut oil and top with real fresh lemon juice and a little caster sugar ( a little can't hurt can it? ).

2/14/2013 12:56:12 PM Report Abuse
sd8400ph wrote:

Adjust the liquid and cook as a "pancake." Great for on-the-go breakfast. Thanks for the ideas; I'll try fixing my personal favorite recipes now.

3/19/2012 12:06:26 AM Report Abuse
blpaulson320191 wrote:

**wheat flour

6/24/2010 11:29:14 AM Report Abuse
blpaulson320191 wrote:

Some of us would rather eat the real sugar and exercise rather than fill our body with anything fake (think about what healthy REALLY means...)Also When flour would have made this recipe far too heavy. I of course switched the milk to skim (and could have omitted .25% -50% of the sugar) - but all around a great recipe!

6/24/2010 11:28:47 AM Report Abuse
kkoehler88 wrote:

I would replace sugar with a sugar substutite.

4/12/2010 12:12:00 PM Report Abuse

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