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 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Fiber One® original bran cereal
1
can (14.5 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
  • 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.
  • 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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