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Carrot Raisin Nut Loaf Cakes

Carrot Raisin Nut Loaf CakesA moist and wholesome, honey-sweetened spiced carrot, raisin and nut cake made with whole wheat flour and wheat germ.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup grated carrots
1 cup seedless raisins
3/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook carrots, raisins, honey, butter and spices in the 1 1/2 cups water for 10 minutes, then allow to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Grease and flour two small loaf pans; set aside.
  3. Mix together the flour, baking soda, wheat germ, and walnuts and combine with other ingredients.
  4. Pour into prepared loaf pans. Bake for 45 minutes or until cake tests done.

Makes 2 small loaf cakes; 12 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Honey Board.