Carrot Raisin Bread Recipe
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Carrot Raisin Bread Recipe

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"Grated carrot adds color and interest to this wheat bread that's good when spread with butter and served with a hearty soup," writes Dolores Tommer of Frankfort, Kansas. "Raisins and nuts give extra flavor and texture."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 134 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In bread machine pan, place the first nine ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Just before final kneading (you machine may audibly signal this), add walnuts and raisins. Yield: 1 loaf (2 pounds).
Originally published as Carrot Raisin Bread in Quick Cooking January/February 2002, p34

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yuehching User ID: 224401 41677
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

"I followed recipe as stated. It?s a bit salty to my taste. I used 1 teaspoon salt to make the second loaf. It turned out just right. Other than that, this is a good recipe."

ashleyangel User ID: 1178069 90685
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"this was a good bread.i made for family when they came overand i will make for a bake sale this spring"

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