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Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Makes: 16 servings
Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 55 mins
Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Icing
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2/3  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground cardamom or nutmeg
  • 1/4  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 2  cups  shredded carrot
  • 2  beaten eggs
  • 2/3  cup  milk
  • 1/3  cup  canola oil
  • 1  recipe Cream Cheese Icing, recipe below
  • 1  recipe Candied Carrots, recipe below
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan or three 4-3/4x2-1/2x2-inch loaf pan; set aside.

2. In a bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, soda and salt. In another bowl combine carrot, eggs, milk, and oil; add to dry ingredients stirring just until moistened.

3. Pour batter into prepared pan(s). Bake for 55 to 60 for the 8x4-loaf pan or 30 to 35 minutes for the large loaf pan or 30 to 35 minutes for the small loaf pans or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean (check the loaf 10 to 15 minutes before the end of baking time. If it is browning too quickly, cover loosely with foil). Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove and cool completely on a rack. Wrap in foil; store overnight before slicing. Store up to 3 days at room temperature or freeze up to 3 months. Glaze with Cream Cheese Icing and top with Candied Carrots just before serving. Makes 16 servings.

Cream Cheese Icing
Ingredients
  • 1  ounce  (2 tablespoons) cream cheese
  • 3/4  cup  powdered sugar
  • 3 - 4  teaspoons  milk
Directions

1. Whisk together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and a little milk until smooth and glazelike. Drizzle over Carrot Bread.

Nutrition Facts (Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Icing)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 205,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 33,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 32,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 18,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 3596,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 36,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 148,
  • Potassium (mg) 128,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Candied Carrots
Ingredients
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1  cup  shaved carrots
  • 2 - 3  tablespoons  honey
Directions

1. In a skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add shaved carrots and. honey. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until carrots are glazed and tender. Spread on paper towel or waxed paper to cool.

Nutrition Facts (Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Icing)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 205,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 33,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 32,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 18,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 3596,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 36,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 148,
  • Potassium (mg) 128,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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