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Sweet Carrot Bread or Muffins
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Sweet Carrot Bread or Muffins
Makes: 12 slices or muffins
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Sweet Carrot Bread or Muffins
Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 1 hourTotal time: 1 1⁄3 hours


1 cup
sliced carrots (about 1 can (14.5 ounces) or 2 to 3 fresh carrots)
2⁄3 cup
packed brown sugar
egg, lightly beaten
1 cup
nonfat or 1% milk
1 teaspoon
2 cups
baking mix (biscuit or pancake mix)
3⁄4 cup
raisins or other dried fruit (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking pans. If making a loaf, lightly spray or oil and flour a 9x5 bread pan. If making muffins, lightly oil or spray a muffin tin.
  2. Cook carrots until they are very soft.
    Fresh - Steam or boil.
    Frozen - Follow package directions or microwave, steam or boil.
    Canned - Rinse and drain.
  3. Mash carrots well with a fork or potato masher, or use a blender or food processer to puree until smooth.
  4. In large bowl, mix carrots with brown sugar, egg, and milk until well blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour batter into prepared bread pans or fill 12 muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  6. Bake bread for 50 minutes or muffins for 18 to 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool slightly then remove from pans. Cool completely then store in an air-tight container at room temperature.


Serving Size: 
1 slice or 1 muffin
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