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Carrot Raisin Banana Bread

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Bananas and frugality are definitely a challenge for me. I have escaped the knowledge of buying just the right amount of bananas to be eaten before they become recipe ripe.  While I really enjoy eating bananas, after they become too ripe, they must be used in baking.

Carrot Raisin Banana Bread, different and delicious!
Carrot Raisin Banana Bread.

With a large bag of frozen bananas in our freezer, it was time to try another loaf of banana bread. Banana bread can be made in about a million ways, today we are adding carrots and raisins. And this one is a winner! Not too sweet and made with whole grains, I hope you like it as well as we do.

Carrot Raisin Banana Bread
adapted from:  The Wooden Spoon Bread Book
350 degree oven

1 c flour
1 c whole wheat flour (we use spelt)
1 t baking soda
1 t salt

1/3 c oil
1/3 c brown sugar
1/3 c sugar
2 eggs

1/3 c milk
3 bananas, mashed
2 - 2 1/2 c grated carrots
1 c raisins, chopped

Combine dry ingredients, set aside.


In a large bowl, beat oil, sugars and eggs. Stir in milk, bananas, grated carrots and chopped raisins. Fold in dry ingredients, mix well, however do not beat.

Turn into a prepared 9X5 loaf pan. Bake 1 hour or until done in your oven. Let cool in pan 15 minutes, turn out to cool completely.

Carrot Raisin Banana Bread

Enjoy!

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8 comments

  1. mmmm, looks so moist and yummy!!!Happy boxing day!

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  2. My comment exactly -- that bread looks so moist! Yummmmm.

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  3. that bread looks divine and so similar to a bread my grandmother used to make. my husband doesn't like raisins in his but I DO!!

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  4. This reminds me that I haven't made banana bread in ages! I love this recipe with the carrots and raisins. Thank you, Rocquie

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  5. oh love this my dad loved raisins and this was something I made often for him but haven't in some time think I will give it a try again
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  6. Looks good! Great idea to put raisins and carrots in!

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  7. What a delicious looking banana bread. I would enjoy this any time of day! Thank you for sharing your recipe with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop, Melynda.

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  8. I often make muffins with both carrot and banana, it's a great combination and this bread looks tasty!

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