Maggie May Schill
2 call purpose flour
2 tspcinnamon, ground
1/4 cpacked light brown sugar
2 tspbaking powder
1 tspbaking soda
1 1/2 cfresh grated carrots
1/3 cwhole milk
1/4 cbutter, softened
3 Tbspwhipped cream cheese
1/2 tspvanilla extract
2 Tbspquality bourbon
1/2 cgolden raisins (optional)
How to Make Carrot Bread
- 1-Preheat oven to 350'F
2-Grate your carrots to the finest possible grate. Add your bourbon to the grated carrots and mix completely.
3-Add your raisins to your grated carrots and set aside for later use.
4-Grease and flour 2 large loaf pans, or 3 small loaf pans.
5-Sift together in large mixing bowl: Flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
6-In a second mixing bowl, cream together butter with brown sugar and white sugar until completely combined.
7-Combine sugar mixture to flour mixture and mix completely. It should look like a sandy mixture when completely combined.
8-In yet another mixing bowl: add your eggs, milk, vanilla extract and whipped cream cheese. Beat together until completely combined.
9-Slow add wet mixture to dry mixture until completely incorporated.
10-Fold in carrot and raisin mixture.
11-The finished batter should be just ever so slightly thicker than cake batter.
12-pour into pans evenly and bake for about 55 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
13-Let the loafs cool in their pans for about 20 minutes, then turn them out onto a wire rack to finish cooling.