Darling's California Carrot Bread

Darling's California Carrot Bread Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This is another great one from Renny Darling


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    1 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 3 oz
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    2 eggs
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    1 cup sugar
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    1/2 cup oil
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    3 small carrots, peeled and grated, about 1 1/2 cups
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    1 t. vanilla
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    1 cup flour
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    1 t. cinnamon
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    1 t. baking powder
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    1/2 t. baking soda
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    pinch of salt
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    1 cup chopped walnuts

How to Make Darling's California Carrot Bread


  1. Beat together first 6 ingredients until blended. Stir in remaining ingredients
    just until blended. Do not overmix. Divide batter between 4 greased mini loaf
    foil pans (6 x 3 inches), place pans on cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 45
    minutes or until a cake tester, inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to
    cool in pans for 15 minutes, then remove from pans and continue cooling on a
    rack. Sprinkle with a little sifted powdered sugar. Or, swirl tops with Cream
    Cheese Frosting. Makes 4 loaves.
    Cream Cheese Frosting:
    1/4 cup butter
    1/4 pound cream cheese
    1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
    1 t. vanilla

    Beat together butter and cream cheese until blended. Beat in sugar and vanilla
    until blended.
    Source: Renny Darling

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About Darling's California Carrot Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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