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NEW CASTLE — Low-Fat Carrot or Zucchini Bread

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3⁄4 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1⁄2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup shredded carrots or zucchini
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs or egg substitute equivalent
  • 1⁄4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup raisins (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Grease and flour a loaf pan or small springform or bundt pan.

Mix sugar and applesauce in a large bowl. Combine dry ingredients and add to the wet mixture. Add carrots or zucchini and vanilla. Beat in the eggs one at a time (do not beat the eggs too much). Mix well.

Stir in the optional nuts and raisins. Pour into the pan and bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the bread come out clean.

Variation:  Add 1⁄2 cup crushed pineapple, drained, to the batter.

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