Carrot Bread

Number of Servings: 12 (63 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 55 min.
Carrot Cake

Make with no added sugar and whole-grain flour, this bread is denser and chewier than classic carrot cake, but no less delicious. Skip the traditional frosting: as moist as this dish is, you don’t need it, and as it stands, this dish is nutritious enough to work as a mini-meal any day.


  • 1½ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray an 8 inch cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt and spices.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together remaining ingredients except for walnuts.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and combine thoroughly. Let sit for 5-10 minutes, then fold in walnuts.
  5. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 63 g

Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.5g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 17.9mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 155mg 4%
Vitamin A 77.2mcg 8%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin K 5.5mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.9mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 12.3mcg 3%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.9mcg 10%
Chloride 6.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 111.6mg 8%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 43.6mg 10%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 11.1mcg 20%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 1.1mg 50%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.5mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Unsweetened Applesauce, Whole Wheat Flour, Walnuts, Carrots, Olive Oil, Vinegar, Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Baking Soda, Salt, Nutmeg.

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