Carrot Bread


This carrot bread is really a cross between cake and a loaf of bread. Serving it warm with butter or cream cheese is ideal. It's really good!

close up view of sliced Carrot Bread on a silver platter
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
1 9x5-inch loaf


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 eggs, beaten

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 cups shredded carrots

  • 1 (3.5 ounce) package flaked coconut

  • ½ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Combine eggs, oil, and milk; stir into flour mixture until well blended. Stir in carrots, coconut, cherries, raisins, and walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from the pan to cool completely. Store in plastic wrap to keep moist.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

383 Calories
17g Fat
53g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 383
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 239mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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