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Michael Symon's Carrot Bread

Carrot Bread Michael Symon
Carrot Loaf
skill level
Easy
time
60-120min
servings
12
cost
$
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Think carrot cake without all the frosting. Serve as breakfast with a side of fruit or as dessert with a scoop of ice cream.
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ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 Orange (zested)
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Carrots (grated and packed; about 2 medium carrots)
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios (shelled and coarsely chopped)
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  • 1
     
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a standard 9x5 inch loaf pan with butter or cooking spray.
  • 2
    1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (softened)
    1 cup Dark Brown Sugar
    1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
    1 Egg
    1/4 cup Milk
    1 Orange (zested)
    2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
    Beat together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes with an electric mixer. Add the egg, milk, orange zest and vanilla and continue to beat until well incorporate.
  • 3
    2 cups All-Purpose Flour
    1 1/4 teaspoons Baking Powder
    1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
    1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon Salt
    1 cup Carrots (grated and packed; about 2 medium carrots)
    In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and salt. Add the carrots and toss to coat in the flour mixture.
  • 4
    1/4 cup Pistachios (shelled and coarsely chopped)
    Stir the dry mixture into the wet mixture in three additions, stirring just until blended. Over mixing the batter will create a tough cake. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle pistachios on top. Bake for about 1 hour or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean. 
  • 5
     
    Remove from the oven and cool completely on a wire rack. Serve with butter and salt sweetened whipped cream.
 
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