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Marathon Bread

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Marathon Bread
2008-07-25 Side Dish
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This quick-bread contains whole wheat pastry flour as well as all-purpose, along with baking powder and soda, spices, milk, eggs and butter. It also has grated carrots, pineapple, nuts, raisins and dried cranberries.

  • Servings: 10-12


2 Cups Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
½ Cup White All-purpose Flour
½ Cup Brown Sugar
2 Tsp Baking Powder
½ Tsp Baking Soda
½ Tsp Salt
2 Tsp Cinnamon
½ Tsp Allspice
¼ Tsp Nutmeg
¼ Tsp Cloves
2 Eggs
1 Cup Milk, soy milk may be used
1 Tsp Vanilla
½ Cup Unsalted Butter, at room temp
1 Cup Grated Carrots
½ Cup Chopped Pecans or Walnuts
½ Cup Golden Raisins
½ Cup Dried Cranberries
½ Cup Crushed Pineapple With Juice
2 Tbsp Rolled Oats


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices, and salt. In a separate bowl whisk together milk, eggs and vanilla. Add egg and milk mixture to dry ingredients along with butter; mix well. Add grated carrots, nuts, cranberries, raisins, and crushed pineapple. Pour into greased bread pan and sprinkle top with oats. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean when inserted in the center.

Helpful Tips:

I serve this to my family for breakfast and they love it. It's loaded with vitamins, fiber, nutrients and flavor. You'll want to run a marathon after eating this.