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Ginger Carrot Bars

Ingredients
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unbleached flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Carrots 2 Medium, shredded
  Maple syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Fat free egg substitute 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In a small bowl, combine the orange juice and oats.
Set aside to soften for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, stir together the whole-wheat flour, unbleached flour and baking powder.
In a medium bowl, combine the carrots, maple syrup, egg, oil, ginger and vanilla.
Stir in the oats.
Pour over the flour mixture and combine until all the flour is moistened.
Do not overmix.
Coat an 8"X 8" baking pan with no-stick spray.
Add the batter.
Bake at 375° for 20 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let cool before slicing.
Store tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or a cookie tin.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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