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Carrot Walnut Bread

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  Active dry yeast/3/4 ounce fresh yeast 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1 1/2 Packages)
  Lukewarm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 2⁄3 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Shredded carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Dissolve the yeast in the lukewarm water and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine 3 1/2 cups of the flour, salt and sugar.
In a separate bowl, combine the beaten eggs, shredded carrots, cooking oil, and chopped nuts.
Mix well and add the yeast mixture, then knead into a round ball, using the remaining 1/2 cup flour, if necessary.
Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and set aside in a warm place to allow the dough to rise.
Just before rising time is over, soak 2 clay pots, tops and bottoms, in water for 15 minutes.
Punch the dough down and reshape into 2 round loaves.
Place a small piece of aluminum foil on the bottom of each presoaked pot to prevent sticking.
Place the loaves in the pots, cover with the lid and allow to rise until nearly doubled in bulk.
Place the covered pots in a cold oven.
Set the temperature at 450 degrees.
Bake about 50 minutes, until a finger thump on the bread's surface sounds hollow.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4895 Calories from Fat 1610

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g279%

Saturated Fat 22.4 g112.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 1664.1 mg69.3%

Total Carbohydrates 733 g244.2%

Dietary Fiber 39.4 g157.6%

Sugars 316.3 g

Protein 97 g193.6%

Vitamin A 1020% Vitamin C 29.8%

Calcium 33.1% Iron 188.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Carrot Walnut Bread Recipe