Carrot Banana Bread

Carrot Banana Bread

"I received this from my mother-in-law and it's become my favorite banana bread recipe. The carrots add a special touch."
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1 h 5 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine oil and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; gradually add to the creamed mixture alternately with bananas. Stir in carrots and pecans. Transfer to a greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

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I made this bread today and it came out really moist. I decrease the sugar by a quarter, replace half the all purpose flour with whole wheat pastry flour, replace half the oil with a jar of app...

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For health reasons, I used 1 egg, only 3/4 cup sugar, replaced half the AP flour with whole wheat pastry flour, and replaced the oil with apple sauce. It came out really moist, and held togethe...

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I made this bread today and it came out really moist. I decrease the sugar by a quarter, replace half the all purpose flour with whole wheat pastry flour, replace half the oil with a jar of app...

This is an excellent recipe. I was looking for a way to use up extra carrots - and I also had some overripe bananas so I was in luck when I found this. I did make a few changes to suit our tast...

Absolutely delicious.I added 1tbsp of rolled oats instead of nuts as I was making this for my kids and made as giant muffins instead of a loaf and turned out great.Even my husband liked them and...

I loved this one, but make a few changes. I used half white and half brown sugar, and added nugmeg, allspice and ginger. I also put more cinnamon with the bananas. I also folded in some currants...

i made this bread and it came out great! i put in a 1 1/2 cups of bananas (because i had that much) when i filled my bread pan, i had extra. so i grabbed the muffin tray. my husband and i both l...

This is a tasty, moisty bread and a great base recipe that is easy to modify. I fel it needed a little "oomph" so I make some changes. First, I used brown sugar instead of granulated sugar to ...

This turned out great. We left out the nuts and made muffins instead of bread. This makes great muffins, my kids loved these and so did my picky husband. You can't tell it has carrots in it. For...

My family loved this recipe. My 2-year-old is going through a very picky stage, yet he ate several pieces of this. I left out the nuts and added 1/2 t of vanilla. My first loaf is gone so I w...

Oh my, this is a perfect recipe if you are looking to use up your ripe bananas. I absolutely love the texture of this bread and the flavor to boot! We made this just as the recipe called for and...

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