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Carrot Raisin Bread

Carrot Raisin Bread
Just like the popular Carrot Raisin Salad, this bread has the subtle tang of mayonnaise combined with the sweetness of carrots and raisins.
Yield 1 (9×5-inch) loaf
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups bread flour, divided
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon water (120-130°F)
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup raisins

Instructions

  • In stand mixer bowl, add 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar and salt; mix well. Add warm water and mayonnaise to flour mixture. Using a paddle attachment, blend on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium speed for 4 minutes.
  • Switch to dough hook attachment. Gradually stir in carrots, raisins and enough remaining flour to make a firm dough. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 to 7 minutes.
    (NOTE: For hand mixing: following above steps, mix ingredients in large mixing bowl using a wooden spoon or dough whisk. Knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic.)
  • Place dough in lightly oiled bowl and turn to grease top. Cover; let rise until indentation remains after poking dough with finger down to second knuckle.
  • Prepare pan: Grease one 9×5-inch bread pan; set aside.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; punch down to remove air bubbles. Roll or pat into a 14×7-inch rectangle. Starting with shorter side, roll up tightly, pressing dough into roll. Pinch edges and taper ends to seal. Place in prepared pan. Cover; let rise until indentation remains after touching.
  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on wire rack.

Notes

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Photo by Stephie Cooks.

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Jeff Frerichs | Reply

5 stars
One of my new favorite breads to make, I just love it toasted with peanut butter & honey.

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