Spiced Carrot & Date Loaf

Spiced Carrot & Date Loaf

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 1 Loaf

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup walnut oil or another neutral tasting oil
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly grated carrot
  • 1 cup dates roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts roughly chopped
  • Sprinkle of old fashioned oats optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil or butter a 9×5 inch loaf pan. In a medium to large bowl, beat eggs. Add the oil and then drizzle in the honey and vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour,baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and sea salt. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and beat well. Add carrots and chopped dates. Pour batter into your prepared loaf pan. Sprinkle the top with the walnuts and oats.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a knife comes out clean when inserted in the center of the loaf. Remove from oven and cool on a cooling rack. Once cooled, remove from loaf pan and enjoy!
Keyword Carrots, Dates, Honey, Oats, Walnut