Tip by Mayo Clinic staff
Flaxseed meal and spices, including chili peppers, combine to give this tea bread its rich flavor.
To make this plant based, use maple syrup instead of honey.
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- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
- 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
3/4 teaspoon almonds Extract
- 2 cups chopped carrots (about 4)
- 2/3 cup raisins
- cholesterol 21 mg
- monounsaturated fat
Heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Sift in wheat and flax meal, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices into a large bowl. Stir until combined.
In another bowl, combine eggs, brown sugar, honey, applesauce, olive oil and almond extract. Add lemon zest, carrots and raisins.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until fully combined, taking care not to over mix. Pour the batter into a lightly greased 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and bake at 375 F for 45 to 60 minutes, until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool and cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Nutritional analysis per servingServing Size: 1 slice (1/2 inch thick) Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 3 Grams Sodium 140 mg
- saturated fat 1 gTotal Fat 4 gTrans fat Trace
protein 2 g
144Added Sugar 10 gTotal sugar 14 g
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
Diabetes Meal Plan Options
Fruit 1/2 Starch 1
Created by chefs at the Dan Abraham Center for Healthy Living at Mayo Clinic.
July 29, 2022