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Morning Glory Breakfast Bread
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Morning Glory Breakfast Bread

This quick bread, chock-full of carrots, raisins, coconut, walnuts and banana, is great to have on the counter for a quick breakfast fix.

By Rheanna Kish and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2012

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Total time 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Portion size 12 slices


  • 1 1ripe bananabananas
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspbaking soda
  • 1-1/4 cups 1-1/4cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 1cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspbaking powder
  • 1 tsp 1tspcinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspnutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cupgrated carrot
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupBalkan-style plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupvegetable oil
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupgolden raisingolden raisins
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupchopped walnutwalnuts
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupsweetened shredded coconut
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In small bowl and using fork, mash banana with baking soda; let stand for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.

In large bowl, whisk together carrot, brown sugar, yogurt, oil and egg; stir in banana mixture. Stir in flour mixture until combined. Stir in raisins, walnuts and coconut.

Scrape into greased or parchment paper–lined 8- x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan. Bake in 350?F (180?C) oven until top is golden and cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 70 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Transfer to rack; let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 days. Or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional Information Per slice: about

cal 260 pro 4g total fat 11g sat. fat 2g
carb 39g dietary fibre 3g sugar 19g chol 17mg
sodium 167mg potassium 236mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 12 vit A 16 vit C 2
folate 17
This recipe is featured on Best breakfasts under 500 calories
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