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Bugsy Bread

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • ½ c. brown sugar, packed
  • ½ c. granulated sugar
  • ½ c. vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 2/3 c. whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 large or 4 small, finely grated carrots, enough for 1½ cups
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ c. raisins


Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease bottom only of one 8½-inch by 4½-inch loaf pan. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, granulated sugar and oil for one minute, scrape bowl. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together whole-wheat flour, soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Stir into bowl mixture just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in carrots and raisins.Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. 

Makes one loaf (35 slices).

Per slice: 98 calories, 5 grams (g) fat, 13 g carbohydrate.


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