Morning Glory Loaf

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Whether you bake up a loaf or a dozen muffins, this spicy-sweet breakfast treat is a wholesome way to start the day.

  • serving (1/12 of loaf)Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 8-oz. can crushed pineapple in its own juice, drained, juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup carrot juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup finely grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 9-inch loaf pan, 3 miniloaf pans, or 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.

2. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in bowl. Whisk together brown sugar, oil, 1/4 cup pineapple juice, carrot juice, and vanilla in separate bowl. Fold sugar mixture into flour mixture. Stir in pineapple, carrots, raisins, and nuts, if using. Scoop batter into prepared pan(s). Bake large loaf 50 to 60 minutes, miniloaves 35 to 45 minutes, or muffins 18 to 22 minutes, or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Loosen edges, and turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Makes 1 loaf, 3 mini loaves, or 12 muffins
  • Calories: 256
  • Carbohydrate Content: 41 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 209 mg
  • Sugar Content: 21 g