This is really a cross between cake and a bread. Serving it warm with butter or a cream cheese is ideal. It’s really good!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Combine eggs, oil and milk; stir into flour mixture until well blended. Stir in carrots, coconut, cherries, raisins and walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack for ten minutes before removing from the pan to cool completely. Store in plastic wrap to keep moist.
Per Serving: 383 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 53.2g; fat 17.2g; cholesterol 47.3mg; sodium 308.9mg.
The quality of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different brands do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as clear bread.
To make this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A bread first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it night before , then finish it off the next day.