Prep Total time : 2 hours 35 minutes Serves:16
1-1/2 cups Fiber One original bran cereal
1 can (14.5 ounces ) sliced carrots , drained , 1/2 cup liquid reserved
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cups chopped walnuts
1 . Heat oven to 350*F . Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray . Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet ( or crush in food processor) . Set aside .
2 . In a large bowl , mash carrots with a folk , add reserved carrot liquid , lemon peel , lemon juice , oil and eggs ; beat with electric mixer on low speed until blended . Beat in flour , sugar , baking powder , pumpkin pie spice , baking soda and salt until blended . Stir in crushed cereal and walnuts . Spoon batter into pan .
3 . Bake about 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean . Cool 10 minutes ; remove from pan to cooling rack . Cool completely , about 1 hour .