Carrot Fruitcake

Serves: 12

   1 cup grated carrots
   1 cup seedless raisins
   3/4 cup agave
   2 tablespoons margarine
   1 teaspoon cinnamon
   1 teaspoon allspice
   1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
   1/4 teaspoon cloves
   1 1/2 cups water
   1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
   1 teaspoon baking soda
   1/2 cup wheat germ
   1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Carrot Fruitcake is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

Preheat oven to 300F. Cook carrots, raisins, agave, margarine and spices in the water for 10 minutes, then allow to cool. Mix together the flour, baking soda, wheat germ, and walnuts and combine with other ingredients. Pour into two small well-greased loaf pans. Bake for 45 minutes.