Shelter Keeper's Cake

Shelter Keeper's Cake

This recipe comes from the book "La Gastronomie en plein air", written by Odile Dumais, Éditions Québec Amérique, 2015

24 slices
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 1 h

Standing 10 min

230 calories per serving 


4 eggs size large    
1 cup honey   360 g
1/2 cup brown sugar   100 g
3/4 cup peanut oil   190 mL
2 cups white flour (all purpose)   260 g
1/4 cup oat bran   26 g
1/2 tsp salt   2 g
2 tsp baking powder   5 g
1/2 tsp baking soda   1 g
2 tsp ground cinnamon   6 g
1/2 tsp ground cloves   1 g
3/4 cup walnuts, crushed   80 g
3/4 cup raisins   120 g
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes   50 g
3 carrots, grated   300 g
1 apples, grated   180 g


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F. Butter and flour a bread pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients, including nuts, raisins and coconut flakes.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the eggs. Add in the honey and sugar. Mix well. Gradually pour in the oil, while whisking.
  4. Mix the dry and wet mixtures together. Mix well then add in the grated apple and carrots.
  5. Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish and bake in the middle of the oven for about 60 min, or until the cake is done. Check for doneness with a toothpick or knife to see if the bread is cooked through.
  6. Pull the baking dish out of the oven and let stand at least 10 min before removing the bread from the dish. Slice and serve.


This cake can be kept for a couple of days at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (70g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




11 g

17 %

Saturated 3 g
+ Trans 0 g

14 %


30 mg


90 mg

4 %


32 g

11 %


2 g

6 %


21 g


3 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

2 %


4 %


8 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: ½ serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Low :
Source of :
Copper, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Omega-6, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Manganese, Selenium

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Snacks | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian | Bake

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