Carrot bread

Carrot bread from my mother years ago so unable to attribute to any original source.  So easy to make.
1 1/3 C sugar
1 1/3 c water
4 Tablespoons butter
1 C grated raw carrots
1 C raisens
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp . clove
2 C flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 1/ 2  C walnuts.
Combine sugar, water, butter, carrots, raisens, spices, salt. stirring well, bring to boil. Boil 5 min. Cool. ( overnight is fine)
Stir together all dry ingredients. Add  to boiled mixture. beat well.  Add nuts. Pour into   greased & dusted with flour  loaf pan
Bake  350 degrees for about an hr.
PLEASE NOTE:  Valley Flora large carrots so sweet that I reduced the sugar to 1 c.  Bet one could even use less as bread still quite sweet
Despite the sugar   I would consider this a " healthy" bread and good and spicy.Maybe one could reduce the spices also if more to your taste.& maybe the carrot flavor would shine through more.  Also even if the tooth pick comes out clean before the 1 hr. keep baking. Mine was soggy in the middle. But still delightful especially when reheated. Addicting really.