Carrot Fruitcake

1 cup grated carrots
1 cup seedless raisins
1/2 (one-half) cup honey
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon each: cinnamon and allspice
1/2 (one-half) teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 (one-quarter) teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 (one and one-half) cups water
1 1/2 (one and one-half) cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 (one-half) cup wheat germ
1 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook carrots, raisins, honey, butter and spices in the water for 10 minutes. Allow to cool. Mix together flour, baking soda, wheat germ, and walnuts and combine with carrot mixture. Pour into a well oiled loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven when golden brown and center is firm and cooked. Yields one fruitcake.