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Honey Spice Bread

 Honey Spice Bread
"The texture of this moist bread is almost like a cake, so I usually serve slices of it for dessert," comments Gaye O'Dell of Binghamton, New York. "Plus, the loaf looks so festive with the pretty glaze drizzled on top."
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons 2% milk

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar
  • and milk. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and
  • cloves. In another bowl, whisk eggs, honey, oil and brown sugar
  • mixture until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until
  • moistened.
  • Transfer to a greased 8x4-in. loaf pan. Bake 55-60 minutes or until a
  • toothpick inserted in center comes out clean (cover top loosely with

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Honey Spice Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • foil if needed to prevent overbrowning).
  • Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool
  • completely. In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients; stir until
  • smooth. Drizzle over bread. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 187 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.