Grape-Nuts cereal gives these fast-to-fix loaves their nutty flavor and chewy texture. "The bread is a family favorite because it's so unusual," writes Melissa Walworth of Boise, Idaho. "Warm slices are delicious with butter," she adds.
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- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 cup Grape-Nuts
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- In a large bowl, combine buttermilk and cereal; let stand for 10 minutes. Add egg. Combine the dry ingredients; stir into cereal mixture just until moistened.
- Spoon into two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Originally published as Nutty Quick Bread in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p49
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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2009
"I just made this for supper and it was fantastic. Wonderful textue. I'll definitely make this again."