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Spice Bread with Maple Butter Recipe

Spice Bread with Maple Butter Recipe

Whole wheat and tastes great! Sit back and enjoy the compliments with this flavorful bread. Katherine Nelson Centerville, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • BUTTER:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flours, baking powder, spices and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk just until moistened. Fold in walnuts.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.
  • 3. Beat butter ingredients until blended; serve with bread. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices) and 1/2 cup butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with 2 teaspoons butter equals 261 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.