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Superb Herb Bread

 Superb Herb Bread
Caraway, poppy seed, sage and nutmeg give this tender bread its superb flavor. "I received a blue ribbon at our fall festival for this recipe," notes Doris White of De Land, Illinois. "My bread machine makes it convenient to prepare the dough for this loaf—it's light, delicious and the wheat flour makes it extra nutritious."
16 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + rising Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm fat-free milk (70° to 80°)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place the milk, egg, 1 tablespoon butter,
  • sugar, salt, caraway seeds, poppy seeds, onion, sage, nutmeg, flours
  • and yeast in the order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough
  • setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2
  • tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When the cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured
  • surface. Punch down; shape into a loaf. Place in a 9-in. x 5-in.
  • loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until
  • doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from

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Superb Herb Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pan to wire rack. Melt remaining butter; brush over loaf. Yield: 1
  • loaf (16 slices).
Nutritional Facts: One slice equals 109 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.