Multigrain Nutrition Loaves
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 35 min. + cooling
Makes3 loaves (16 slices each)
- 6-1/2 to 7 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup bran flakes
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2-1/2 cups water
- 1-1/2 cups 1% cottage cheese
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, bran flakes, oats, yeast and salt. In a small saucepan, heat water, cottage cheese, raisins, molasses and butter to 120°-130°. Add to dry ingredients; beat until blended. Beat in eggs. Stir in enough remaining all-purpose flour to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide into thirds. Shape into loaves. Place in three 9x5-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 40 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 375°, Bake 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 110 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 143mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.
Dec 16, 2011
I have made this bread several times now, and all three loaves are always gone within a few days. It is delicious toasted with a little butter, but our absolute favorite way to eat it is to use it in French toast with cinnamon and vanilla, butter it and sprinkle it with a tiny bit of powdered sugar. Mmmm...
May 24, 2011
This was delicious...absolutely perfect bread...yum!!!