This is a newly acquired recipe that I've already made countless times. Nutmeg adds a palate-pleasing taste.—Dorothy Knapp, Mt. Morris, New York
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
Makes1 loaf (16 slices)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, nutmeg, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Pour into a 9x5-in. loaf pan that has been coated with cooking spray.
- Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 156 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
Originally published as Nutmeg Loaf in Country Woman March/April 1998