Nutty Quick Bread
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.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
Makes2 loaves (12 slices each)
- 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 8x4-in. loaf pans. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 110 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.
Originally published as Nutty Quick Bread in Quick Cooking March/April 2001
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