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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 Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 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 Facts
1 slice: 110 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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