Nut Bread

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Stir together basic ingredients to create this tender, nutty bread then add blueberries or cranberries for a fruity bonus.

Nut Bread
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
70 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 beaten egg

  • 1 cup milk

  • ¼ cup cooking oil

  • ¾ cup chopped almonds, pecans, or walnuts, toasted

Directions

  1. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan; set aside. In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl combine the egg, milk, and oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Fold in nuts. Spoon batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Wrap and store overnight before slicing. Makes 1 loaf (14 servings).

Blueberry Nut Bread:

Prepare as above, except add 1-1/2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel to flour mixture. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup dried blueberries with 1/4 cup boiling water. Cover and let stand 10 minutes; drain if necessary. Fold blueberries into batter along with nuts. Nutrition Facts per serving: 231 cal., 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 16 mg chol., 183 mg sodium, 35 g carbo., 1 g dietary fiber, 5 g pro.Daily Values: 1% vit A, 1% vit. C, 10% calcium, 7% ironExchanges: 1 Starch, 1 .5 Other Carbo., 1.5 Fat

Cranberry Nut Bread:

Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside. Prepare as above, except add 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel to flour mixture. Substitute orange juice for the milk and fold 1 cup coarsely chopped cranberries into batter along with nuts. Nutrition Facts per serving: 210 cal., 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 15 mg chol., 174 mg sodium, 32 g carbo., 2 g dietary fiber, 4 g pro.Daily Values: 1% vit A, 17% vit. C, 8% calcium, 7% ironExchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Other Carbo., 1.5 Fat

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 101mg 2%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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