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Cranberry Nut Bread

Photography by Baldwin Publishing

Make this quick bread for Christmas or any time you want an easy, delicious snack. Orange juice sweetens this cranberry recipe and chopped nuts add crunch.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 Cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp grated orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 1/2 Cups fresh or frozen cranberries,
    coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350. Lightly coat a 9-inch x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  • Stir in orange juice, orange zest, oil, and egg. Mix until well blended. Stir in cranberries and nuts. Spread evenly in loaf pan.
  • Bake for 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: One slice, about ½-inch-thick. Calories: 136; Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 148mg; Carbohydrates: 21g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 2g

Yield: 16 servings

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Breakfast Banana Bread

February 13, 2014 by

Don’t throw away those mushy bananas. Very ripe bananas are just what you need for this banana bread recipe. Wrap individual slices for a quick breakfast or healthy snack.

Ingredients (Yield: 14 servings)

  • ½ cup (1 stick) margarine, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 cup mashed, very ripe bananas
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans, optional

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly coat a 9×5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. With a hand mixer, beat margarine and sugar in a bowl until creamy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat about 3 to 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to the margarine mixture and mix until just combined.
  5. Add vanilla, sour cream, and bananas; mix to combine. Stir in nuts, if using. Pour into prepared pan.
  6. Bake about 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let rest in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes and then turn out onto rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts
Calories: 171
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 16mg
Sodium: 245mg
Carbohydrates: 29g
Fiber: 2g
Protein: 3g

*Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content.

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