Thursday, September 11, 2014

Apple and Oat Bran Bread

  
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.
 
Sometimes it is hard to please our kids at breakfast time or, when they come home after school hungry and tired.   This sweet, moist and healthy bread solves that problem. It is very easy to make.  Just mix dry and wet ingredients together and bake for 1 hour.  It contains healthy ingredients like oat bran, whole wheat flour, and 2 cups of apples. This is a great alternative to any store bought bakery product!
 

Ingredients

½ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup oat bran
1teaspoon baking soda
¾ cup golden raisins
2 cups diced tart apples
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
½ cup fat-free buttermilk
½ cup canola oil
 
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.
 
Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter a 9 x 5 x 7.5 inch baking pan.
Peel and dice 2 large apples, you should have about 2 cups of diced apples. 
 
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.
  
In a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients: whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, oat bran, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Add raisins and diced apples; toss until mixture is well mixed. 
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.

In another mixing bowl, whisk eggs, buttermilk and canola oil. 
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.
  
Add buttermilk and egg mixture to dry ingredients, and mix with wooden spoon until just combined. 
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.

Transfer dough to 9 x 5 x 7.5 inch baking pan, and bake for 1 hour.
Apple and Oat Bran Bread - Smell of Rosemary.

This is a Smell of Rosemary Original Recipe.