Whole Wheat Walnut-Cranberry Quick Bread

Here is the best quick bread I have ever eaten.  I love the 
recipe, the simplicity of it, and the flavor, toasted with 
cream cheese, is to die for.  Try it and let me know what 
you think... 
            
       2 c  Whole wheat flour
       1 tsp Baking powder
       1 tsp Baking soda
       1 tsp Kosher Salt
       1 lg Egg
       2 c  Buttermilk
       1 1/2 tb unsalted butter, melted
       1/2 c  Walnuts; chopped
       3 tb Light molasses 
       1/2 c  Dried cranberries
       1 cup grocery-store orange juice
 
Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.  Heat oven to 400 degrees. 
Soak the cranberries for a half hour in orange juice, then 
drain.  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 
Beat egg in a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk, molasses 
and butter. Stir in flour mixture. Mix in walnuts and 
cranberries.  Scrape batter into prepared pan and bake 50-60
minutes, or until bread is well browned. Test with a 
toothpick--it should come out dry.  Remove from oven 
and place on a wire rack to cool. Makes 1 loaf.
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Posted on August 5, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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