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Nut Bread

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 35 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Treat your family to this delicious nutty bread that's baked to perfection.

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup buttermilk
2
eggs
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup chopped nuts
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5- or 8x4-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter with spoon until light and fluffy. Stir in buttermilk and eggs until well blended.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour, nuts, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to buttermilk mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5- or 8x4-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter with spoon until light and fluffy. Stir in buttermilk and eggs until well blended.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour, nuts, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to buttermilk mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To substitute for buttermilk, use 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1 cup.

Date Bread: Substitute packed brown sugar for sugar; decrease nuts to 1/2 cup. Stir in 1 cup chopped dates and 1 teaspoon grated orange peel after flour addition. Pocket of Streusel Bread: For filling, mix 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted. For batter, substitute packed brown sugar for sugar; decrease nuts to 1/2 cup. Spread half of batter in greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pan. Spoon filling down center of batter; spread to within 1/2 inch of sides. Carefully spoon remaining batter over filling, spreading gently to cover. Bake 50 to 55 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
10%
Protein
4g
4%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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