Toasted Pecan and Rhubarb Bread

Bake up a delicious bread for breakfast or a tea-time snack. This sweet and crunchy rhubarb bread packed with pecan is a tasty treat.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
2
eggs
1
cup buttermilk
2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (do not thaw)
1
tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5 or 8x4-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Add buttermilk; blend well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In small bowl, combine flour, pecans, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add to buttermilk mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fold in rhubarb. Pour batter into greased pan. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar over top.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Slice
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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