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Holiday Spice Bread

Yield: 1 loaf, 2 small loaves, or 6-8 muffins This delightful treat was a hit with my neighbors. Cooking time will vary depending on what form you choose. Just watch closely and remove your treats from the oven once a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry 1 teaspoon baking […]

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Cardamom Tea Bread

Yield: 3 mini-loaves I like using mini-loaf pans to make and share my baked goods. This “tea bread” gets its name from the instant tea in the mix, which lends a nice, distinctive flavor. I used loquats in my version, which are small, orange (when ripe), tangy, and juicy fruits that I have growing in […]

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Cranberry Nut Bread

Yield: 1 loaf We have Ocean Spray to thank for this recipe. Yep. It comes from the back of the Ocean Spray Cranberry bag. The women in my family have made it for years. I’ve made a few substitutes in favor of whole grains and natural sweeteners. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking […]

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Maple Corn Bread

Yield: 10 to 12 servings I love this corn bread because it’s super moist and sweetened with maple syrup. You can also use this recipe to make muffins or mini-muffins; just watch the cooking time so as to not overcook them. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 1/3  cups yellow cornmeal 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 4 teaspoons baking […]

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Irish Soda Bread

Yield: One 8-inch oval loaf With the whole grains, golden raisins, and caraway seeds, this hearty bread is both savory and sweet. It makes a nice addition to dinner or breakfast. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups whole wheat four ¾ cup flour 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons caraway seeds 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 […]

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Zucchini Bread

Yield: 2 loaves (or, 1 loaf and 8 muffins) This recipe comes from Heidi Swanson’s 101 Cookbooks blog. There is a lot to love about this delicious quick bread. The cinnamon and curry powder combination is surprisingly sweet and spicy. I did not use the crystallized ginger, but only because I did not have it on hand. […]

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Chocolate Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf It’s hard to know whether this scrumptious quick bread belongs under breakfast, snacks, or small indulgences, because at my house, it satisfies as all three! At Rancho La Puerta, sister spa to Golden Door, they serve this bread following the morning hike. Unsweetened prune puree (yup, baby food!) works its magic to help bind […]

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