Monday, January 14, 2008

Graham Cracker Bread

This is a yummy brown bread!

4 t low fat graham cracker crumbs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t ground nutmeg
1/2 t salt
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup low fat graham cracker crumbs
1 large egg
1/3 cup dark molasses
1 cup fat-free buttermilk
1 cup raisins (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray; dust with 4 teaspoons crumbs. Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Place butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth (about 1 minute). Gradually add 1 cup crumbs; beat until well combined. Add egg, and beat 1 minute. Add molasses, and beat until well combined. Beating at low speed, add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in raisins. Pour batter into prepared pan.Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

Tomorrow's Daily Special: Orange Crinkles