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Recipe: Whole-wheat soda bread

Updated: 01-10-2013

Dietitian's tip: Ground flaxseed keeps this bread moist.

Ingredients

Serves: 15

  • 2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup ground millet meal
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons wheat gluten
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk or skim milk
  • 2 egg whites

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Sift together dry ingredients.

In a separate bowl, combine milk and egg whites. Mix well. Add milk and egg mixture to dry ingredients. Mix until well moistened.

Form in loaf pan (5 inch by 8 inch) and bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Test for doneness with skewer.

Nutritional Analysis per serving
  • Calories: 85
  • Total carbohydrate: 14 g
  • Cholesterol: 1 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Saturated fat: trace
  • Sodium: 155 mg
  • Sugars: 0 g
  • Total fat: 1 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
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