Best-Ever Oatmeal Brown Bread

Enjoy this brown bread made with oatmeal, flaxseed and whole wheat flour – deliciously wholesome bread!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 16

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2
cup old-fashioned oats
1/3
cup ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1 2/3
cups buttermilk

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix flours, brown sugar, oats, the flaxseed, baking soda and salt. Stir in buttermilk just until mixed. Pour batter into pan. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon oats.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing.

Expert Tips

Oats, whole wheat flour and flaxseed is a winning combination for a deliciously moist bread that's even better toasted the next day. The flaxseed in this recipe replaces eggs and much of the oil that is used in other quick breads.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.