Blueberry-Orange Bread

Blueberries and bran star in a quick and easy loaf that's a cousin to banana bread.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
3/4
cup water
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup orange juice
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
1
cup Cascadian Farm® organic frozen blueberries (do not thaw)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or baking spray with flour. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together cereal, water, orange peel and orange juice; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients except blueberries. Gently stir in blueberries. Spread batter in pan.
  • 4 Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaf; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing.

Expert Tips

Grease only the bottoms of loaf pans for quick breads. Ungreased sides allow the batter to cling while rising during baking, which helps form a gently rounded top. If sides are greased, the edges of the loaf may have ridges.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.