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Blueberry Breakfast Cereal Bread

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Blueberry Breakfast Cereal  Bread
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16
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This yummy bread made with berries and whole grain cereal is a super source of calcium for strong bones and teeth.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crunchy whole grain wheat flakes cereal
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange or lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola or soybean oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg or 1/4 cup fat-free egg product
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (do not thaw)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening, or spray with cooking spray. Place cereal in food-storage plastic bag; coarsely crush with rolling pin. Set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix water, orange peel, orange juice, oil, vanilla and egg until blended. In medium bowl, mix crushed cereal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into ingredients in large bowl. Gently stir in blueberries. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 50 to 60 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 before slicing, at least 1 hour.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    First prize blueberries contain antioxidants called anthocyanins that may help protect healthy body cells from oxygen damage.
  • tip 2
    It's easy to crush cereal when it's poured into a 1-quart food storage plastic bag. Simply place the bag flat, seal, and evenly crush the cereal using your fingers.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 2 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
20
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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