Steamed Whole Grain Bread Recipe

This recipe for steamed whole grain bread is a mixed flour, oat and milet bread. Very nurtitious and healthy, the steamed bread has sunflower nuts and eggs in it. garnished with fresh strawberries and strawberry sauce, this can be served for breakfast as a healthy start to the day.


Health IndexHealthyCuisine


 Boiling water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Millet3 Tablespoon
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Whole wheat flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Quick cooking rolled oats1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sunflower nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Strawberry sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2390 Calories from Fat 542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.5%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g53.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 492.1 mg

Sodium 1779.2 mg74.1%

Total Carbohydrates 406 g135.5%

Dietary Fiber 28 g111.9%

Sugars 172 g

Protein 57 g114.4%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 0.57%

Calcium 68% Iron 92.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a mixing bowl combine the boiling water and millet; let stand 5 minutes.
Stir in the eggs, sugar, milk, and oil.
In a large mixing bowl stir together the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add the millet mixture to the dry ingredients; stir till moistened.
Stir in the sunflower nuts.
Turn the batter into a well-greased 6 cup heatproof mold or an 8 inch fluted tube pan.
Cover tightly with foil.
Place the mold or tube pan on a rack set in a large dutch oven.
Pour hot water into the dutch oven to a depth of 1 inch.
Bring the water to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or till a wooden toothpick insert ed near the center comes out clean, adding boiling water to the dutch oven as needed.
Remove the bread from the dutch oven; let stand 10 minutes.
Remove bread from mold or tube pan.
Let stand just till warm.
Sift powdered sugar over bread; garnish with fresh strawberries, if desired.
Serve warm with Strawberry Sauce.