Whole Grain Nut Bread Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianInterest Group


 Vegetable cooking spray1
 Wheat germ1 Tablespoon, divided
 Whole wheat flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Medium rye flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cracked wheat flour2 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped walnuts2 Tablespoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Buttermilk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dark molasses1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 469 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g10.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg

Sodium 381.4 mg15.9%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.2%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 20 g39%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 0.33%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spray 1-quart round casserole with vegetable cooking spray.
Sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons wheat germ.
Tilt dish to coat.
Set aside.
In medium mixing bowl, combine whole wheat flour, rye flour, cracked wheat flour, walnuts and baking soda.
Set aside.
In small mixing bowl, blend buttermilk, egg and molasses.
Add to dry ingredients.
Stir until blended. (Dough will be sticky.)
Spread into prepared casserole, mounding slightly to form round loaf.
Sprinkle top with 1 1/2 teaspoons wheat germ.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 6 to 11 minutes, or until center springs back when touched lightly, rotating dish after every 3 minutes.
Let stand on counter for 5 minutes.
Cut into wedges.
Serve warm.