Healthy Cranberry Orange Bread
2 cups all-purpose whole wheat flour
1 cup Quaker Oats (old fashioned, uncooked)
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
3/4 cup milk
3 whole eggs
1/3 cup 100% orange juice
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 cup chopped cranberries, fresh
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
In large bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
In medium bowl, combine milk, egg, orange juice, butter, applesauce and orange peel; blend well.
Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. (Do not overmix.)
Stir in cranberries. Pour batter into pan.
Bake 60 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely.
Store tightly wrapped.