January 03, 2012

Birdwatching Bread

¾ C unbleached flour
1 ½ C whole wheat flour
2 ½ tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
½ C brown sugar
½ C walnuts, chopped
½ C raisins
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground cloves
3 Tbls. Canola oil
Juice of ½ orange + enough almond milk to make 1 ½ Cups

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all dry ingredients. In a separate bowl mix milk, juice, and oil. Add wet to dry. Stir quickly. Spoon batter into greased loaf pan and bake till a tester comes out clean, approximately 45 minutes. While baking, fill bird feeders and prepare a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Enjoy a slice of bread with butter and hot drink, while lounging in your favorite birdwatching chair.
Adapted from Making Quick Breads, by Barbara Karoff
Whole Wheat Walnut Bread

You can print the recipe here.

Maggie likes to watch birds too.


  1. I am guessing that bread smells awesome! Seems like a pretty simple recipe too, might have to try it.

  2. Sounds delish! I'm going to make some. And I love the little cutie pie in your new year's header. I'm looking forward to seeing and reading about your new adventures.

  3. Maggy is so cute ! Funny your girl is called Maggie and ours is Misty better known as Miggy ! Have a wonderful day !


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