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Makes: 8 slices
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
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Whole Wheat Quick Bread
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 55 minutes


1 cup
all-purpose flour
1 1⁄2 cups
whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
baking powder
3⁄4 teaspoon
2 cups
2 Tablespoons
3 Tablespoons
brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil or spray the bottom of an 8" x 8" baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl combine both flours, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
  3. In another bowl, combine buttermilk, oil and brown sugar. Be sure sugar has no lumps.
  4. Add liquids to flour mixture. Stir together until dry ingredients are just moistened.
  5. Pour into prepared baking pan and smooth into corners.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Top should look golden brown.
  7. Cool slightly and remove from pan. Slice with a serrated knife.
  8. Wrap leftovers in plastic wrap and store at room temperature.


  • No buttermilk? Add enough milk to 2 Tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar to make 2 cups. Stir well and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup raisins and 1 Tablespoon cinnamon for a tasty breakfast bread.
Serving Size: 
1/2 Slice
Nutritional Label: 
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Kids Can!
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Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Measure flours and other dry ingredients
  • Crack and beat eggs
  • Mix batter

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