Diane’s Cinnamon-Apple-Oatmeal Bread

Cinnamon-Apple-Oatmeal Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium apples (peeled and chopped or grated (I prefer a combination of both))

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup low-fat or fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 pure vanilla extract
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 2 egg whites (lightly beaten)

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Directions

Step 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 9 X 5 inch loaf pan.
Step 2. Whisk wet ingredients in a small bowl, set aside.
Step 3. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl, set aside.
Step 4. Make a well in dry ingredients, add wet ingredients, stir until dry ingredients are just moistened. Gently fold in apples
Step 5. Pour batter into the prepared pan, sprinkle top with rolled oats and bake about 40 minutes, rotating pan after 20 minutes.
Enjoy!
Step 6. Bread is done when edges start to pull from the side and a toothpick comes out clean.

Note

Makes 1 loaf

Note: If you want it a little sweeter, increase the honey. It is delicious toasted with a little reduced fat cream cheese and apple butter.

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