|Oatmeal Blueberry Bread
Preheat oven to 350˚
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ¾ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup shortening
- 6 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1¼ cups reduced fat buttermilk
- 1 cup dried blueberries (cranberries, raisins or nuts)
Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a ceramic bowl. Cream shortening and brown sugar in a separate bowl with a spoon until light; add beaten egg and oatmeal and stir.
Add oatmeal mixture to flour mixture; blend in buttermilk and dried blueberries.
Pour batter into a greased 9 inch loaf pan; bake at 350˚ for approximately 55 minutes, or until done. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.
This recipe makes one loaf of bread.