Purple Pride Quick Bread
Yield: Makes 1 loaf, 16 slices.
1 large egg
½ cup granulated sugar
1 cup 2% low-fat milk
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
3 teaspoons baking powder
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon orange or lemon zest
½ cup fresh blueberries
2 tablespoons granulated or sparkling white sugar
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray with nonstick cooking spray the bottom only of 8 ½ x 4 ½-inch loaf pan.
- In large mixing bowl, whisk egg; stir in sugar, milk, butter, baking powder, flour and orange or lemon zest. Mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Blend in blueberries.
- Spread batter in pan. If desired, sprinkle sugar on top of batter.
- Bake loaf 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove bread from pan. Serve warm, fresh from the oven.
One slice provides approximately: 200 calories, 6 g protein, 37 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 3 g fat (1.5 g saturated), 19 mg cholesterol, 55 mcg folate, 2 mg iron and 115 mg sodium.
K-State Research and Extension Tip:
Another way to test for doneness is by checking the internal temperature using a food thermometer. Here are some suggested temperatures for some baked goods:
Quick bread: 210°F
Layer cakes: 205-210°F
Yeast bread: 195-210°F
Yeast rolls: 190-195°F