Blueberry-Orange Bread

Southern Living
Makes 1 loaf


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1 cup bran cereal, crushed
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed


Stir together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; let stand 10 minutes or until cereal softens.

Stir in flour and next 6 ingredients just until dry ingredients are moistened. Gently fold in blueberries. Pour batter into a greased 9- x 5-inch loafpan.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.

Created date

March 2002