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Louise Galen serves this easy bread as an accompaniment to bacon omelets. Prep and Cook Time: about 2 hours. Notes: Make sure this bread is completely cool before you cut it, or it will crumble. It's even better when made a day ahead.

Louise Galen, West Hollywood
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Credit: Leo Gong

Recipe Summary

Makes 1 loaf; 8 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, combine oats and buttermilk. Let soak 1 hour.

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°. Generously grease a loaf pan with 1 tbsp. butter. Stir brown sugar and eggs into oat mixture. In a large bowl, stir together flour, wheat germ, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.

  • Melt remaining 6 tbsp. butter and set aside to cool slightly. Add oat mixture to dry ingredients. Stir in currants and melted butter, and mix until well combined.

  • Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake until loaf has risen and is well browned, about 40 minutes.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

348 calories; calories from fat 34%; protein 9.2g; fat 13g; saturated fat 7.1g; carbohydrates 52g; fiber 5.1g; sodium 431mg; cholesterol 82mg.