CranApple Granola Bread

      Fleischmann's Yeast Bake for the Cure Baking Contest - Whole grain Division

      Tammra Radford from Broken Arrow, 1st place, Tulsa State Fair

      2 tsp.Fleischmann's Yeast

      2/3 cup apple juice (warmed)

      2/3 cup applesauce (warmed)

      3 T. honey

      3 T. butter, melted

      1/2 cup granola

      1 tsp. cinnamon

      1 tsp. salt

      1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

      1 1/2 cups white flour

      1/2 cup dried cranberries

      • Stir together warmed juice and sauce with the honey and yeast.
      • Add the butter, granola, cinnamon, salt and white flour.
      • Let stand about 30 minutes or until big and bubble.
      • Flour a flat surface. Work the whole wheat flour and cranberries.
      • Knead until just pulling away from the counter, but still slightly sticky.
      • Place in a greased bowl. Urn so that the whole surface is coated. Cover with a dishtowel and allow to rise until doubled in size.
      • Punch dough down. Place in a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan. Allow to rise until dough has topped the edge of the dish.
      • Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.

      Yield: one 2 pound loaf