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