Amaranth Date Nut Bread
Whole Grain Recipe
Dates, amaranth, honey, whole wheat flour, chopped pecans and vanilla extract give this bread an exceptional taste along with a nutritional boost.
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup amaranth grain
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Soak dates and amaranth in boiling water.
Beat eggs well, add honey and butter; beat well.
Stir in all remaining ingredients mixing well.
Pour into an oiled loaf pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Let cool 10 minutes before removing from baking pan.
Amaranth is a versatile grain with good health benefits.
Amaranth is extremely high in protein and a carrier of lysine, an amino acid that is missing or negligible in many other grains. It is high in dietary fiber, gluten free and a rich dietary source of phytosterols, with cholesterol lowering properties.
Recipe Yields: 6 Servings Amaranth Date Nut Bread.
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