Sunflower Seed and Raisin Flaxseed Bread

Sunflower Seed and Raisin Flaxseed Bread 6-5-2014


½ cup flaxseeds

¼ cup orange juice

½ cup sugar

¼ cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs

1¼ cup all-purpose flour

¼ cup whole wheat flour

¼ cup flaxseeds

½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

½ cup raisins

½ cup sunflower seeds

cooking spray



Place ½ cup flaxseeds in a blender, and process until ground to measure ¾ cup flaxseed meal. Set flaxseed meal aside.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat the sugar, orange juice, oil and eggs at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour, flaxseed meal, ¼ cup flaxseeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and gradually add to sugar mixture, beating until well-blended. Stir in raisins and sunflower seeds. Spoon the batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.


Bake bread at 350 degrees for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack, and remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.


Yield:               16 servings

Prep Time:      10 minutes

Cook Time:     55 minutes

Difficulty:        2


Nutrition Facts

Calories           197

Fat Calories   88

Total Fat         9.8g

  Saturated Fat            1.1g

Cholesterol     26.4mg

Sodium           137.6mg

Total Carbohydrate   23.8g

Dietary Fiber3.8g

Sugars           9.2g

Protein           5.2g