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  • Serves: 16 Servings

Five-Grain Soda Bread

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Category: Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c All-purpose flour (see note)
  • 3/4 c Whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 c Rye flour
  • 3/4 c Graham flour
  • 3/4 c Rolled oats
  • 2 tb Granulated sugar
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Soft margarine or veg. oil
  • 3/4 c Raisins (optional)
  • 1 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • OR 1 3/4 tb lemon juice
  • OR 1 3/4 tb vinegar
  • Plus milk to make 1 3/4 cup


Mix vinegar or lemon juice with milk for sour milk and set aside. If
using powdered skim milk, use almost 2/3 cup powder and enough water
to make 1 1/2 cup milk. Stir, then add lemon juice, then add enough
water to make the 1 3/4 cup measure.

If you do not have all the different kinds of flour, use what you do
have to make 3 1/4 cups, or try 1/4 cup wheat germ or bran plus 3 cups
all-purpose flour. Make a note of the ingredients and a note of the

Sugar could possibly be left out, especially if 2 tbsp. or more of
raisins (or finely chopped dates) are used.

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut in margarine or oil. Stir in
raisins (if using) and add buttermilk or sour milk to make a soft

Knead lightly on a floured surface until smooth. Place on a greased
baking sheet and flatten into a circle about 2 1/2 inches thick. Cut
large X about 1/4 inch deep on top. OR make 2 smaller loaves.

Bake at 350 F for about 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in the
center comes out clean.

1/16 recipe = 128 calories, 1 1/2 starch, 1 fat choice 3 grams fat, 4
grams protein, 22 grams carbohydrate, 185 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol

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