Whole Wheat Raisin Ginger Bread

Molasses and ginger combined with raisins to make a flavorful quick bread.
  • Yields 1 loaf
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1 slice


    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
    • 1/2 cup light molasses
    • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
    • 1 1/2 cups California raisins
    • 1 cup grated fresh apple
    • 1/3 cup chopped candied ginger (optional)


    Mix flours, soda, baking powder, salt and spices together in medium bowl; set aside. In large mixing bowl, combine yogurt and molasses; gradually add dry ingredients and stir together. When mixture begins to foam, stir in nuts, raisins, apple and candied ginger, mixing just to blend. Pour batter into greased 5x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350°F about 1 1/2 hours or until pick inserted in center comes out clean, covering as needed with foil to prevent overbrowning.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 190 (24% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 0.5g, mono 3g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 33g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 18g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 260mg; Calcium 73mg; Potassium 330mg

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