Wheat and Barley Bread

Wheat and Barley Bread


"An easy recipe using the goodness of wheat and barley nugget cereal."


1 h 55 m servings 185 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 376 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, soak grape nuts in buttermilk for 1 hour.
  2. In a large bowl, combine buttermilk mixture, sugar, salt, egg, and baking soda. Stir until sugar dissolves. Mix in the melted shortening and the flour. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 45 minutes. Cool.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I really loved this recipe very easy, low fat, moist. A little bland, but the next time I fix it I am going to add cinnamon and raisins. I think that will jazz it up a bit. Thanks Star

We actually made this bread as part of homeschooling...we needed to make something with barley so I thought this looked quick and easy...which it was. However we were pleasantly surprised at ho...

I changed so much about this, that some may say it isn't even the same recipe! I used soy milk instead of buttermilk, 1/2 cup honey instead of the sugar, baking powder instead of the baking sod...

This is very good, and forgiving; I forgot the baking soda (horrors) and, 5 minutes into baking, took the thing out of the oven and stirred it in...still came out fine. I used fake buttermilk (...

An easy, delicious, and moist bread. It's a favorite of people at our church, my brother and his wife, and our neighbors. If your kids don't like it, perfect! That just means there's more health...

This would be good for a brunch where several people can eat the loaf. No one ate it at my house and I had to throw 1/2 of it away. My children did not hate it, but they did not attack it like ...

I made this into 12 big muffins. It is really, really good. You can't taste the Grape Nuts that much, which is a bit unfortunate, but the overall texture is a bit more coarse than regular quick ...

Very nice. Hubs insisted it smelled and tasted like bananas. I told him there were no bananas in it but he argued with me about it. I made something else with bananas today, so perhaps his ta...

This is very easy to make. I was in such a rush, I threw everything together exactly as the recipe called. Very good for breakfast. Next time I might add dried cranberries or apples. Thank you f...