recipes for feeding the toddling masses...creating and posting happy and pleasurable eats for the mamas and the papas, the babies and everyone in between.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

blood orange and sunflower seed loaf

this was a dense and hearty loaf. full of fragrant flavor from the blood oranges and a perfect crunch from the sunflower seeds. littlefoodie had 2 huge slices for breakfast this morning...i am pretty sure he loved it although he was hauling sweet booty so he could get to see that giant easter bunny so you never know these days.

when i have bigfoodie daddy tell me why the camera is producing raw, strange photos i will be posting picks once again! have no fear.


3/4 cup organic cane sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
juice of one blood orange
1 lg egg white
1 egg white
1 cup organic plain yogurt
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup organic spelt flour
1/2 cup oat bran
1/4 tsp cardamom
minced, grated zest of 1 blood orange
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup organic, raw sunflower seeds
Cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350°. grease 8 in loaf pan.

beat sugar and butter in a mixer until light and fluffy.

add orange juice and eggs and beat well. add yogurt; beat well.

combine flour, oat bran, cardamom, orange rind, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.

add flour to sugar and beat on low just until moist.

bake 45min-1 hr.

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