Harvest Loaf

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This bread makes me think of New England, where I come from. The maple syrup from Vermont & New Hampshire, sunflower seeds from summer gardens and mixed dried fruit from Massachusetts cranberry bogs. The bread is not-too-sweet, but good for breakfast or with coffee or tea. This can be baked in 4 mini loaf pans or in a full-sized loaf pan. Just increase the baking time.


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4 (6-inch) loaf pans
20 Min
35 Min


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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    non-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    dried mixed fruit, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    sunflower seeds
  • 1 large
    orange rind, grated

How to Make Harvest Loaf


  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups and level with a knife.
  3. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Combine yogurt, oil, maple syrup, honey and vanilla.
  5. Add yogurt mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
  6. Fold in fruit, sunflower seeds, and orange rind.
  7. Spoon batter into 4 (6-inch) loaf pans coated with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 350* for 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from pans, cool completely on wire rack.

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About Harvest Loaf

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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