Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Banana Oat Bread in a Jar

 My friend Nicole and I went shopping awhile back, and I noticed her gravitating towards some of the mixes to try out....I too am a fan of the dried mixes at craft stores.  When her birthday rolled around, I decided to try my hand at a mix for her (found this on theyummylife)....so....without further ado....here's a gift in a jar idea...a fun one for holidays!
Banana Oat Bread In a Jar
Ingredients:  1/2 c. flour, 1 T. plus 1 teas. dry buttermilk powder, 1 t. baking soda, 1/2 t. salt, 1/2 t. cinnamon, 1/2 c. brown sugar, 1/2 c. whole wheat flour, 1/2 c. oa bran, 3/4 c. old fashioned rolled oats, 3/4 c. chopped walnuts (divided-1/2 c.  goes in the mix 1/4 cup for the top)
Instructions: In a 1 quart mason jar add the following ingredients in this order:
Layer 1:  Whisk together white flour, buttermilk powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
Layer 2:  Brown sugar
Layer 3: Whole wheat flour
Layer 4:  Oat Bran
Layer 5: Rolled oats
Layer 6 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
Layer 7 1/4 cup walnuts wrapped in plastic
Gift Tag Instructions:
1.   Pour mix in large bowl; stir with fork, breaking up any clumps.
2  In a bowl mix 2 eggs, 1/3 c. water, 2 T. oil, ½ c. applesauce, 1 t.
vanilla, 1½ c. mashed ripe banana (3-4 bananas).
3.  Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
4.  Pour int a loaf pan coated with spray.  Sprinkle nuts on top.
5.  Bake at 350 50-60 minutes.  Cool for 20 minutes before removing the bread from the pan.