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Healthy Pecan Bread

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs), divided
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecan halves 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Rapid rise yeast 2 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 (At Room Temperature)
Directions

Set aside 1 cup all-purpose flour.
In large bowl, mix remaining 4 cups all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, pecans, salt and yeast.
In saucepan, over low heat, heat water, yogurt, honey and margarine until very warm (125° to 130°F); stir into dry mixture.
Mix in eggs and only enough reserved flour to make soft dough.
On lightly floured surface, knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Divide dough in half; shape each half into smooth ball.
Place in two greased 8-inch round cake pans.
Cover; let rise in warm (80° to 85°F) place until doubled in size, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375°F Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pans; cool on wire racks.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5322 Calories from Fat 1474

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 172 g265.1%

Saturated Fat 26.5 g132.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 452.3 mg150.8%

Sodium 4186.3 mg174.4%

Total Carbohydrates 819 g273.1%

Dietary Fiber 75.2 g300.6%

Sugars 101.3 g

Protein 158 g315.5%

Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 65.1% Iron 296.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Pecan Bread Recipe