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almond bread

Just came back from New York! Fresh & fruity in the Netherlands. Immediately busy at arrival. Woke up the next morning at 6 AM to give an online training at a large transport company in the center of the country. The training went well and as expected: in the afternoon I could only dream about sleeping! 

Last minute…

Thankfully I already made this bread in New York, otherwise I’d never made it on time. This post is for the blog swap of the month September, with deadline: September 30th 00:00. Not a good idea to bake something for the blog swop last minute and/or start experimenting just before the deadline. It happened more than once, that a recipe didn’t really turn out and I had to make something else. Ok, it’s not that I get a penalty or something when I’m to late, but a deadline is a deadline. Right?! (it’s sept 30st 23:35 ‘as we speak’)

Oatmeal almond bread

So I left this beautiful bread behind with my boyfriend in New York. Not that he minded. This bread is amazing! I choose it from Dutch foodblog Anita’s potjes en pannen. The original recipe is made with spelt flour and I used almond pulp in stead. Obviously I had stacks of it in the freezer in New York, because of all the almond milk production!

Almond paste

The bread reminds me of Christmas- or easter bread with almond paste… yum almond bread! Probably the combination of the raisins, almond pulp and dried figs make it turn out that way. I couldn’t help it, and took a big slice of this tasty almond bread with me for my flight home! A better option than unhealthy airplane food or insanely high priced airport snacks! Just bake it yourself.

almond bread

Oatmeal almondbread

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup grams of oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or yogurt + splash of water
  • 2 1/2 cup gram almond flour or almond pulp almond milk
  • 1.5 tsp baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup grams of dried fruit for example figs and / or apricots (I used figs)
  • 5 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • cake pan, lined with parchment paper or greased with butter

Instructions

  1. Mix the oatmeal with buttermilk in a large bowl and leave for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  3. Mix all dry ingredients and add it together with all the other ingredients to the bowl.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Pour the mix in the cake with parchment paper or butter covered pan.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes. Check with a toothpick if the bread is done.
  7. Allow the bread to cool, then remove from the mold.

Geinspireerd op: Gezond Leven Van Jacoline

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