Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

11.25 oz. whole wheat flour (about 2 1/2 cups)
2.25 oz. all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup steel cut oats
2 T. brown sugar
1 T. wheat germ
1 t. baking soda
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
2 cups low fat buttermilk
1 large egg, lightly beaten

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Coat a 9″ X 5″ loaf pan with nonstick spray and line with parchment paper.

Combine flours with oats, brown sugar, wheat germ, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

Gently beat egg and buttermilk together. Add to dry ingredients and stir only until just combined. Spoon into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 5 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Allow to cool on a rack.

Makes 12 thick slices
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