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Peeta's Raisin Nut Bakery Bread

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 1

Inspired by The Hunger Games this quick bread is the perfect snack companion for fans of the books or films. It's even great as a breakfast bite to enjoy with coffee or tea. MORE + LESS -

Pizzazzerie
May 10, 2017

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
2/3
cup white sugar
1
tablespoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
2
eggs beaten
1
cup applesauce
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
3
tablespoons butter, softened
1
cup chopped walnuts
1
cup raisins

Steps

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  • 1
    Gather your ingredients and preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and ground cinnamon. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a separate mixing bowl, beat together egg, butter, and applesauce.
  • 4
    Stir applesauce mixture into flour mixture until just blended.
  • 5
    Fold in walnuts and raisins.
  • 6
    Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • The Hunger Games took the world by storm! A highly successful book trilogy by Suzanne Collins and a popular movie series, The Hunger Games is a great reason to throw a themed party in honor of this exciting story. Here are some tips for celebrating the games, Capitol style! In The Hunger Games, wealth and comfort are symbolized through the rich imagery of foods like lamb stew, orange chicken, and sweet breads. So, it's obvious that food will play a major role in your party planning. Like this great recipe for one of my favorites, Peeta's Raisin Nut Bread. Be sure to tell guests that their attendance at the Hunger Games is mandatory. Split guests into districts upon arrival to add some friendly competition to the party! Decorations go a long way to set the party scene. Go all out and bring in house plants to create a forest-feel and transform your house into the Hunger Games scene. Print off a copy of the book cover and other movie images in poster size to hang on the walls for decoration. Buy toy parachutes and attach sweet prizes to them like cookies or other treats. Scatter these parachutes around for your guests to discover during the party! If you have a fireplace, this is a must! Fire was the symbol for Peeta’s and Katniss’ costumes during the opening ceremony of the Hunger Games. For table décor like plates and tablecloths, match the color scheme with black, orange, and yellow! And what's a party without games? Host an obstacle course of games with your guests to see who will end up as the winner of your Hunger Games! Bad weather in store? Stay inside and play Hunger Games trivia. Set up “training stations” with darts, Nerf guns, knot-tying, and water guns where guests can prepare for the games! As Effie Trinket says, “Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!”

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