Maple-Yogurt Breakfast Bread

Enjoy this stunning bread for breakfast or mid-afternoon tea!


  • 1 3/4 cups bread flour
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 Tbs. (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dark or golden raisins
  • fresh strawberries to serve
  • cream cheese icing to serve (optional)


Preheat an oven to 350ºF. Grease three small loaf pans or 1-lb. loaf pan.

In a small bowl, stir and toss together the bread flour, ground flax seeds, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a bowl, using a whisk, beat the butter until smooth, then slowly add the maple syrup, whisking constantly. Whisk in the yogurt and eggs. Stir in the dark or golden raisins. Add the flour mixture and stir until just blended.

Spoon the batter into the prepared pans and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, small ones take about 35 minutes, big loaf takes about 50 to 60 minutes. Transfer the pans to a wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes, then turn the loaf out onto the rack and let cool completely.

Serve with fresh berries and cream cheese.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...
April 22, 2014 at 1:52 PM  

Lovely presentation! This bread must taste wonderful.



theroadtoserendipity said...
April 22, 2014 at 4:14 PM  

This would be magnificent for breakfast Yelena. Even slightly warmed with more yoghurt and fresh fruit and I reckon I could easily veganise this for my own use :) Delish! :)

La Table De Nana said...
April 22, 2014 at 5:23 PM  

It looks delicious..dense..moist ..and the sweet violas..well again you are so many steps ahead of me!

Te de Ternura said...
April 22, 2014 at 10:55 PM  

Ohhh que preciosidad de bizcocho, de fotos, de todo!!!
Un abrazo YELENA :)))

Medeja said...
April 23, 2014 at 5:16 AM  

I find bread with raisins difficult to resist :) especially when it looks so good.

Regina Melo-Jocknevich said...
April 23, 2014 at 6:12 AM  

Good morning!

I love cake for breakfast, and this one besides beautifully presented might taste delicious!

Angie Schneider said...
April 23, 2014 at 6:45 AM  

The bread looks fantastic! Love the spring-y presentation.

Marysol said...
April 23, 2014 at 1:25 PM  

How can anything with maple syrup and strawberries be anything but absolutely delicious?
Presentation is topnotch as well!

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