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Oatmeal Raisin Swirl Bread

This is a wonderful bread and the glaze just makes it that much better!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Oatmeal Raisin Swirl Bread
Servings: 1 Loaf
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 stick or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 to 1 cup raisins

Swirl Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup nut pieces pecans or walnuts (optional)

Topping or Glaze Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, oats and salt. Cream sugar and eggs, add buttermilk, sour cream, melted butter and vanilla with mixer. Combine with flour mixture and mix well. Fold in raisins.
  • Pour batter in a sprayed 9 x 5 inch bread pan. Spread the swirl mixture over the top and cut into the batter with a knife until swirled throughout the mixture. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 65 to 70 minutes until center tests done. Add glaze below.

Glaze Instructions

  • Whisk together and drizzle over cooled bread.