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This takes 15 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to bake.

Ingredients

1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs
2/3 cup firm yogurt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup unbleached white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon all-spice
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1-1/2 cup raw rolled oats
1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup dark raisins, optional

Instructions

Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixing bowl combine brown sugar and melted butter. Beat well. Add the eggs one at a time beating very well. Beat in the yogurt and vanilla until well blended. Sift together flours, soda, baking powder, salt and spices. Add half the flour mixture and all the oats to the butter mixture. Stir until well mixed. Stir in half the orange juice. Alternately add remaining flour mixture and orange juice and stir just enough to blend after each addition. Add raisins with last bit of orange juice. Turn into well buttered 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake 25 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

Annie Goellnitz
Davenport



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