Wild Rice Pecan Bread

Wild Rice Pecan Bread

This delicious quick-bread recipe is a nice transition into fall. You’ll get that Thanksgiving flavor without going into full-on pie mode. Plus, the natural wild rice and whole wheat flour keep this treat on the healthy side of life.


¼ Cup Soft Butter

¼ Cup Honey

2 Eggs

2 Cups Cooked Wild Rice

½ Cup Chopped Pecans

1 ¼ Cups Whole Wheat Flour

1 Teaspoon Baking Powered

½ Teaspoon Salt

¼ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

¼ Teaspoon Nutmeg or Allspice

1 Tablespoon Grated Orange Rind

¾ Cup Milk


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and honey.
  2. Beat the eggs in, one at a time until smooth.
  3. Stir in Cooked Wild Rice and nuts.
  4. In a small bowl, use a clean wire whisk to mix together the flour, baking powered, salt, spices, and orange rind.
    Alternately mix the flour mixture and blend well with a spoon, but do not overmix.
  5. Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes, or until baked through.
  7. Let cool for 10 minutes before turning out of the pan.
  8. Serve plain or toasted with cream cheese.