Fruity Orange Loaf

Fruity Orange Loaf Image by: Fruity Orange Loaf Author: Canadian Living

A pureed whole orange adds a zesty flavour and replaces about half of the oil often found in loaf recipes. Sift some icing sugar over top just before serving.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 orange
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cups chopped dried figs

Method

In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cardamom; set aside.

In food processor, mince unpeeled orange into small pieces. Using on/off motion, blend in egg whites, egg, milk, oil and vanilla; pour into measure and add enough water to make 2 cups (500 mL). Pour over dry ingredients. Sprinkle with figs; stir just until moistened.

Spread in greased 9- x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for about 55 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes; turn out onto rack and let cool completely. (Slices can be wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen in airtight container for up to 1 month; or freeze whole.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per slice:</b> about

  • Sodium 258 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 220.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 41 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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