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
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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
- Iron 11.0
- Folate 4.0
- Calcium 6.0
- Vitamin A 2.0
- Vitamin C 17.0