This muffinlike loaf is ideal for a brunch or to serve with tea. If using a dark pan, check after one hour as loaves bake slightly faster in dark pans.
- Portion size 1 serving
In large bowl, combine whole wheat and all-purpose flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; set aside.
In food processor or blender, mince orange into small pieces. Using on/off motion, blend in eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; pour into measure and add more milk to make 2 cups (500 mL). Pour over dry ingredients; sprinkle with apricots. Stir just until moistened.
Spread in greased 8- x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours 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. Dust with icing sugar. (Slices can be individually wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen in airtight container for up to 1 month; or wrap and freeze whole.)
Nutritional facts <b>Per slice:</b> about
- Sodium 211 mg
- Protein 6 g
- Calories 234.0
- Total fat 6 g
- Cholesterol 37 mg
- Saturated fat 1 g
- Total carbohydrate 42 g
- Iron 14.0
- Folate 6.0
- Vitamin A 8.0
- Vitamin C 15.0