Nice enough to serve for dessert with fruit or to have with a cup of tea or coffee, this delicious loaf is quick and easy to make
- Portion size 16 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2002
MethodIn bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each. In separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; remove about 2/3 cup (150 mL) and toss with prunes and orange rind. Set aside.
Alternately mix remaining flour mixture and sour cream into butter mixture, starting with flour mixture and making 2 additions of each. Sprinkle with prune mixture; stir just until blended.
Grease 9- x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan; line bottom with waxed paper. Spread batter in pan; bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Let cool on rack for 10 minutes; remove pan and peel off paper.
Glaze: Dissolve sugar in juice; brush over loaf. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Wrap and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)
Nutritional facts Per slice: about
- Sodium 198 mg
- Protein 3 g
- Calories 205.0
- Total fat 9 g
- Cholesterol 44 mg
- Saturated fat 5 g
- Total carbohydrate 30 g
- Iron 6.0
- Folate 10.0
- Calcium 3.0
- Vitamin A 8.0
- Vitamin C 3.0