Almond Orange Loaf

Kick “tea time” up a notch with this nutty, citrusy treat.

Recipe overview

Almond Orange Loaf
Developed by Emily Richards (PH Ec.)
16 slices
55 minutes
(prep: 15 mins / bake: 40 mins)
  • Calories  120
  • Carbs  12 g
  • Sugar  5 g
  • Fibre  2 g
Clock

Time Required
55 mins

Carbohydrate grain

Carbohydrates
12 g/serving

Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • ⅓ (75 mL) packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange zest
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) almond extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour with added fibre
  • ¾ cup (175 mL) almond flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) poppyseeds (optional)
  • ¾ tsp (4 mL) baking powder
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) baking soda
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 0% plain Greek yogurt
  • Icing sugar (optional)
  • Orange slices (optional)
16 slices
55 minutes
(prep: 15 mins / bake: 40 mins)
  • Calories 120
  • Carbs 12 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Fibre 2 g

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, egg, orange zest and almond extract.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together flours, poppyseeds, if using, baking powder and soda. Alternately with yogurt, stir in 3 additions of flour and 2 of yogurt until combined. (Batter will be thick)
  3. Spoon batter into parchment paper lined loaf pan and smooth top. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 40 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean.
  4. Let cool before slicing and dust with icing sugar if desired. Serve with orange slices, if desired.

Nutritional Info

Per serving (1 slice)

  • Calories  120
  • Protein  4 g
  • Total fat  7 g
    • Saturated fat  0.5 g
    • Trans fat  0 g
    • Cholesterol  15 mg
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
    • Fibre  2 g
    • Total sugars  5 g
    • Added sugars  4 g
  • Sodium  70 mg
  • Potassium  65 mg

© 2019 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Reproduced with permission from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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