Vanilla Bean Orange Loaf Bread
 
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An orange flavored quick bread made with freshly squeezed orange juice, vanilla bean paste and topped with a sweet orange glaze.
Serves: 15 Slices
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup Greek 2% Non Fat Plain Yogurt or 0% fat
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil or Canola Oil
  • ½ cup granulated sugar or ½ cup NuNaturals Presweet Tagatose
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. orange extract
  • 1 orange; zested, juiced (about ½ cup juice)
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 1 Cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • For glaze:
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ⅛ tsp. orange extract
  • 1 tbsp. milk, non-fat
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Grease 1 large loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans with cooking spray; set a side.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix yogurt, coconut oil, sugar, egg whites, vanilla extract, orange extract, juice of the orange, orange zest and vanilla bean paste; mix until until blended.
  4. In a separate bowl add flours, baking powder, baking soda sand salt. Mix together.
  5. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and slowly incorporate the yogurt mixture, be careful not to over mix.
  6. Spoon batter into a greased 9- x 5-inch loaf pan or 3 mini loafs. Use the back of the spoon to smooth batter out.
  7. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour for 1 large loaf or 30 – 35 minutes for 3 mini loafs, or until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
  8. Once bread is cooled, in a small bowl mix powdered sugar, orange extract and milk. Mix until combined and drizzle over the bread.
Notes
To scrape the vanilla bean; cut the bean down the middle, carefully pull the sides apart and take the back of your knife to scrape out the vanilla paste. You can throw your scraped bean in sugar for a vanilla sugar taste.

Calories per slice using NuNaturals: 111.7, Fat: 2.4, Cholesterol: 1, Sodium: 202, Potassium: 34.6, Carbs: 22.4, Fiber: 1.3, Sugar: 3.3, Protein: 4.2

Calories per slice using Sugar: 128, Fat: 2.4, Cholesterol: 1, Sodium: 203 Potassium: 34.8, Carbs: 22.4, Fiber: 1.3, Sugar: 9.9, Protein: 4.2
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Slice
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/01/05/vanilla-bean-orange-loaf-bread-and-weekly-recap/