You are here: Home » Recipes » Orange-Bran Nut Bread Orange-Bran Nut Bread Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 servings This bread makes a tasty breakfast or snack. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup dried figs, finely chopped2 tablespoons butter or margarine3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted3/4 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup sugar1 teaspoon salt3 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 -- egg, beaten4 teaspoons orange peel, grated1/3 cup fresh orange juice3/4 cup whole-bran cereal1/2 cup walnuts, chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. In large bowl of electric mixer, pour 3/4 cup boiling water over figs and butter; let stand 10 minutes. Sift together flours, sugar, salt and baking powder. Add vanilla, ingredients and cereal; beat well; fold in chopped nuts. Pour batter into greased 8 1/2×4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch loaf pan; spread batter into corners. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 45 to 50 minutes. Leave in pan 10 minutes; loosen sides with knife; turn onto wire rack to cool. Wrap in foil or plastic wrap; store in cool place or freeze. Let stand overnight before slicing, or bread will crumble. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tampa, Inc.’s Tampa Treasures (Tampa, Fl., 1992).