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Peachy Pecan Bread Recipe

Peachy Pecan Bread Recipe

This hearty sweet bread hits the spot any time of day. Not only does it bring a little fruit to your diet, it also packs 7 g of fiber per serving. Kathy Fleming - Lisle, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup uncooked oat bran cereal
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried peaches or apricots, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the water, orange juice, egg substitute, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in peaches and pecans.
  • 2. Transfer to an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Editor's Note: Look for oat bran cereal near the hot cereals or in the natural foods section.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 200 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 178 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.