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Pistachio and Fig Bread
Pistachio and Fig Bread

Category: Bread | Serves: 12

(62 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 230
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 41 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 191 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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This decadent bread is full of surprising and pleasing flavors - enjoy for dessert or with a cup of yogurt for breakfast.
Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup unsalted roasted pistachios (or walnuts), shelled and chopped
8 dried figs, chopped
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger (or 1 teaspoon ground ginger)
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup molasses
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 eggs
Nonfat cooking spray
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.
2 In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg and mix well.
3 Make a well in the center of the mixture and add the pistachios and figs. Mix well.
4 In a medium-sized bowl, combine ginger, buttermilk, molasses, oil and eggs, mix well then pour into flour mixture. Stir until batter is moist.
5 Coat an 8" x 4" loaf pan with nonfat cooking spray. Pour in batter then bake at 3500 for 1 hour or until toothpick or knife inserted in center comes out clean.
6 Let pan cool for 15-20 minutes on a wire rack. Loosen bread from pan and cool completely on wire rack before slicing.
7 ENJOY!

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