Go Back
+ servings
Orange almond breakfast loaf, whole wheat and vegan
Print Recipe
5 from 15 votes

Orange and Almond Breakfast Loaf

This whole wheat Orange Almond Breakfast Loaf with a sticky orange marmalade glaze is the perfect breakfast for a lazy weekend.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 9 slices
Calories: 231kcal


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour (can use a mix of whole wheat and unbleached all purpose flour)
  • 1 cup very pulpy orange juice (I made my own by simply blending there whole medium-sized oranges (peeled) in the blender. Make sure there are no seeds, if you do this.
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 flax eggs (2 tbsp flax meal whisked with 6 tbsp water)
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup any unflavored vegetable oil, like avocado
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

For orange marmalade glaze

  • 2 tbsp orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1-2 tbsp almonds, finely chopped, for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the almond and whole wheat pastry flours with the baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or in any large bowl, mix the sugar with the oil, flax eggs, apple sauce, vanilla extract, and orange juice. Mix or whisk well.
  • Add half the dry ingredients to the wet in two batches, mixing after every addition until the dry ingredients are thoroughly incorporated.
  • Prepare a standard 9 by 5 inch loaf pan by spraying or coating with cooking spray or oil.
  • Pour in the batter and even out the top with a spatula.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry or with crumbs (not wet batter) sticking to it.
  • Cool the loaf in the pan for about 30 minutes. Then slide out of the loaf pan (run a knife or spatula along the sides to help it along, if necessary) and place on a rack.
  • Make the marmalade glaze: In a small saucepan, heat the marmalade and the orange juice until the marmalade is warm and a little runny. Brush or spoon over the top of the loaf.
  • Sprinkle on some chopped almonds for garnish.


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 34.7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 17.5g | Vitamin C: 39.6mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1.3mg