Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Yield
2 loaves, 9 servings per loaf (serving size: 1 slice)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 2

To prepare streusel, combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a fork until crumbly; set aside.

Step 3

To prepare bread, combine figs and 1/2 cup boiling water in a small bowl; let stand 30 minutes. Coat 2 (8-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray; dust with 1 tablespoon flour.

Step 4

Place egg whites and egg in a medium bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add applesauce, yogurt, oil, and almond extract; stir well. Add sugar; stir well.

Step 5

Weigh or lightly spoon 75 ounces all-purpose flour and 5 ounces whole-wheat flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drain figs, and coarsely chop. Add figs and applesauce mixture to flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Divide batter between prepared pans. Sprinkle streusel over batter. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 15 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pans. Cool completely on wire rack.

Chef's Notes

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