- #1726992BJB July 31, 2019 at 6:18 pm
Easy Banana Choc Chip Loaf:
for 6 servings
3 ripe bananas
⅓ cup butter, melted (75 g)
½ cup sugar (100 g)
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
salt, to taste
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (185 g)
½ cup mini chocolate chips (85 g)
Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚F).
In a bowl, add the bananas and mash until smooth. Add in the melted butter and stir until well combined.
Add the sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, salt, and flour, and stir until the batter is smooth.
Add in the chocolate chips and pour the batter into a greased loaf pan. Top with additional chocolate chips.
Bake for 50 minutes to an hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely before serving.#1727177BJB August 3, 2019 at 12:47 pm
Pear and Cinammon Loaf:
1 pear, core removed & chopped into small cubes
1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
½ cup maple syrup
½ cup milk of choice
1/3 cup butter, melted
¼ cup Greek yoghurt
2 tablespoons walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
Preheat the oven to 180°C fan bake – line a loaf pan with baking paper
In a bowl, beat the eggs, then add the milk, butter and maple syrup. Mix well
Add the pear, yogurt, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt, mix well. Add the flour and mix well
Pour the batter into the loaf pan, top with walnuts and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes. To make sure it is cooked through place a knife or toothpick into the loaf before removing from oven. If the knife or toothpick comes out clean, it is ready!
Let the loaf cool on a wire rack before serving. It’s best served warm and crispy from the toaster with a little butter
#1727901BJB August 6, 2019 at 2:28 pm
- This reply was modified 1 month, 3 weeks ago by BJB.
•125g butter softened •1/4 cup milk •1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice •2 eggs •3/4 cup caster sugar •1 1/2 cups self-raising flour sifted •1 tbs orange zest.
•1/3 cup butter softened •1 1/2 cups icing sugar sifted • 2 tbs orange juice *to taste • 1/2 tsp orange zest.
1. Combine all loaf ingredients and beat thoroughly for 3 minutes.
2. Pour mixture into a greased 20cm x 10cm loaf or 20cm ring tin.
3. Bake in centre of 180C oven for 30-40 minutes.
4. Turn onto wire rack and allow to cool.
5. Mix all icing ingredients together until smooth.
6. Ice your orange loaf with the icing.#1727946BJB August 6, 2019 at 6:13 pm
Apricot, Walnut Loaf:
1 1/2 cups dried apricots
1 cup water
2 cups self-rising flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
3/4 cup walnut pieces, finely chopped
1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup butter, melted
How to make it
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Butter a 4 1/2 x 9-inch loaf pan and line with parchment or waxed (greaseproof) paper.
Place the dried apricots and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, or until the apricots are tender.
Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid. Cool the apricots and roughly chop.
Sift the flour and baking soda together into a bowl. Add the sugar, orange zest, walnuts, and apricots.
In a separate bowl, beat together the orange juice, egg, melted butter, and reserved apricot liquid. Add to the dry ingredients and mix well.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.#1729043BJB August 9, 2019 at 2:34 pm
1 cup peeled, cored, and chopped pears
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Toss chopped pears with sugar, ginger, and cloves in a large bowl. Set aside and let the sugar dissolve in the pear juices.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease an 8×4-inch loaf pan.
Stir vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and eggs into the pears. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the pear mixture and stir gently just to combine. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes.
Nice cold or ( warm and whipped cream 🙂#1729116BJB August 10, 2019 at 8:00 am
Weetbix Fruit Loaf
Weetbix Fruit Loaf:
1 1/2 cups of milk
3/4 cup of castor sugar (or you can use less sugar and a pinch of natural stevia)
1 1/2 cups self raising flour
1 1/2 cups fruit – like sultanas or chopped dates etc.
Crush the weetbix into a bowl, add sugar, fruit and milk.
Mix these ingredients up and leave overnight or for approximately a day covered up.
The next morning add the flour and mix well. If the mixture is dry just add a little more milk.
Line a loaf tin and then bake for 1 hour at 180°c.#1730058BJB August 20, 2019 at 7:52 am
Rhubarb, Sour Cream Fruit Loaf:
175 grams butter, softened
¾ cup caster sugar
grated rind of 1 orange
2 eggs, lightly beaten
¾ cup stewed rhubarb
½ cup sour cream
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
Preheat the oven to 170ºC. Grease and line a medium-sized (22cm x 9cm) loaf tin with baking paper.
Beat the butter, sugar and orange rind together until light and creamy. Add the egg, a little at a time, beating well until the mixture is pale and fluffy. Stir through the rhubarb and sour cream.
Sift the flour and baking powder together and fold into the creamed mixture. Transfer to the prepared tin and level off the top.
Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until a cake skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Stand in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto a cake rack to cool. Serve sliced and buttered, if wished.#1730140BJB August 20, 2019 at 5:57 pm
3 cups standard flour
3 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 cup fine desiccated coconut
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1½ cups milk
1 Tbsp butter, melted
1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C. Grease a 26cm loaf tin and line the base with baking paper.
2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt and stir in the coconut and sugar.
3. Add the beaten egg, milk and melted butter and stir to combine. Spoon into the prepared tin.
4. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until the loaf is golden and springs back when lightly touched.
5. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.
Yes, I know this one is not a, Fruit Loaf, but still of an interest, I’m sure. 🙂#1730161willowbendMemberMember since: March 10, 2016
Replies: 2willowbend August 21, 2019 at 7:36 am
It should be fruit LOAVES. 😥
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