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apple and apricot loaf


a tasty loaf for the lunch box, from super food ideas. suitable for freezing (see directions at end of recipe)


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  1. Preheat oven to 180c
  2. Grease a 7cm deep
  3. 8cm x 19cm loaf pan and line with baking paper
  4. Allowing 2cm overhang at long ends
  5. Drain apricots and place on a plate line with paper towel and pat dry with paper towel and then roughly chop
  6. Combine apple puree
  7. Sugar
  8. Eggs
  9. Buttermilk
  10. Oil and lemon rind in a jug
  11. Sift flours and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl and then add puree mixture and stir until just combined
  12. Fold in apricots and spoon mixture into prepared pan
  13. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean
  14. Stand for 10 minutes and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool
  15. "to freeze - slice loaf and wrap individual slices in plastic wra
  16. Then foil and freeze for up to 1 month and thaw in fridge for 1 to 2 hours
  17. Ive packed similar loafs frozen in lunch box and by the time you are ready to eat they are defrosted and ready"

Step 9

Total Time in Minute 85

Ingredients Count 10

cooking apple and apricot loaf

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Apricots in juice


Brown sugar



Olive oil

Lemon rind

Plain flour

Wholemeal self-rising flour

Bicarbonate of soda

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