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Apple and apricot loaf
Apple and apricot loaf 4.3-5 9
  • Calories: 841 kj
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.5g

How to Make:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 7cm-deep, 8cm x 19cm (base) loaf pan. Line with baking paper, allowing 2cm overhang at long ends.
  2. Drain apricots. Place on a plate lined with paper towel. Pat dry with paper towel. Roughly chop.
  3. Combine apple puree, sugar, eggs, buttermilk, oil and lemon rind in a jug. Sift flours and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl. Add puree mixture. Stir until just combined (don't over-mix). Fold in apricot. Spoon mixture into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Stand for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
Time for preparing:
70 min.


  • 1/2 x 825g can apricot halves in fruit juice
  • 2 x 120g tubs apple puree (see note)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 2/3 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda