Pear, Date and Hazelnut Loaf

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Recipe from Bill Granger from the Sydney Morning Herald. I haven't made this yet but a Bill recipe can't be wrong!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the oats in a bowl, pour in the milk and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C Lightly grease and line a 21 x 10cm loaf tin with baking paper.
  3. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl and stir in the oats, dried fruit, sugar, cinnamon, honey, egg and hazelnuts. Mix until combined.
  4. Spoon the mixture into tin, level the top and sprinkle with the extra hazelnuts. Bake for 45 minutes or until the loaf is golden and cooked through when tested with a skewer. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Makes approximately 12 slices.


Most Helpful

Really nice fruit combo, made for the in-laws, a few weeks ago, even hubby ate it and he usually only eats banana cake. Thanks for posting!

**Mandy** March 01, 2011

I really liked the combo of dried fruits & nuts in this loaf & used the extra moist Medjool dates (a little more expensive than the usual ones that are used, but they went very well in this recipe)! Was also a bit generous with the cinnamon, but that's another ingredient that I use a lot! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my groupmates in the Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #37]

Sydney Mike February 09, 2010

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