Banana and Apricot Bread

Banana and Apricot Bread created by Outta Here

From Jody Vassallo little ideas diabetes. I don't have a particularly sweet tooth for sugary foods but I do like savoury and or fruit breads which are not overly ladened with fruit through.

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1hr 20mins
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ingredients

  • 1 cup dried apricot (135g/4 1/2oz roughly chopped)
  • 12 cup sultana (85g/2 3/4oz)
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice (low GI 250ml/8fl oz)
  • 2 14 cups self-raising flour (stone ground 360g/12 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 12 cup oat bran (unprocessed 70g/2 1/4oz)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar (or low-calorie sweetner suitable for baking)
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 cup buttermilk (250ml/8fl oz)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup mashed banana (just ripe 240g/7 2/3oz)

directions

  • Preheat oven to 180C (350F/Gas 4).
  • Lightly grease and line a 10cm x 20cm (4inch x 8inch) loaf tin.
  • Put the apricots, sultanas and apple juice into a pan and bgring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes or until the fruit has absorbed all the liquid.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and mixed spice into a bowl and stir in the oat bran and sugar or sweetener.
  • Whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and oil and stir into the dry ingredients and then fold in the mashed banana and fruit mixture.
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the centre.
  • Set aside for 5 minutes before turning out on a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve the bread plain or with a low fat spread.
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"From Jody Vassallo little ideas diabetes. I don't have a particularly sweet tooth for sugary foods but I do like savoury and or fruit breads which are not overly ladened with fruit through."

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  1. Outta Here
    Banana and Apricot Bread Created by Outta Here
  2. Outta Here
    Very flavorful and moist. I subbed dried cranberries for the sultanas, but otherwise made as written. Will be making this again.
  3. Outta Here
    Very flavorful and moist. I subbed dried cranberries for the sultanas, but otherwise made as written. Will be making this again.
  4. ImPat
    From Jody Vassallo little ideas diabetes. I don't have a particularly sweet tooth for sugary foods but I do like savoury and or fruit breads which are not overly ladened with fruit through.
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