Apricot loaf

Free from dairy, eggs, soya & nuts


A delicious moist fruit loaf recipe that is ideal for allergy sufferers.


Ingredients - Serves 10 Adults

  • 200g of dried apricots, chopped
  • 145g / 5 oz. of raisins
  • 200ml / 7 fl oz. of water
  • 50g / 2 oz. of sugar
  • 50g / 2 oz. of dairy-free margarine
  • 250g / 9 oz. of plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder

 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 150⁰C / 300⁰F / Gas mark 2
  2. Grease a 500g loaf tin and line with greaseproof paper
  3. Place the apricots, raisins, water, sugar and margarine into a saucepan
  4. Simmer for 4 minutes and then allow to cool
  5. Add the flour and baking powder and mix, if the mixture is too dry add a little more water at this point
  6. Pour mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 1 to 1½ hours
  7. Test if the loaf is cooked by inserting a skewer into the center, it should come out clean

Serving Suggestions

Try sprinkling the loaf with pumpkin or sunflower seeds

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from the Allergy NI cookbook "Parties, Picnics & Packed Lunches"

Apricot loaf
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Serves

10 Adults

10 Adults

Preparation Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

60 Minutes

60 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

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Utensils Needed

Large Loaf Tin, Mixing Bowl, Saucepan, Wooden Spoon, Chopping Board, Chopping Knife

Large Loaf TinMixing BowlSaucepanWooden SpoonChopping BoardChopping Knife
1/10 of this recipe contains
Energy
706kj
168kcal
8%
Fat
5.9g
8%
Saturates
1.2g
6%
Sugars
11.2g
12%
Salt
0.5g
8%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (63g)
Energy1120Kj 706Kj
267Kcal 168Kcal
Fat9.4g 5.9g
(of which saturates)2g 1.2g
Carbohydrate39.6g 25g
(of which sugars)17.7g 11.2g
Fibre2.4g 1.5g
Protein4.7g 3g
Salt0.8g 0.5g

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