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carrot orange and blueberry loaf

Perfectly Spiced Carrot Blueberry and Orange Loaf

  • Author: Bernadette

Description

This Perfectly Spiced Carrot Blueberry and Orange Loaf is light and full of goodness. Bursting with flavour, made with wholemeal flour and nut free. Perfect for snacks or lunchboxes.


Ingredients

  • one ripe large banana (200g)
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • juice of one small orange
  • zest of one small orange
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 150g grated carrot (2 medium)
  • 50g (1/2 cup) blueberries
  • 1 1/2 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 170c and grease and line a 23x12cm loaf pan
  2. In a large bowl thoroughly mash the banana then whisk in the oil, eggs, yogurt, maple syrup, orange juice, orange zest and cinnamon until well combined
  3. Mix in the carrots and blueberries and stir to combine
  4. Add the flour and baking powder and mix together until just combined, taking care not to over mix
  5. Spread the mixture evenly into the loaf pan
  6. Bake for around 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean
  7. Allow to cool slightly in the tin for around 10 minutes before removing from the pan and cooling further on a wire backing rack