Carrot, Coconut and Walnut Loaf
3 carrots, grated
1 and 1/4 cups of wholemeal flour (can use standard flour if you prefer)
1/2 cup of desiccated coconut
1 x 70 gram bag of walnut pieces
1-2 tsp of orange/ mandarin zest
1 tsp of nutmeg
1 tsp of cinnamon
1 tsp of vanilla essence
1 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of baking soda
1/2 a cup of extra virgin olive oil
1. Preheat oven to 180°C and grease medium sized loaf tin
2. Grate the carrots and when whisk the eggs together in a large bowl (#remove egg shells if they get added in the learning process!).
3. Add everything else and mix together.
5) Bake for approximately 20 - 30mins and allow to cool for about 15 minutes before tipping out. Enjoy warm and fresh from the oven! You can also cut slices and freeze for later.
xxx Dr Julie Bhosale