Full ingredients list:
- 1 cup grated carrot
- 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1/2 cup sultanas
- 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
- 1/4 cup apple juice
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup raw sugar
- 1 cup self-raising flour
- 1/2 cup plain flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 medium bananas, sliced thinly
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a loaf pan with baking paper.
Step 2 Place carrot, apricots, sultanas, apple, juices, water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil then simmer uncovered for 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
Step 3 Stir in the sifted dry ingredients and banana. Spread mixture into a loaf tin and bake for 1 hour.
Recipe supplied by Healthy Food Guide reader, Caroline Wharry
Caroline says: "This is a recipe that is low-fat, dairy-free and yummy. My kids (5 and 3 years) love it and it is a great lunch box filler."
About this recipe
First published: July 2005