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Kūmara, Date and Rhubarb Loaf

Kūmara, Date and Rhubarb Loaf

Kūmara, Date and Rhubarb Loaf

Serves: 8-10 slices

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 35-40 minutes



1 medium kūmara, peeled and grated
1 cup dates, chopped
1 cup pitted prunes, chopped
4 stalks rhubarb, diced
1 cup orange juice
2 heaped tbsp honey
Grated rind 1 lemon
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or sunflower seeds
2 cups wholemeal flour



Combine kūmara, orange juice, rhubarb and honey in large microwave jug or a saucepan and heat together until rhubarb is soft. Allow to cool

Add dates, prunes, lemon rind and baking soda and mix well

Add flour, baking powder, ginger and nuts then mix to combine

Pour mixture into a greased loaf tin and bake 180°C for 35-40 minutes until skewer comes out clean and loaf springs back when touched


Recipe courtesy of http://www.deltakumara.co.nz/