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Honey Apple Loaf


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup apples grated
  • 1 feijoa chopped – unpeeled
  • 2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder*
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • * You can make your own baking powder by mixing together 2 parts Cream of Tartar to 1 part Baking Soda. Store in a small glass jar.


  • Grease a loaf pan and line base with baking paper
  • Place oil into a large mixing bowl
  • Slowly pour in the liquid honey, beating to a creamy mixture
  • Add 1 egg at a time, beating until the mixture is smooth
  • In another bowl, blend together the grated apple, feijoa and lemon juice, then add to the honey mixture.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients, and add a small amount at a time to the honey mixture, beating well after each addition
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan and allow it to stand for 30 minutes
  • Bake 50-60 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the middle of the loaf comes out clean
  • Cool before serving