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Banana bread with Zespri Green kiwifruit, lime, ginger and cinnamon

Here’s a dessert option that is surprisingly satisfying and nutritious thanks to ingredients such as kiwifruit and banana.  

 

Recipe rich in fibre with high vitamin C content. Good source of potassium and natural source of folate.

Serves 8-10
Cooks in 120 min.
Difficulty
Recipe appropriate for
Vegetarians
Nutrition per serving
Calories354.618%
Fat13.92g20%
Saturates7.51g38%
Protein6.49g13%
Carbs50.25g16%
Sugar28.84g32%
Fibre2.42g8%
Folate33.53μg8%
Potassium302mg11%
Vitamin C22.44mg30%
Of an adult’s reference intake
Ingredients Method

Ingredients

  • 2 Zespri Green kiwifruit
  • 350 g banana
  • 270 g flour
  • 150 g sugar
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dry yeast
  • 125 g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • zest of 2 limes
  • plain yoghurt to serve

Method

  1. Peel and mash the bananas with a fork.
  2. Crack the eggs into a large bowl and beat them. Add the sugar, softened butter, yoghurt and banana, continue mixing. Add sifted flour and yeast, cinnamon, ginger, half the lime zest and salt. Continue stirring until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter into a 1.5 L loaf tin greased with butter and smooth off the top with the back of a spoon.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 55 to 60 minutes. Check the centre is cooked with a skewer before removing from the oven. If it doesn't come out clean, cook 5 minutes more.
  5. Remove and leave to cool completely. Then take out of the pan and slice. Serve with diced Zespri kiwifruit and yoghurt.

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