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Honeyed carrot & thyme loaf cut into slices and served with cheddar and chutney

Honeyed carrot & thyme loaf

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  • Easy
  • Serves 12

Enjoy this moreish carrot and thyme loaf as a sweet or savoury snack. Top a slice with chutney and sharp cheddar, smear with cream cheese or drizzle with honey

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal112
fat2g
saturates1g
carbs17g
sugars3g
fibre2g
protein4g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp coconut oil or olive oil, plus 1 tbsp (if using coconut oil, melt in the microwave before using)
  • 4 carrots , peeled and grated (around 300g)
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 100g wholemeal flour
  • 125g plain flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 50g natural yogurt
  • chutney , cheddar, cream cheese or honey, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Mix the honey and 1 tsp oil, then add the carrot and thyme. Season and stir well. Tip onto a baking tray and roast for 10-15 mins, tossing halfway through cooking. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool slightly.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, combine the flours, baking powder, bicarb and a pinch of salt. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs, yogurt and remaining oil. Add the flour mix, then fold in the roasted carrot mix.

  • STEP 3

    Pour into a lined 900g loaf tin and bake for 50 mins-1 hr. Leave to cool before slicing. To serve, top with chutney and cheddar, cream cheese or honey.

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Recipe from January 2019, January 2019

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Rating: 3 out of 5.6 ratings
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