Christmas Cherry Loaf

This cherry loaf is perfect anyone that wants that Christmassy cake, but without the dried fruits! A quick & easy 1 bowl recipe.

No one should have to miss out on Christmas treats just because they're dieting! This lower calorie alternative will satisfy that sweet craving in no time!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 slice

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 102
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.9g3%
Total Carbohydrate 16.6g6%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g5%
Protein 4.1g9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Yields12 ServingsCategoryDessert

 200 g self-raising flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
 2 large eggs
 120 g 0% fat Greek style yoghurt
 1 medium banana - softer bananas work better
 100 g frozen cherries
 20 g honey
 1 tsp nutmeg
 1 tsp cinnamon
 0.50 tsp ginger
 20 g chopped nuts

1

To begin, preheat your oven to 160C.

Line a loaf tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.

2

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder & bicarbonate of soda.

Once combined, add the remaining ingredients (bar the nuts) & mix well.

3

Pour your mixture into the prepared tin and top evenly with the dried nuts.

Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.

Serve warm with cream or ice-cream!

Ingredients

 200 g self-raising flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
 2 large eggs
 120 g 0% fat Greek style yoghurt
 1 medium banana - softer bananas work better
 100 g frozen cherries
 20 g honey
 1 tsp nutmeg
 1 tsp cinnamon
 0.50 tsp ginger
 20 g chopped nuts

Directions

1

To begin, preheat your oven to 160C.

Line a loaf tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.

2

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder & bicarbonate of soda.

Once combined, add the remaining ingredients (bar the nuts) & mix well.

3

Pour your mixture into the prepared tin and top evenly with the dried nuts.

Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.

Serve warm with cream or ice-cream!

Christmas Cherry Loaf

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