Courgette and Walnut Picnic Loaf Recipe

Plan a day out in the country with your family; include a few home-made items such as this delicious bread, pop into SPAR and top up with a few extras and be on your way.

Difficulty

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

Serves

Yield: 1 loaf

Recipe Ingredients

Bowl 1

  • 750 ml   whole-wheat flour (450 g)
  • 250 ml   SPAR cake flour (120 g)
  • 5 ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 5 ml ground nutmeg
  • finely grated rind of a lemon
  • 5 ml salt
  • 100 g   walnuts, chopped (optional)

Bowl 2

  • 250 g  grated unpeeled, trimmed courgettes (approx 7 small size)
  • 50 ml  SPAR canola oil
  • 2  SPAR large eggs
  • 175 ml  SPAR plain low-fat yoghurt 

Recipe Method

1. Pre-heat oven to 180 º C. Grease a medium loaf pan.
2. Mix the Bowl 1 and Bowl 2 ingredients separately.
3. Pour one into the other, and combine evenly.
4. Spoon into the loaf pan, and bake in the pre-heated oven for 1 hour or until an inserted skewer comes out cleanly.

Hints & Tips

Use this mixture and spoon into muffin pans instead and bake for 25 minutes.

Typical Nutritional Information (ready-to-eat) Per 100g  Per Serving (160g) 
Energy (kJ) 1152 1843.2 
Total protein (g) 8.7 13.9 
Carbohydrate (g) 30.7 49.1 
Total fat (g) 10.6 17 
of which: Saturated fat (g) 1.27
     Trans fat (g) 0
     Mono-unsaturated fat (g) 3.89 6.22 
     Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4.65 7.44 
Cholesterol (mg) 34 54.4 
Dietary fibre (g) 5.2 8.3 
Total sodium (mg) 24 38.4