Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Wholemeal apricot and coconut cake recipe

Combine apricots, milk and honey in a bowl. Cover and stand 1 hour. Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Grease a 14cm x 21 cm loaf pan, line ba

Serving Size:

8 slices

Category:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup hot milk (or soy milk)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup wholemeal self raising flour
  • ¾ cup coconut

Method:

Combine apricots, milk and honey in a bowl. Cover and stand 1 hour.

Pre-heat oven to 180°C.

Grease a 14cm x 21 cm loaf pan, line base with baking paper.

In a bowl, stir the egg, sifted flour and ½ cup of the coconut into the apricot mixture.

Spread mixture into prepared pan and sprinkle with remaining coconut.

Bake for approx. 1 hour.

Stand cake in pan 5 minutes before turning onto wire rack to cool.

Notes:

  • This cake is like a healthy version of Apricot Delight and still delicious!
  • This makes a wonderful cake to bundle up in baking paper & stick into lunchboxes for kids. It will keep their energy levels up – you could even add a ¼ cup chopped walnuts for added energy and crunch.
  • This recipe was created by Kristine Duran-Thiessen for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.