10 mins prep time
30 mins cook time
Serves 8 people
Nuts for Life - Fruit and nut bread recipe


  • 1 2/3 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 1/2 cups dried figs, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup almonds, roughly chopped
  • 4 bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbs coconut milk
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 tspn bicarb soda


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a loaf tin with baking paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, bicarb and baking soda.
  3. In a high-speed blender, blitz bananas, eggs and coconut milk until creamy.
  4. Pour banana mixture into flour and fold through. Then add the nuts and dried fruit, and mix until combined.
  5. Pour dough mixture into prepared loaf tin, and bake for about 30 minutes or until cooked through. Remove from oven and allow to cool on a cooling rack.
  6. Slice and enjoy!


Recipe courtesy of Rebecca Gawthorne
Nutrients per serve
Energy 2,484kJ
Protein 14.7g
Fat 30g
Saturated fat 3.2g
Carbohydrate 60.5g
Sugars 40.5g
Dietary fibre 15g
Sodium 380mg

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