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Fruit Bread with Figs

  • Preparation:  min
    Time:  min
  • Medium
  • Serves 12
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Medium
  • Serves 12

A moist, delicious fruit bread stuffed with figs and nuts - sliced and served with your favourite spread it makes a wholesome teatime snack.

Irene Robbie


Fruit Bread with Figs

  • 285g buckwheat flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 80g butter, softened
  • 130g ripe bananas
  • 80g raw cane sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 100ml strong chai tea, cooled
  • 30g cocoa
  • 60ml warm water
  • 100g hazelnuts
  • 2 large figs, cut into 3mm thick slices

Full of Goodness

  • High in dietary fibre
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Good source of minerals

Due to their high fibre content figs are easy on the stomach, provides digestive support and act as a natural laxative to help relieve constipation. Figs also contain prebiotics, which helps stimulate good bacteria in the gut, to help aid digestion.

How to make Fruit Bread with Figs

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C, and grease a medium sized loaf tin.

2. Add the dry ingredients to a large bowl and mix together

3. Mash the bananas in a separate small bowl.

4. Blend in butter, egg, sugar, and tea.

5. Mix the cocoa powder into the water until it is a smooth paste

6. Add the bananas, egg mix and cocoa paste into the dry ingredients and stir until smooth.

7. Fold in the hazelnuts.

8. Pour the batter into the greased loaf tin, and top with the fig slices.

9. Bake the bread on 2nd shelf from the bottom for about 45 minutes.

I hope you give this delicious recipe! And if you do, be sure to tag the picture #AVogelRecipes on Pinterest so we can see :) 

Fruit Bread with Figs

Irene Robbie

Irene is a passionate cook and talented baker who is known for her delicious cakes and her hearty soups, as well as healthy and wholesome recipes.

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