Kūmara and date loaf

A healthy twist on the traditional date loaf. Watch the video on how to make it.


Kūmara and date loaf


Makes 1 loaf (16 portions)

1½ cups cooked, mashed kūmara
2 eggs
½ cup canola oil
½ cup plain yoghurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup chopped dates
1¾ cups wholemeal flour
½ cup brown sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 Tbsp mixed spice


Preheat oven to 180°C.
Grease and line one loaf tin with baking paper.
Add the eggs, oil, yoghurt and vanilla to the kūmara, and mix until combined.
Mix in the dates.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and mixed spice.
Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix to combine.
Pour the batter into the loaf tin.
Bake in preheated oven for approximately 40-45 minutes or until cooked through and a dark golden brown.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [16 Serves]
Energy 532kj
Protein 3.0g
Total fat 4.6g
- saturated fat 0.5g
Carbohydrates 17.3g
- sugars 7.3g
Fibre 2.7g
Sodium 173mg

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