FIG AND PEAR LOAF CAKE

INGREDIENTS- 

  • 1 + 1/2 all purpose flour
  • 1 + 1/2 wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 large pear, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup dried figs, chopped
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup castor sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk

PROCEDURE-

  • Pre-heat your oven to 180C. Prepare a large loaf tin.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and ginger powder. 
  • In a large bowl, beat the oik with both sugars. Add eggs and beat well.
  • Combine pears, figs and lemon juice. Keep aside. Mix only until well combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in 3 additions, alternating with milk. 
  • Fold in the pear and figs.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf tin and bake at 180C for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 

 

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