• 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 2 eggs/ 1 cup yogurt
  • beans from one vanilla pod/ 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds


  • Butter a loaf pan and pre-heat the oven to 180C.
  • In a bowl combine flour and baking powder.
  • In another bowl, beat oil with sugar until the mixture is pale. 
  • Add one egg at a time and beat well after each addition. Add vanilla and mix well.
  • Alternate flour mixture and milk into to the wet ingredients. Do not over-mix. Mix only until well combined. Fold in the chia seeds.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan and bake at 180C for 30-35 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Once cooled, top with white chocolate ganache. 



  • 200gm white chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream


  • Heat the cream on a saucepan and bring it to a simmer.
  • Pour the hot cream over roughly chopped chocolate. Let it sit for 2 minutes and then mix until everything is combined.