Kumara and date loaf

Recipe: Kūmara and date loaf

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Recipe by Vegetables.co.nz, a not-for-profit organization


Difficulty: Easy

Ready In: 50 Minutes

Serves: 16


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


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Grease and line one loaf tin with baking paper.
  3. Add the eggs, oil, yoghurt and vanilla to the kūmara, and mix until combined.
  4. Mix in the dates.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda and mixed spice.
  6. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and mix to combine.
  7. Pour the batter into the loaf tin.
  8. 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]
Total fat4.6g
– saturated fat0.5g
– sugars7.3g
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