Banana Date Tea Loaf

Ingredients 2 cups (8 oz) all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 eggs lightly beaten 1/3 cup oil (preferably canola since it does not have any smell) 4 oz castor sugar about 1/4 cup generous orange juice Grated rind of 1 orange 2 bananas peeled and mashed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon almond extract…

Mixed Dried Berries Loaf

Ingredients 6 oz dried mixed berries (example blueberries, cherries, cranberry, raspberry, strawberry etc) 1 large orange ½ cup castor sugar 5 tablespoons butter at room temperature 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon almond extract 2  cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ cup cashew…

Dry (Mixed Fruit) Loaf

Ingredients 5 oz dried fruits (apricot, peach, dates, pears, apple) 1 large orange ¼ cup raisins ½ cup castor sugar 1/3 cup oil 2 medium eggs 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 oz chopped walnuts Method Preheat oven to 350°…

Strawberry Butter Cake

My favorite fruits are the different kinds of berries — strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.  With the arrival of spring and summer, these berries are a wonderful treat.  These berries are loaded with vitamins and other anti oxidants.  So to welcome the spring and the warm weather, I took a normal version of butter cake…