The perfect gift is a combination of thoughtfulness, something for keeps, and an experience to remember. Here's how to do it all in one.
We all know all a mum ever wants is time spent together (brekkie in bed), as well as effort and thoughtfulness (baking a loaf) and of course a gift! (La La Land's range of illustrated ceramic plates and mugs).
Here is the perfect recipe to make your mum's day!
Rebecca Morgan Jones
Gluten free baker & recipe developer from the Central Coast, NSW.
Spiced Pear Loaf Recipe
2 cups gluten free self raising flour
¾ cup buckwheat flour
¼ cup coconut flour
½ cup raw sugar or rapidura
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ripe banana
1 teaspoon vanilla
¾ cup coconut milk
¾ cup coconut oil (melted)
Zest of 1 orange
3 small ripe pears
1 teaspoon cinnamon & 1 ½ teaspoons raw sugar (optional topping)
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease and line a large loaf tin.
In a medium sized mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients thoroughly.
Meanwhile, using a food processor or similar, blitz banana, eggs, milk, oil
and Vanilla. Incorporate dry & wet ingredients and zest to form a smooth bat
ter. De core and finely slice pears, adding 2 of them to the batter, saving
the other 1 for the topping. Pour the batter into prepared loaf tin & decorate the top with remaining pear slices.
Sprinkle over cinnamon sugar (if desired) and bake in oven for 1-1 ½ hours or until a skewer comes out
Clean when inserted.
Cool in tin before turning out & cutting into inch thick
Keeps up to 5 days in fridge or 2 weeks in freezer.
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