Banana, Carrot and Sultana Loaf
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/2 Tbsp finely grated lemon zest
1/ 2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
1/2 cup almond meal
1 tsp bi-carbonate soda
A pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups finely grated carrots
1 banana, mashed
1/2 cup sultanas
12-15 pitted prunes
1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
2. In a large bowl, thoroughly combine sugar, eggs and grated lemon zest. Mix in oil, flour, almond meal, bi-carbonate soda and salt until smooth.
3. Stir in grated carrots, mashed banana, sultanas and prunes.
4. Pour mixture into the prepared tin. If you wish, before placing in the oven, decorate the top of the loaf with 4 or 5 thin slices of banana. Bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour.
5. Remove from oven and cool in the tin for about 10 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.