Coconut bread

This works as well for breakfast as it does a mid-afternoon pick-me-up.

- Dairy free

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

Serves: 8 - 10

Ingredients

6 eggs
3 tbsp maple syrup
100g coconut oil, melted but not hot • 100g coconut milk
100g coconut flour
11⁄2 tsp gluten-free baking powder
1⁄2 lime, zest 

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180 ̊C, gas mark 4; line a 900g loaf tin with baking parchment. Beat the eggs, maple syrup, oil and milk in a jug. Mix the flour, baking powder and lime zest with a good pinch of salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the middle and stir in the wet ingredients. Pour into the tin and bake for 40 minutes.

2. Cool to room temperature, then slice and serve with low-sugar jam, if liked.