This is one of the healthier snacks for a mid-morning treat.


  • 1 cup wholemeal self raising flour

  • 1/2 cup self raising flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda

  • 11/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 3/4 cup raw sugar

  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut

  • 400ml can coconut milk

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 cups grated carrot

  • 1 punnet blueberries

  • Cinnamon sugar, to serve


  • 1.

    Preheat oven 170°C fan forced. Grease and line 6cm deep, 10cmx21cm (base) loaf pan. Sift the flours, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon into a bowl, add the husks in the sieve back into the bowl with flour mixture. Stir in the sugar and coconut. Add the coconut milk, egg and carrot and stir gently to combine. Fold in the blueberries.

  • 2.

    Spoon the mixture into the loaf pan and smooth the surface. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out clean. Stand 10 minutes in pan before turning onto a wire rack.

  • 3.

    Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, slice and serve as is or toasted.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 314kj
  • Fat Total 14g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Sodium 87mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Tip: Loaf freezes well. Cut into individual slices, wrap in plastic and freeze in airtight bags.

This recipe was provided by Australia's Biggest Morning Tea. 

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea will be held on Thursday, May 26 and raises funds for the Cancer Council.

Feature image: Benito Martin

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