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LeaderBrand Beetroot and Ginger Loaf Recipe LeaderBrand Beetroot and Ginger Loaf Recipe

Beetroot and Ginger Loaf


Preheat the oven to 180°C fan bake. Grease and line a 900g loaf tin with baking pape.

Mix together the flour, baking soda and ginger.

Puree the beetroot in a food processor or blender, melt the butter in a saucepan with the sugar and treacle. Cool slightly, then beat in the milk and egg. Add the beetroot puree and salt 

Stir the liquid ingredients into the flor. Beat well, then turn lined loaf tin. Smooth over the top, bake in oven for 40-45 minutes until risen and firm to touch. Cool on a wire tray.

To make the ginger icing, mix the icing sugar and ground ginger together in a bowl. Stir in the melted butter, then 1-2 tablespoons hot water so you can mix int a smooth consisten.

Drizzle over loaf and serve 

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Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 257/61 206/49
Protein (g) 2.8 2.2
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0.1
– saturated (g) 0.03 0.02
Carbohydrate (g) 12 9.6
– sugars (g) 10.4 8.3
Fibre (g) 3.0 2.4
Sodium (mg) 72 58

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

timer Total time 55 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 10 mins timer Cook time 40-45 mins people Serving 1 loaf info_outline Difficulty Easy
  • 250g LeaderBrand Pure n’ezy Beetroot
  • 400g wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 100g butter
  • 100g raw brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp black treacle or molasses
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 free range eggs
  • 1/4 tsp salt 

Ginger Icing:

  • 2 cups icing sugar sifted
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 50g butter, melted
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