Monday 16 August 2010

Time for a recipe...

Pear,Hazlenut and chocolate Loaf.

100g hazelnuts
140g SR Flour
175g butter
140g sugar
2 large eggs
5 small pears
50g dark chocolate
2 tbspns apricot jam or shredless orange marmalade, whichever you have in the cupboard.

Grind up half the nuts, roughly chop the other half.
Peel and core the pears. Roughly chop 3, and slice the other 2.
chop the chocolate into small, chip pieces.

Mix all the ingredients, reserving the pear 'slices'.

Turn into a greased and lined loaf tin, top with the sliced pears.

Bake Gas mark 3 for 50minutes till firm but springy.

Turn onto a rack, and when cool drizzle the top with glace icing.


  1. Sounds and looks so yummy.

  2. I so wish I lived next door to you!!

  3. That is a beautifuly bag you gave your friend, I'll bet she was really pleased with it and her card. Oh food!