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Sweet Sesame Loaf

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  Sesame seeds 3 Ounce (85 Gram)
  Plain flour 10 Ounce (285 Gram)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (At Room Temperature, 55 Gram)
  Sugar 4 1⁄2 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Eggs 2 (At Room Temperature)
  Grated lemon rind 1
  Milk 12 Fluid Ounce (350 Milliliter)

1. Preheat a 350°F/180°C/Gas 4 oven. Line a 9 X 5 in (23 X 13 cm) loaf tin with greaseproof paper and grease.
2. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the sesame seeds. Spread the rest on a baking sheet and bake until lightly toasted, about 10 minutes.
3. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl.
4. Stir in the toasted sesame seeds and set aside.
5. With an electric mixer, cream the butter or margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, then stir in the lemon rind and milk.
6. Pour the milk mixture over the dry ingredients and fold in with a large metal spoon until just blended.
7. Pour into the tin and sprinkle over the reserved sesame seeds.
8. Bake until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cool in the tin for 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Sesame Seed
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 697 Calories from Fat 246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.7%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 145.1 mg48.4%

Sodium 805.6 mg33.6%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 36.9 g

Protein 14 g28.3%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 56.4% Iron 23.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Sesame Loaf Recipe