This loaf from Rafferty’s Garden is a great alternative to the sugary breads found in most cafes. It has very little sugar and incorporates the goodness of fruit and vegetables.

This recipe is suitable for babies aged 9 months +.

For more great recipes head over to the Rafferty’s Garden website.

Ingredients (makes 12 slices)

  • 1-2/3 cups plain flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 pouches of Rafferty’s Garden sweet potato + carrot + apple (+ nothing else)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 medium green apples, grated or finely diced


  1. Preheat oven to 160C and line or grease a 23cm x13cm loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  3. In another bowl, whisk eggs, Rafferty’s sweet potato + carrot + apple (+ nothing else), water, eggs and oil.
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry, just mixing until moistened. Fold through diced apples.
  5. Bake for 90 minutes or until a skewer inserted near the centre comes our clean. Cool for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

Notes... Try this with 1 cup of whatever fresh or frozen fruit you have handy. Slice loaf up and freeze individual slices.

  • YUMMM this looks and sounds so amazingly good. Could lightly toast for breakie..oh the list is endless. Not even certain if that is walnuts in Rafferty’s or sweet potato chunks? but walnuts would be lovely for me. Delicious going to give this a go for sure. Thanks Raff’s.

    • yes that’s what i was thinking to add some nuts to this for the grown ups


  • YUM! Very similar to a loaf my mum used to make us when we were young, thanks for sharing.


  • Yum! This was super tasty and nice the next day in a sandwich!


  • This sounds a great way to get little ones to eat a healthy snack. Could you swap the sugar for Stevia for too?


  • Looks delicious!!! Great for a toddler snack or a afternoon mummy snack!


  • This looks really yummy i think im gonna have to give this one a go!


  • I will try this . I think this could be used for grown ups! lol!!!


  • Wow looks amazing I will try this


  • This sounds delicious and perfect for school lunches thanks!


  • this looks like a nice and moist cake.


  • love this recipe! Seems quite a bit healthier than other snacks available


  • Very creative. Thank you for sharing


  • What a great idea! I would never have thought of using a pouch of baby food as an ingredient in a cake! And it looks delicious too!

    • I love new ideas and creative ways of cooking too.


  • Well…this recipe looks so tasty and healthy.


  • I love the look of this loaf thanks


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