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Feijoa loaf

This feijoa loaf is a quick, easy and delicious way to use feijoas. With a mild feijoa taste its kind of like a yummy banana bread but with feijoas!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: afternoon tea, Dessert, morning tea, Snack
Cuisine: Australian, Kiwi, New Zealand
Keyword: Feijoa cake, feijoa dessert, feijoa recipe, pineapple guava chutney, pineapple guava recipe


  • Loaf tin


  • 2 cups (300gms) self raising flour
  • ¾ cup (165gms) tightly packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground all spice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 & ½ cups (300ish gms) feijoa pulp
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or essence
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 & ½ tablespoons (50gms) butter
  • ½ cup (125mls) milk


  • Pre heat your oven to 180°C (356°F). Grease and line your loaf tin.
  • Add the flour, brown sugar, baking soda, all spice and cinnamon to a bowl and mix well.
  • Slice the feijoas in half length ways and scoop out the flesh. Put into a bowl and lightly mash with a fork.
  • Put the butter into a microwave proof bowl and melt in the microwave.
  • Add the vanilla essence and eggs to the feijoas and mix well. Add the butter and milk and mix well.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. The should be no unmixed flour, but don't over mix the batter or your will have a dense cake.
  • Tip the cake batter into the line loaf tin. Bake for45 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven. Allow to cool for a few mins and serve warm or cool with butter. Delicious!