close
Advertisement
Magazine
 

Fruit bread slices

If you're bored with cereal for breakfast, try this fruity alternative. Thick slices of fruit bread, toasted and spread with orange-flavoured cream cheese, are topped with strawberries and bananas. Cut the loaf lengthwise for 2 slices per portion, or cut crosswise for 3–4 slices each.

Fruit bread slices
Food in a Flash
Fruit bread slices

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (125 g) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • grated zest and juice of 1 small orange
  • 2 bananas
  • 250 g strawberries, sliced
  • 1 large fruit loaf, about 250 g, sliced
  • soft brown or raw sugar for sprinkling (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat the grill to high.
  2. Mix the cream cheese with half of the orange zest.
  3. Slice the bananas and toss in the orange juice together with the sliced strawberries.
  4. Toast the bread under a hot grill for 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  5. Spread the toasted bread with the cheese and arrange the banana and strawberry slices on top.
  6. Sprinkle each slice with a pinch of brown or raw sugar, if liked, and with the rest of the orange zest.
  7. Serve immediately.

Serves 4
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes



More Recipes

Need To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee

Need Help To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee

It may sound strange - and downright disgusting - but wellness experts are singing the praises of this buttery beverage.

Quail eggs with asparagus and parmesan

Quail eggs with asparagus and parmesan

Make this lovely, warm salad in late spring with the new season's asparagus. The lightly steamed, bright green spears are topped with poached quail eggs, then finished with parmesan shavings and a crisp salad. Accompany with slices of baguette for an easy lunch.

Raspberry cranachan

Raspberry cranachan

This traditional Scottish dessert is quick and easy to put together, and the nutritious combination of cream, fromage frais, oats and fresh fruit makes a superb sweet course for a special occasion meal. The whisky not only adds a taste of Scotland, but gives a fantastic kick to the flavour.

Rice pudding with apricots

Rice pudding with apricots

Rich in flavour and wonderfully creamy in texture, this satisfying rice pudding is a modern version of a popular old favourite. It's flavoured with tangy orange zest and sultanas, and paired with a cinnamon–spiced fresh apricot compote.

Ricotta bruschetta

Ricotta bruschetta

With a selection of Italian–style antipasto vegetables in your refrigerator, interesting light meals and snacks can be prepared in minutes, such as these tasty toasts topped with capsicum and ricotta. A salad is all that's needed to make a sustaining lunch.

Advertisement