Apple Rye Loaf

Apple and Rye Loaf

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Serves: 12

4 eggs, separated
1 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
300g caster sugar
350g rye flour
2½ tsp baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp ground cloves
3 Granny Smith apples, grated


1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Mix the yolks, oil, vanilla and sugar in a one bowl. Sift the flour, baking powder and spices into a second. Fold together gently with the apples. Whisk the whites to soft peaks and fold in, then spoon into a buttered and flour 1½L loaf pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, until a skewer can be inserted and removed cleanly.