Creamy Cashew Nut, California Prune & Almond Loaf

  • Total Time

    1h 25m
    • Prep Time

    • Bake Time

  • Serves


  • Skill Level

  • Dietary Needs

    • Dairy free
    • Egg free
    • Gluten free
    • Vegan
    • Vegetarian
  • 0 Reviews

    No ratings yet


If you are searching for a new vegan bake - look no further. This loaf is not only packed full of fresh veggies, it also has added cashew nuts and almonds for an extra crunch. Nuts are a great source of fibre and almonds help reduce hunger, keeping you fuller for longer.


  1. Lightly grease a 2lb loaf tin and preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onion and garlic for 2–3 minutes until softened.

    • 1 Red Onion (peeled & finely diced)
    • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
    • 1 Garlic Clove(s) (roughly crushed)
  2. Add the carrots, courgette, celery, red pepper and thyme and mix well. Reduce the heat, cover the pan and leave to sweat for 10 minutes, stirring just a couple of times.

    • 2 Carrots (peeled & coarsely grated)
    • 1 Courgettes (coarsely grated)
    • 1 Celery Stick (finely diced)
    • 1 Red Pepper (deseeded & diced)
    • ½ tbsp Thyme Leaves
  3. Meanwhile, put the cashew nuts in a food processor and blitz until they look like breadcrumbs (but not

    • 150g Cashew Nuts
  4. Stir the cashew nuts, almonds, California Prunes and tomato purée into the softened vegetables and season well.

    • 100g Ground Almonds
    • 125g California Prunes (chopped)
    • 1 tbsp Tomato Purée
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and smooth over the top. Place in the oven and bake for 40–45 minutes until just lightly golden on top.

  6. Remove from the oven, run a knife around the edges and turn out onto a plate. Serve either hot or cold with a crisp green salad.

Let's Bake

The easiest way to follow a recipe


  1. Unfortunately there are no reviews for this recipe yet!

Leave Your Thoughts

Unfortunately reviews are not permitted to non-registered users.

Please to leave your review or ask us a question.

Recipe Alternatives

Register with to:

  1. Get free entry in to our regular competitions
  2. Have a chance to become our baker of the month
  3. Help other bakers by rating and reviewing recipes
First Name
Last name
Date of birth

How we use your information

Treating your personal data with care is important to us. If you’d like to know how we use your personal data, including how we personalise our communications to you please see our Privacy Policy

Enter your login details:

We use cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy.

At Baking Mad we love cookies. We even place them on your computer. These ones don't contain chocolate chips, but they do allow us to provide you with the best experience. By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please read our cookie policy. To bake some of your own, visit our cookie recipes page!