Yoghurt Swirl with Dippers

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Yoghurt Swirl with Dippers[edit]

Unlike shop-bought yoghurts, you won’t find refined sugar or additives in this recipe. Instead these tasty yoghurts are low in fat and high in calcium, protein, and potassium and have a swirl of vitamin-rich dried fruit. Have fun dipping the toasted fruit bread fingers into your breakfast

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  • Preparation 15 mins
  • Cooking 20 mins
  • Serves 4

Ingredients[edit]

  • 100g (31/2oz) dried dates or apricots (chopped) .
  • 250ml (9fl oz) water .
  • 3 tbsp fresh apple juice .
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) thick natural bio yoghurt .
  • 4-8 slices raisin bread

Equipment[edit]

  • medium saucepan with lid .
  • blender .
  • spoon .
  • 4 bowls

1.Put the dates or apricots and water in the saucepan. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat to low. Cover, and cook the fruit for 15-20 mins, or until soft

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2.Leave the dates or apricots to cool for about 30 minutes and then stir in the apple juice. Spoon the mixture into a blender and whiz until smooth.

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3. Divide the yoghurt between four bowls. Put 2 tablespoons of the fruit purée on top of each serving and then stir gently to make a swirled pattern.

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4.Toast the raisin bread until it is light golden. Cut the toast into narrow strips and dip them into the yoghurt mixture. Delicious!

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Helpful Hints[edit]

Taste Twists: Fresh fruit or fruit purées are also good mixed into yogurt. Try mango, strawberry, raspberry, or stewed appples.

Food Facts: Bio yoghurt contains beneficial bacteria that may help to boost your immune system and help fight off infection.

Did you know? Yoghurt has been around since ancient times and the word itself originates from the Turkish language.