Festive fruity apple and Dragon cheddar cheese loaf

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Festive fruity apple and Dragon cheddar cheese loaf
Festive fruity apple and Dragon cheddar cheese loaf
Servings:Serves 8
Calories per serving:397
Ready in:1 hour, 25 minutes
Prep. time:25 minutes
Cook time:1 hour
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:18th September 2016

An unusual apple and cheese loaf that is perfect for Christmas and other festive occasions. This recipe uses Dragon mature Welsh cheddar cheese from South Caernarfon Creameries.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat your oven to 180° C (350° F - gas 4), [fan oven 160° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Grease and line a large loaf tin and set oven to 180/350/gas 4
  2. Beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy
  3. Sieve flour with cinnamon and place in bowl, add eggs and beat until smooth
  4. Add apple, walnuts, raisins and cheddar, mix in thoroughly
  5. Place mixture in loaf tin and smooth over surface, bake in oven for approx. 1 hour or until cooked through and golden brown on top
  6. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before turning onto wire rack

Serving suggestions

Serve slices lightly buttered for delicious treat


Use Dragon reduced fat mature Welsh cheddar cheese if you are watching your calories!

Chef's notes

Will keep for up to a week in an airtight Lock & Lock-type box.

Recipe source

This recipe originated from the the recipe section of South Caernarfon Creameries

Dragon cheese products can be purchased from Sainsbury's, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Lidl, local independent stores and cheese shops.

For trade, catering and export enquiries see their where to buy page.

Many thanks to South Caernarfon Creameries for kindly giving Cookipedia permission to use their recipes.

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