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Cantaloupe Quick Bread

Here's good news for all the 'Cantaloupe Haters' like me.. :-) Yeah!! You read it right...I meant Cantaloupe a.k.a Muskmelon 'haters'. You must be wondering if I have gone crazy.... Definitely Not. I am just overjoyed by the fact that I found a way to consume the Cantaloupe lyingon my countertop It


  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Vegetable oil
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Cantaloupe pureed
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Ground


  • Preheat oven to 165C. Lightly grease and flour two 9x5 inch loaf pans .
  • In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla and cantaloupe.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and ginger.
  • Stir flour mixture into cantaloupe mixture; stir to combine.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.


You can microwave the bread for 6-7 minutes. Check if it is done by inserting a toothpick in the centre. Leave the bread in the microwave for at least 10 minutes. Let it cool completely before serving.