Saturday, 7 June 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Walnut and Prune Cookies

One of the natural remedy to relieve constipation during pregnancy is including high fiber foods such as prune in your diet. Try the following recipe for a nutritious and delicious snack that helps relieving constipation.


  • 400g cup plain flour
  • 120g uncooked pitted prunes (chopped)
  • 120g uncooked walnuts (chopped)
  • 100g butter (softened)
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon of soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ¼ cup fresh milk


  1. Use a spatula to mix together butter, sugar and egg till creamy.
  2. In another bowl, mix together sifted flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
  3. Use a spatula to mix 1 and 2 together.
  4. Stir in milk.
  5. Add prunes and walnuts. Mix well.
  6. Chill mixture for an hour.
  7. Preheat oven at 200C.
  8. Shape dough into rounded spoonfuls and spread evenly on greased baking sheet.
  9. Leave generous space for dough to raise slightly.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes or till brown.

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