Date Loaf Cake

Date Loaf Cake


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About this recipe: Very much like sticky date pudding - nice and moist, and made without eggs.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 cup (155g) dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 cup (155g) brown sugar
  • 60g margarine
  • 1 cup (250ml) boiling water
  • 255g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla essence

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease and flour a 22cmx12cm loaf tin.
  2. Combine dates, sugar, margarine and boiling water in a large bowl. Stand for 15 minutes. Stir in flour, bicarbonate of soda and vanilla.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared tin and bake for 45 minutes. Cool before serving sliced and spread with margarine.

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