Wednesday 20 February 2013

Posted by Judie on Wednesday 20 February 2013
A simple loaf recipe that tastes great and is easy to prepare. Great served for morning or afternoon tea with butter. 

Serves 10-12
  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 100g butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped dates
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Place flour, bicarbonate of soda, mixed spice and walnuts in a bowl and mix through. 

Combine butter, sugar, water and dates in a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and butter has melted. Cool slightly then add to dry mixture. Add egg and stir until combined. 

Spoon mixture into loaf tin and cook for 40-45 minutes. 

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