Date loaf cake


    Date loaf cake

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    Date loaf cake


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

    Serves: 12 

    • 180g dates, stones removed and chopped
    • 200g dark brown soft sugar
    • 55g butter or margarine
    • 250ml boiling water
    • 220g self-raising flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Grease and flour a 23x13cm loaf tin.
    2. In a large bowl, combine dates, brown sugar, margarine and boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes. Stir in flour, bicarb and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared tin.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Allow to cool.
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    Fab!!  -  02 Oct 2011


    Really easy to make, tasted delicious - will add this to my favourite recipes!  -  14 Mar 2012


    Very moreish - will definitely make again! Easy to make too!  -  18 Feb 2012

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