Easy date loaf

Current rating: 3.9 (12 ratings)
Serves 14
Prep 15
Cook 50
A deliciously healthy afternoon treat or a perfect lunchbox snack.

Description

A deliciously healthy afternoon treat or a perfect lunchbox snack.
  • 1 ½ cups pitted dates, chopped
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tbs margarine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup self-raising wholemeal flour
  • ½ cup self-raising white flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

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  1. Place dates, sugar, margarine, and water in saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. If you would like to use the microwave, place the dates, sugar, margarine and water in covered glass bowl and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Add the egg and mix well. Stir through sifted flours and baking powder, then place in a lightly greased 14 cm x 21cm loaf tin.
  3. Bake in moderate oven, 180°C for 50 minutes.

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