Recipe Egg Free Date Loaf Cake

Discussion in 'Free From and Specialist Diets' started by classic33, 26 Apr 2016.

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    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

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

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    I love his recipe. When it come to cakes then the simpler the better for me. I will make this and report back!:)
  3. vegan93

    vegan93 Member

    I actually love dates, they were one of my favourite treats from the shop when I was a kid.
    Everyone told me I must be like an old lady, loving dates but cooking with them remained my thing.

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