Date & Walnut Loaf
|Preparation Time:||15 minutes|
|Cooking Time:||1 hour|
|Time Until Ready:||2 hours minimum - best next day|
3/4 cup of boiling water
One cup of cooking dates, de-stoned and chopped
One teaspoon baking soda/bicarbonate of soda
4 ounces/125g/one stick butter
4 ounces/125g/3/4 cup sugar
2 cups plain flour
Half a cup broken walnuts
Few drops vanilla essence
- Pour the boiling water over the dates and baking soda and allow to stand.
- Beat the butter and sugar together, then add the egg and then the flour and mix well.
- Stir in the dates and the liquid, add a few drops of vanilla essence and mix well.
- Bake in a greased and lined loaf tin in a pre-heated oven for an hour at 325 degrees F/170 degrees C
Delicious buttered, with a cup of tea
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