Date and Nut Loaf
Tasty, wholesome cos of the fruit and nuts but don't be fooled into thinking it's low fat:-) Easy to make and is great for morning tea.
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2 tablespoons margarine (or butter)
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 teaspoon allspice
1 cup boiling water
1 cup chooped dates
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 beaten egg
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
2 cups self-raising flour
Extra time:20min cooling ›
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Boil together margarine, sugar, salt, allspice and boiling water - for 5 minutes.
- When cool, add dates, walnuts, egg, bicarb soda and self-raising flour.
- Bake in moderate oven for 45 to 60 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.
For a difference try using white sugar and/or other dried fruits and nuts of your choice e.g. apricots, raisins, sultanas and slivered almonds, pecans, etc.
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