Deliciously Nutty Wholemeal Date and Walnut Loaf: A Quick and Easy Recipe for a Healthy Treat!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

Serves: 8 people

Difficulty: Easy

 

Ingredients

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup dates, chopped

3 tbsp butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup water

½ cup walnuts, chopped

1 cup self-raising flour

1 cup wholemeal flour

1 tsp baking powder

Spray oil

Icing sugar for dusting

 

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Place dates, butter, sugar and water in a saucepan and stir over medium heat gently bringing to a boil. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Place mixture into a bowl and add eggs, walnuts and wholemeal flour, then sift over the self-raising flour and baking powder.
  • Spray a 15cm x 25cm loaf tin with spray oil, line with baking paper and spoon in the mixture.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 45 – 50 minutes or until fully cooked. Remove from the oven to cool for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a cooling rack.
  • Dust with icing sugar, slice and serve.

 

Tips & Hints

Great in a lunch box or served with soft cheese or blue cheese.

This loaf is suitable to freeze. Slice it up and freeze so you can toast up a slice whenever you like

 

Recipe Provided by Australian Eggs

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