Date Loaf Cake

Date Loaf Cake


"Very much like sticky date pudding - nice and moist, and made without eggs."


1 h 10 m servings 204 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 386 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine dates, brown sugar, margarine and boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes. Stir in flour, soda and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Allow to cool.
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  1. 29 Ratings


This recipe is very nice, although it's a little bit plain. I recommend adding about a 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 tsp nutmeg. I use medjool dates which, as far as I know, are the moistest and swee...

This is one of the easiest recipies I have tried. No gadgets to get out, no whisking, no mess. Just mix and bake, and perfect results every time. Lovely luke warm, but even better straight from ...

It was really good that I decided to take a pic of it and show it to all just to see its incredible result!

This cake/pudding is one of the best date loaves we have tried. It has the added bonus of no eggs or cholesterol which is important being on a low cholesterol diet. I often serve it for desser...

I was skeptical because it looked too easy, but I pushed on ahead as I had some self-raising flour to be used up. I am so glad I did. This recipe was THE BEST... next time I have people over...

Delicious and simple! The recipe tolerates lots of changes - mix'n'match the fruits to your taste. I found the centre of the loaf sunk slightly and looked a bit sticky and uncooked when it was i...

What a wonderful date loaf. I've been makeing this almost every week since I've tried it. Its so easy to make and very tasty. I add chopped nuts along with the dates to give a little crunch. ...

Low fat yet filling and yummy. I had to cook 10 minutes extra.

I loved this cake. I was looking for something healthier and low in fat and this was really yummy. And I'm not even particularly crazy about dates. It was super easy (I bought the dates alread...