Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

Healthy date and walnut tea loaf cake made from simple ingredients and no sugar! Natural sweetness from dates and delicious walnuts

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Slice of Date and Walnut Loaf Cake

This lovely tea loaf recipe is healthy enough to serve for breakfast, with only 200 calories per slice!

Ingredients for a Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

Dates are already delicious, but soaking them in hot tea for a few minutes intensifies their flavour.

Soak the dates in Tea for Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

Add the chopped walnuts, egg and cinnamon and stir together, before adding the flour so that everything distributes evenly.

Chopped walnuts for Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

The cake batter for this loaf is quite a thick batter so you'll need to keep stirring to combine and then smooth it over when you scrape it into your loaf tin.

Stirring batter for Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

It's easiest to use baking paper to line your loaf tin.

Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

Bake for an hour, it's difficult to test this cake by inserting a skewer because the dates will still be quite moist after baking, but 1 hour on a low heat will be enough.

Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

It's beautiful spread with butter while still warm! Or toasted later, with cream cheese. You can serve it hot or cold.

Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe

See how crammed with dates this cake is.

I hope you enjoy this recipe!

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Date and Walnut Loaf Cake Recipe


Recipe Category: Cake

Recipe Cuisine: British

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 60 mins

Servings: 12

Calories: 202

Rating: 5 from 3 votes


INGREDIENTS

  • 300g Dates
  • 100g Walnuts
  • 225g Self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Egg
  • 225 ml Hot Water
  • 1 Tea bag

RECIPE METHOD

  • Pour the hot water over the stoned chopped dates and tea bag, allow to soak for 5 minutes, remove tea bag
  • Add the beaten egg, chopped walnuts and cinnamon, stir
  • Add in the flour and combine thoroughly
  • Scrape into a lined loaf tin and bake for 1 hour at gas mark 5 (190c/375F)


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Comments (2)


Cat:

26th of March 2024

Thank you Deanna, hope you enjoy it!


Deanna :

23rd of March 2024

This looks delicious! I cannot wait to make it! Thank you!



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