VJ cooks Date loaf

Date loaf




Yield 1 loaf



  1. Preheat oven to 180.C fanbake
  2. Prepare a loaf tin with baking paper and cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl combine dates, butter, Weetbix, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and boiling water. 
  4. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes. 
  5. Stir in egg and sift in flour. Fold all ingredients together until combined. 
  6. Pour into prepared loaf tin and scatter over brown sugar. 
  7. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until golden and cooked through. 
  8. Remove from the oven and allow to sit in the loaf tin for at least 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.
  9. Best served warm with butter. 

Courses Baking

Cuisine New Zealand

Recipe by VJ Cooks at