Date And Walnut Loaf

Date and Walnut Loaf

Imagine a loaf of bread that’s not just a staple for your morning toast, but a heavenly treat that combines the rich sweetness of dates with the earthy crunch of walnuts. The Date and Walnut Loaf is a delightful creation that effortlessly marries these two flavors into a perfect harmony. At its core, the Date and Walnut Loaf is a type of bread, but it’s not your ordinary loaf. It’s a moist, dense, and slightly sticky creation that’s bursting with the natural goodness of wholesome ingredients.

Whether you enjoy it for breakfast, as an afternoon snack, or as a delightful dessert, the Date and Walnut Loaf is a versatile treat. Toast it and spread a bit of butter for a simple yet decadent start to your day, or pair it with a cup of tea or coffee for a cozy afternoon break. It’s the kind of loaf that makes any moment special. Each bite is a delightful dance between the chewiness of dates and the crunchiness of walnuts.

Date and Walnut Loaf
Date and Walnut Loaf

The Date and Walnut Loaf is more than just bread; it’s a celebration of flavors and textures. It’s a wholesome, satisfying treat that brings together the sweetness of dates, the crunch of walnuts, and the comfort of a perfectly baked loaf. So, the next time you’re craving something special, reach for a slice of this delightful creation and let its goodness envelop your senses.

Date And Walnut Loaf

Course: CakesDifficulty: Easy


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  • Dates – 100 gms, pitted and chopped

  • Butter – 50 gms, cubed

  • Baking Soda – ¼ tsp

  • Hot Water – ¼ cup

  • Castor/Brown Sugar – ½ cup

  • Egg – 1

  • All Purpose Flour – 1 cup

  • Baking Powder – ¾ tsp

  • Salt – 1/8 tsp

  • Walnuts – ½ cup, roughly chopped


  • Add dates, butter and baking soda into a bowl and add the hot water on top of it. Mix well and keep it aside for 10 min for the dates to soften.
  • Add sugar and egg to this and whisk well till combined.
  • Mix together flour, baking powder, salt and about 3/4th quantity of walnuts together and fold it into the batter.
  • Transfer this to a lined loaf tin and top it up with the remaining walnuts.
  • Bake at 180C in a preheated oven for about 35-40 min till the cake is done and a skewer inserted comes out clean.

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