Winteringham Village Recipes
Date & Walnut Loaf

Delicious home-cooked recipes suggested by the villagers of Winteringham, Lincolnshire

 

Date and Walnut Loaf

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8 ozs  dates, cut up in a bowl
4 ozs  sugar
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
Pinch of salt

1 teacup of boiling water

8 ozs self raising flour

2 ozs chopped walnuts


Add the sugar to the dates in the bowl, with the bicarbonate of soda and the salt.

 

Pour the teacup of boiling water over the above, and mix well together.

 

Add the self-raising flour, and the walnuts, and mix again.

 

Divide into 2 loaf tins.

 

Bake in a moderate oven for 45 minutes at 180C (350F) (Gas 4)

 

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