Moist rooibos tea date loaf

Recipe from: 5/14/1998 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 250
    g
    stoned dates
  • 25
    ml
    butter
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 250
    ml
    boiling water
  • 1
    rooibos tea bag
  • 1
    egg, whisked
  • 250
    ml
    caramel brown sugar
  • 125
    ml
    sultanas
  • 125
    ml
    instant oats
  • 125
    ml
    bran
  • 125
    ml
    chopped pecan nuts
  • apple, skinned and coarsely grated
  • 400
    ml
    self-raising flour
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 2
    ml
    salt
 

Method

1 hour
 
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC and spray a 26 x 9 cm loaf tin with non-stick spray. Chop the dates finely and place in a mixing bowl along with the butter and bicarbonate of soda. Pour the boiling water over the tea bag and leave to draw until strong. Pour the tea over the dates and set aside to cool. Cream the egg and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the sultanas, oats, bran, nuts, apple and dates and sift over the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix and turn the batter into the prepared loaf tin. Bake for about 1 hour until done. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the loaf tin. Turn out, slice and serve with butter. Makes 1 large loaf.
 

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