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Easy Egg Free Date Loaf

Easy Egg-Free Date Loaf

Easy Egg-Free Date Loaf is your answer to what to bake when you don't have eggs or a lot of butter.

Keyword Easy Egg-Free Date Loaf
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Jane Georgiades


  • 1 cup dried dates (plus extra if desired) roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter generous
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon or mixed spice
  • 1 tsp bi-carbonate of soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a conventional sized loaf pan. Combine chopped dates, butter, spice and sugar. Sprinkle over bi-carb soda. Pour over boiling water and mix to combine. Fold in flour until well combined. Spoon mixture into pan and bake in oven until risen and the loaf springs back when touched. Check the loaf after 30 minutes and if it springs back to touch it is ready. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee and don't forget to pack some in the lunch box.