22 Street Lane Nursery - Dish of the Month

December 2023 Dish of the Month Recipe

Festive Date, Ginger & Cinnamon Loaf

Ingredients: • 225g butter • 225g self-raising flour • 225g caster sugar • 150g pitted dates • 5 free-range eggs • 2 tsp ground ginger • 2 tsp ground cinnamon • 1 tsp vanilla essence • 2 tbsp black treacle

Method: 1. Cream your softened butter. 2. Finely chop your dates and set them aside. 3. Add the caster sugar to the butter until they combine into a nice paste. 4. Add your eggs and mix it all together, then add your black treacle and place your dates in the mix. 5. Sieve your measured flour, ginger and cinnamon and combine to the mix with the vanilla. 6. Bake at 175 degrees C for around 35-40 minutes in a loaf tin.

Best served with toffee sauce or warm custard.

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