Pecan and Date Soda Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Large Loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Secret of Spice: Recipes and ideas to help you live longer, look younger and feel your very best

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2019

  • About

I’m not the world’s greatest baker, but even I can get this one right!


  • 450 g wholemeal rye flour
  • 50 g porridge oats
  • 50 g


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 and line a baking sheet with baking paper.

Mix the flour, oats, pecans, figs, dates, salt, aniseed, cinnamon, mastic and bicarbonate of soda together in a large bowl.

Make a well in the middle of the mixture and pour in the but