Date and Walnut Bread

Preparation info

  • Makes


    large loaf
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

The ready-prepared and packaged sugar-coated chopped dates are ideal for this recipe. Find them in most supermarkets.


  • 350 g/12 oz self-raising flour
  • ½ level teaspoon salt


Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Stir in the sugar, walnuts and dates. Crack in the eggs and add the milk. Using a wooden spoon, stir to mix the ingredients together and then beat thoroughly to make a fairly soft mixture. Add the melted butter and stir in thoroughly.

Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined large (23- by