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Ginger date loaf

Serves: 14
Prep: 15
Cook: 55

    This moist loaf is a perfect healthy mid-morning snack to keep you going until lunchtime.


    • 1 ¼ cups dried dates, chopped
    • 1 cup water
    • 2 tbs margarine
    • ½ cup sugar
    • ⅓ cup crystallised ginger, finely chopped
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • ¾ cup soy flour
    • ⅓ cup potato flour
    • ⅓ cup rice flour
    • 2 tsp gluten-free baking powder


    1. Place dates, water, margarine and sugar into a medium saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat and boil gently for 2 minutes or microwave on high 100% for 4 minutes. Add ginger and allow to cool.
    2. Stir through beaten egg. Sift flours and baking powder together and fold into date mixture. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased and lined 12cm x 22cm loaf tin.
    3. Bake in a moderate oven, 180°C for 50 minutes. Cool before slicing.


    Remember to always check the label of each ingredient to ensure it is gluten free.

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