Date and Walnut Loaf - Dairy Free & Fat Free

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Carolyn Jay

This is a very tasty, moist, sin free loaf. When sliced it's also great toasted, spread with low fat cream cheese. You can also include mixed nuts & carob buttons to the walnuts as a variation. You can also substitute the maple syrup for golden syrup. The loaf also freezes well.

Top Review by Banjos M.

I also used the recipe, it did need more water, but substituted the flour for oat flour it was delish, so it became wheat free & dairy free, it was a hit for my gym class Today I have changed it slightly, substituted the walnuts for almonds, & added some freshly grated ginger maybe a tablespoon, also added more water but also some evo (extra virgin olive oil) it is in the oven now in muffin tins & smells divine

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate (180C/160C fan forced) Grease a 14cm x 21cm loaf pan.
  2. Combine dates and maple syrup in a large heatproof bowl, add the boiling water and stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Add walnuts, sugar, rolled oats, sifted flour and soda, stir into date mixture until well combined.
  4. Spread mixture into the prepared pan, sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake for approximately 50 minutes or until cooked when tested. Stand for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
  5. Enjoy!

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