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    Milk Chocolate, Date and Walnut Loaf

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    20 mins

    50 mins

    JustJanS's Note:

    I came across this when looking to use some of the walnuts and dates I have in my pantry. A magazine find, it's yummy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    loaf

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place dates and water in a saucepan over low heat; cook for 5-10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
    2. 2
      Remove from heat;add the soda, stir and allow to cool.
    3. 3
      Preheat oven to 180°C.
    4. 4
      Grease and line a loaf pan 10cm x21cm, 7 cm deep.
    5. 5
      Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, stir with a metal spoon for 5 minutes, or until chocolate is melted; remove from heat and cool.
    6. 6
      Using a mixer, cream butter, sugar and maple syrup until pale and creamy; add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each egg is added.
    7. 7
      Stir in melted chocolate.
    8. 8
      Sift flour over this chocolate mixture, then using a metal spoon, fold in until combined.
    9. 9
      Fold in the dates and walnuts, then spoon into prepared pan.
    10. 10
      Bake for 50 minutes or until cooked when a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
    11. 11
      Allow to stand in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out to a wire rack to cool.
    12. 12
      Serve sliced (and buttered if you wish).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 30, 2010

      55

      5 or more stars - I used this batter and put into muffin papers - worked so well and they are delicious. I did add extra walnuts. I had great success here.

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    • on July 15, 2008

      55

      Followed the recipe pretty much, but did use a rounded cup of chopped dates! Served it with my posted recipe for orange butter ~ Very nice! [Made & reviewed as a recipenapped tag in Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #18]

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    Nutritional Facts for Milk Chocolate, Date and Walnut Loaf

    Serving Size: 1 (99 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 388.6
     
    Calories from Fat 186
    48%
    Total Fat 20.7 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 8.5 g
    42%
    Cholesterol 61.3 mg
    20%
    Sodium 392.6 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.4 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 31.1 g
    124%
    Protein 5.8 g
    11%

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