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Date, Honey and Walnut Loaf


Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In bowl, soak chopped dates in 1/2 cup boiling water; let cool.
  • In large bowl, beat Sue Bee® honey, butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  • Stir in date mixture and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and ginger; stir in the date mixture alternately with milk, making 3 additions of dry ingredient and 2 of milk and adding walnuts with last addition.
  • Pour into 4 – 5 cup loaf pan.
  • Bake in 350 F for 1 hour or until tester comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to rack to cool.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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