Chocolate Date Loaf I

Chocolate Date Loaf I


"This is a delicious tea loaf, that cuts better the second day. Serve with a spread."
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1 h 25 m servings 256 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 326 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine chopped dates, boiling water, and soda. Stir, and allow to cool.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and nuts.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together egg, salt, sugar, and vanilla. Blend together melted chocolate and melted butter or margarine; stir into batter. Stir in date mixture. Add flour mixture, and stir to mix. Scrape into a greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until it tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan.



I had a few problems with this recipe. The first is the fact there were too many "bowls" to get this together. Next time, I will melt the butter and the chocolate together in the microwave. ...

this was disappointing, dry, and chocolate overpowered the date flavour. Continue looking at other recipes