Date Loaf Cake


Very much like sticky date pudding - nice and moist, and made without eggs.

close up view of a slice of Date Loaf Cake on a white plate
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 - 9x5 inch loaf pan


  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar

  • ¼ cup margarine

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 ¾ cups self-rising flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

  2. In a large bowl, combine dates, brown sugar, margarine and boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes. Stir in flour, soda and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
4g Fat
41g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 386mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 130mg 3%

* 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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