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Easy Date Loaf

The recipe this week comes from the featured stitcher, Margaret Attrill. She write, "One of my favourite recipes is below.


  • 4 Weet-Bix crushed. (in the USA you can find British Weetabix in stores like World Market or Harris Teeter)
  • 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 1 egg


Mix Weet-Bix, butter or margarine, bicarbonate of soda, boiling water sugar and dates together.
Stand for five minutes
Add flour and egg to date mixture and mix well.
Pour into a greased and floured loaf tin.
Bake for 1 hour approx at between 150 c and 175 c Varies according to different ovens.

Hope you can understand all these ingredients Roz. We eat it cut into slices and buttered."


Weet-Bix is a high-fiber and low sugar breakfast cereal biscuit manufactured in Australia and New Zealand by the Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing Company, and in South Africa by Bokomo. – Wikipedia

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