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  • 1 cup chopped dried dates
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 400 g can Wattie's Simply Diced Apple
  • 2 Tbsp crystallised ginger
  • 2 Tbsp softened butter
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • ¾ cup sugar (caster is best)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp ground ginger

Diced Apples

Delicious crunchy apples are picked when perfectly ready.


1. In a bowl put the dates, baking soda, Wattie's Simply Diced Apple, crystallised ginger, ground ginger and boiling water. Stir well.

2. In another bowl, mix the butter and sugar together and then beat in the egg. Gradually blend in the date mixture and sifted flour.

3. Spoon into a greased and floured 25cm x 11cm loaf tin.

4. Bake at 180°C for 1 hour or until the cake is cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a cake rack to cool.

Serve sliced with butter or a slice of cheddar cheese for a change.

Rate and Review

9 Ratings Apple and Date Loaf

Reviews (9)

Tamryn's Review | Rating

This is one of those recipes that remind you of when you were a kid. Very yummy.

gaynor's Review | Rating

Quick easy and well moist, yummy.

Wendy's Rating
Pam Smith's Review | Rating

I make this recipe over and over again. So easy and everyone loves it!

Julia Law's Review | Rating

I have been baking this loaf to take to a market and also to give to my friends for months now. Absolutely EVERYONE loves it. When I make it for myself and my partner it doesn't last long at all. Thank you Food in a Minute.

kamla masalawalla's Review | Rating

a beautiful moist and easy loaf to make .
even better the next day.well done ,love your fantastic recipes .

Phil's Review | Rating

great recipe :-0

Tracey's Review | Rating

This loaf is easy to make and very yummy, will definitely be making it again!

Michele's Review | Rating

Mine was dry and crumbly - why