The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics) | How to make The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics)

By Sonali Bisht  |  24th May 2016  |  
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The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics)by Sonali Bisht
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    35

    mins
  • Serves

    4

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About The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics) Recipe

This is an adapted version of date loaf from the internet. My mom is a diabetic but still forever ready to appreciate my novice baking attempts. This one is for you Maa..no eggs no sugar and no maida .

The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics)

Ingredients to make The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics)

  • Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
  • dates- 3/4 cup
  • Milk - 1.5 cup
  • olive Oil -half cup
  • baking soda-1 tsp
  • Baking powder-3/4 tsp
  • walnuts dry roasted- half cup
  • cinnamon powder-half tsp *optional*
  • sultanas/black currants-2 tbsp optional

How to make The date and walnut loaf (for diabetics)

  1. Preheat oven at 180 degree centigrade
  2. Soak deseeded dates in half cup of warm milk.
  3. Leave 2 tbsp dates chopped aside
  4. Blend soaked dates into a smooth paste
  5. In a bowl sift flour , baking powder and baking soda from a height.
  6. Blend oil , remaining milk and date paste together
  7. Gently fold in the dry ingredients
  8. Add walnuts and chopped dates along with the sultanas.leave few to garnish
  9. In a greased 9 inch loaf pan , pour the batter
  10. Garnish with remaining nuts
  11. Bake at 180 for 35 to 40 mins till toothpick comes clean

My Tip:

Though this is a sugarless preparation, you can add 1/4 cup of brown sugar to it if you want to bake it for children.

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