Date Fruit Loaf cake

Date Fruit Introduction

Iranian Dates are one of the best sweet and delicious foods in between people. This fruit is rich source of high nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes, fibers for us. Iranian Date fruit is useful and health for our body. We can mention a lot of benefit of this fruit for you including: regulate the digestive process, treats anemia, gaining weight, cancer, helps heart, pregnancy, and etc. Some health experts have said that eating one date per each day is necessary for a balanced and healthy diet. All these contents are encouraged people to use date in different terms including: various desserts, nuts, snakes, salads, foods and drinks.
We'll mention one of the most delicious Iranian desserts for you.

Iranian Date Fruit Loaf Cake


  • 180g dates, stones removed and chopped
  • 200g dark brown soft sugar
  • 55g butter or margarine
  • 250ml boiling water
  • 220g self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Grease and flour a 23x13cm loaf tin.In a large bowl, combine dates, brown sugar, margarine and boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes. Stir in flour, bicarb and vanilla. Pour batter into prepared tin.Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Allow to cool.