Date and Ginger Loaf

Date and Ginger Loaf
10 Mins
Prep time
55 Mins
Cooking time
Serves 12

What you need

  • 1 cup chopped dates, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup glace ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/2 cups SR flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 125g tub PHILADELPHIA Light Spreadable Cream Cheese

How to make it

  1. PLACE the dates, ginger and bi-carb in a bowl. Pour 1 cup boiling water over the top and stand for 10 minutes.
  2. COMBINE the flour, sugar and spice. Fold in the date mixture and beaten egg. Pour into a lined 20 x 10 cm loaf pan. Bake at 180ÂșC for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool on a cake rack.
  3. CUT into slices and serve spread with some PHILLY.