Friday, 22 July 2016

Pineapple loaf with dates

“Delicious Cakes and Slices” baked by the Solo Valencio Girls, Orange 2014 all profits to Western Care Lodge
Date and Pineapple Loaf
Ingredients: 1 ½ cups (250g) chopped dates; 450g can crushed pineapple; 125g butter; ½ cup castor sugar; 2 eggs, lightly beaten; 2 cups self raising flour
Method: Grease 15cm X 25cm loaf tine, line base with baking paper. Combine dates, undrained pineapple, butter and sugar in a saucepan stirring constantly over heat without boiling until butter melted. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 3 min without stirring. Cool.
Stir in eggs then sifted flour in two lots. Pour into prepared tin. Bake in moderate oven for one hour. Stand for ten minutes before turning out on to wire rack to cool.

Annie Rowland’s contribution from ‘Australian Women’s Weekly Cakes and Slices Cookbook'.

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