Vegan Date Nut Bread

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    1hr 0mins
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based on 2 ratings

A moist, not-too-sweet loaf cake that's delicious for breakfast, tea time, or dessert. Hard to mess up!

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recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • Ground flaxseed icon
    Ground flaxseed
    1 tbsp (8g)
  • Water icon
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Dates icon
    1.5 cups (223g)
  • Water icon
    2 cups (480ml)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    2 cups (259g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    1 tbsp (14g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    about ¼ tsp (2g)
  • Demerara sugar icon
    Demerara sugar
    about ¾ cup (146g)
  • Apple cider vinegar icon
    Apple cider vinegar
    1 tsp (5ml)
  • Almond milk icon
    Almond milk
    ¾ cup (180ml)
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Walnuts icon
    about ½ cup (58g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup
  • kCook icon Loaf pan - 9"
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add ground flaxseed and water to a clean small bowl
  2. Mix with teaspoon then set aside
  3. Add dates and water to a clean medium bowl
  4. Soak and continue - approx 10 min
  5. Add all purpose flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon, sea salt and demerara sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Whisk briefly until combined
  7. Add apple cider vinegar and almond milk to a clean glass measuring cup
  8. Whisk vigorously until frothy
  9. Add coconut oil to the wet ingredients
  10. Transfer mixture to wet ingredients
  11. Transfer wet ingredients to batter bit by bit
  12. Stir until just combined
  13. Add walnuts to the batter
  14. Drain soaked fruit
  15. Transfer soaked fruit to batter
  16. Fold gently
  17. Grease a clean loaf pan
  18. Transfer batter to loaf pan
  19. Bake until skewer tests clean - 40 min, 175°C
  20. Let cool completely
  21. Serve
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