If you love baking bread, try mixing it up with these date and walnut rolls! So easy, you'll be rock-and-rolling in no time!
- melted unsalted butter, for greasing
- 75 g unsalted butter, chopped
- 1.5 cups water
- 250 g packet pitted dates, finely chopped
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 2 cups self-raising flour
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- ½ tsp mixed spice
- 1 free-range egg, lightly beaten
- ¼ cup golden syrup
- butter, to serve
- Brush two 8cm x 19cm nut roll tins with butter. Line lids from both ends with baking paper. Replace lids at one end. Stand tins upright, lid-side down, on an oven tray
- Stir butter and water in a medium saucepan over a low heat until melted. Add dates. Bring to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in soda. Stand at room temperature to cool.
- Combine sugar, walnuts, combined sifted flour and spices in a large bowl. Stir in date mixture, egg, and syrup until combined. Divide evenly between tins. Place lids on top.
- Cook upright, in a moderately slow oven (160C) for 45 minutes. Remove. Stand in tins for 20 minutes. Remove all lids. Gently slide out rolls onto a wire rack to cool.
- Serve warm or cold rolls cut into slices with butter.
This recipe is…
Please note, nutritional information is approximate and based on the uncooked ingredients.
|- Saturated fat||4.6 g|
|Total carbohydrates||65.2 g|
|- Sugars||45.6 g|
|Dietary fibre||2.7 g|