Better late than never…. Molly Cake Recipe

As requested by the walkers on the Swaledale Hostel weekend, sorry its taken so long !

250g dates chopped

300ml water

85g plain flour

1 tsp mixed spice

85g wholemeal flour

500g dried mixed fruit

50g ground almonds

80ml orange juice

Put dates and water into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Remove from heat.

Sieve plain flour, baking powder, and spice into a bowl. Add wholemeal flour, fruit and almonds. Mix then stir in date mixture and orange juice. put into a lined 900g loaf tin and bake at 170 for 45 – 50 mins. Mixture can be divided into 2 smaller tins and cooked aprox 35-40 mins.

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