Dates are amazing!!! They are high in iron, fiber and calcium, and give this loaf cake its rich and sweet texture with no added sugar. Its been said that a date-a-day is good for your health, now you can have your date-cake, and eat it too! This recipe is fast and easy and is as delicious for breakfast as it is dessert!
13 ounces dates, pitted and chopped
1 cup coffee, super hot
1 tablespoon crushed ginger
1 cup self rising flour (if you don't have self rising, make your own using 1 cup flour, 1 1/3 teaspoons baking powder and 1/3 teaspoon salt)
Add dates to bowl, and cover with hot coffee. Let soak overnight, or until soft. Smash dates with fork, add flour and ginger, then stir until well combined. Pour into well-greased loaf pan and bake at 320 degrees for 45 minutes. Serve with your favorite preserves or butter, and enjoy!