Date and Molasses Gingerbread Loaf Recipe (makes 1 loaf)

Gluten free, egg free, dairy free, vegan


120mls vegetable oil
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp molasses or treacle
1 cup dates, chopped
1/2 cup rice flour
1/2 cup tapioca flour
1/2 cup buckwheat flour
1/4 cup millet flour
1 Tbsp ground linseed
1 tsp GF baking powder
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup boiling water
1 egg or 2 tsp Egg Sub and 2 Tbsp milk


1) Preheat oven to 170C
2) Combine oil, sugar and molasses and heat to soften and dissolve. Add dates.
3) Sift flours, spices and baking powder
4) Dissolve baking soda in boiling water, add to date and sugar mixture
5) Add half of the dry ingredients to date mixture and stir to combine.
6) Add eggs, or blended Egg Sub with the milk
7) Add remaining dry ingredients to give a soft texture  not too heavy, not too runny. Add more milk if necessary.
8) Pour into a lined and greased loaf tin and bake 35 – 40 minutes

– Ros at Spoilt For Choice

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