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Contributed by Healthy Recipes For Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • From: Forbidden Foods Diabetic Cooking by Maggie Powers
  • Yield: 16 Servings



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Place the dried dates and water in a small saucepan;
  3. Heat over medium heat until the water simmers;
  4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  6. in a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, walnuts, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  7. Make a well in the center.
  8. in another medium bowl, stir together the brown sugar, milk, oil, egg, and vanilla until well blended.
  9. Pour into the well of the flour mixture; Stir just until combined (do not over-mix), about 1 minute.
  10. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  11. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  12. Cool in the pan on a rack, 5-10 Minutes
  13. Then remove from the pan and place on the rack to finish cooling.

Nutrition information[]

  • 142 Calories:
  • 2 g Protein
  • 71 mg Sodium
  • 14 mg Cholesterol
  • 5 g Fat
  • 24 g Carbs
  • Exchanges: 1½ carbs, 1 fat