Date and sultana loaf
- Place the water, sugar, butter, golden syrup, dates and sultanas in a saucepan.
- Bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool.
- Preheat the oven to 180C.
- Add the sifted ingredients to the boiled fruit mixture and stir well.
- Pour into a lined, greased 23cm loaf tin and bake for about an hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
- Cool on a wire rack.