The Musette: Five-a-day date slice

This recipe was inspired by a can of pineapple chunks I found at the back of the store cupboard, a surfeit of dates from some Moroccan friends and the remainder of the vegetable drawer in the fridge. No one ever believes me when I tell them what’s in the cake but I’m often asked for the recipe and it flies off the plates at cycling club events. I like to think that with all those vegetables, it’s got to be good for you, hasn’t it? I’m not 100% sure but I think a piece of this would qualify as one of your five a day. It proves that delicious goodies can be made without eggs, butter or sugar. It keeps well in the fridge, or freezer, and we often use it for mid-ride refuelling. Continue reading