Honey Date Bread

Summary

Yield
Servings
Source

Mom's favorite from Farm Journal

Prep time1 1⁄2 hours
Recipe Typesbreads

Description

Dark date bread, with a twist of citrus and honey.

Ingredients

2cchopped pitted dates
2Tshortening
2⁄3cbrown sugar
1⁄2choney
1tvanilla extract
1Tgrated orange peel
3⁄4chot water
1⁄4corange juice
1 egg beaten
2call purpose flour
1tbaking soda
1tspsalt

Instructions

Mix together dates, shortening, brown sugar, honey vanilla, orange peel, hot water and orange juice into a bowl; let  it set about 15 min.

Meanwhile, sift:

2 c. flour

1 t.baking soda

1 t. salt

After 15 min are up, add egg to wet mixture, then sir in dry ingredients--don't beat it, just mix til moistened

Fold in:

1 c. nuts ( I use walnuts--original called for pecans)

Turn into greased 9x5x3" loaf pan

Bake at 325 for about 1 hour; allow it to stand 10 min to cool before you turn it out.  Wrap it when cool & allow it to stand overnight before slicing.

 

 

Notes

I usually foil line the pan and grease that to ensure the loaf will come out whole. 

white pine's picture
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Couldn't figure out how to add extra ingredients-- so they are in the instructions--hope it doesn't confuse.  Give this a try it's good!

 

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Go back in and EDIT. It will give you more ingredient lines. I had that same problem until someone kindly told me the secret.

white pine's picture
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Thanks--thought there must be a way!

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