STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food
sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This recipe is originally from The Nut Tree of Vacaville. I have yet to try it but posted for safe keeping.”
1hr 40mins
1 large loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the baking soda and the boiling water and pour over the dates in a mixing bowl. Let cool to lukewarm. Add the brown sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla, mixing well with a wooden spoon.
  2. Sift the flour with the salt and baking powder. Sift into the date mixture and stir until it is well-mixed; batter will be lumpy. Fold in walnuts. Pour batter into greased 9-inch-by-5-inch loaf pan and bake for 65 to 80 minutes or until tester comes out clean.
  3. Remove from pan while still warm. Combine ingredients for glaze, boil together for two minutes and brush on top warm date nut bread. Cool on wire rack.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a