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“This is another really old, but truly good sweet bread recipe. It is great to serve during the holidays. You will wow your friends with this one! When cool, I like to sift confectionary's sugar on the top. You may spread softened cream cheese on the slices if you desire.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
12-14
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, sift together 2 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a small bowl, combine dates, orange rind, and walnuts with 1 tablespoons flour and set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the beaten egg, sugar, butter and orange juice; blend well. Stir into the dry ingredients, blending well.
  4. Stir in date mixture and blend well.
  5. Pour into greased and floured 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 1 hour or until bread tests done.
  7. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan; cool on rack.

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