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Date Orange Bread

"The orange flavor gives lift to the date flavor."
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1 h 15 m servings 239 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 -9x5x3 inch loaf)


  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 311 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  2. Beat egg slightly. Add butter and sugar. Beat smooth. Zest one orange; set 1 tablespoon zest aside. Juice 2 oranges. Place juice in a 1 cup measure and add boiling water to fill the cup. Stir zest, juice and vanilla into batter.
  3. In another bowl, put flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Stir in walnuts and dates. Pour over batter. Stir to moisten. Spoon into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake in 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 1 hour until it tests done. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Finish cooling and wrap.

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  1. 18 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Awesome. Easy, and tasty.

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe to the T. Middle of cake fell leaving a hole. What did I do wrong? So disappointed .

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Awesome. Easy, and tasty.

Delicious smelling bread. It's moist with a sweet crust. Very tasty! Using fresh orange juice is time consuming.

It is a great recipe and easy to follow. I substituted the dates with dried cranberries and almonds, and everyone absolutely loved it!

Very delicious! I was confused by step 2's instruction to set aside 1 tbsp of zest - and do what with it? So I used the entire zest of one orange, and I used the juice of three fairly small na...

Great recipe! Everyone at work loved it!

This bread was very good. I added some dried cranberries to give it more color and flavor.It was the best. went very fast

I've made this recipe twice now. The first time it was delicious. Lots of compliments, and lots of requests for the recipe. Although I was very satisfied, I had been looking for something aki...

This is a good recipe and makes a big loaf. Easy to put together from basic pantry ingredients. Flavor and texture improve over a couple of days.

It was delicious. I had some dates left over from Christmas baking I needed to use. My boyfriend and I both loved it. Will make again.