Pella Chronicle

February 20, 2013

Orange-Date Bread


The Chronicle

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Ingredients

1 c dates
1 md orange
1/2 c nuts
2 c flour
1 c sugar
1 c water, boiling
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 Tbsp shortening (butter)


 
 

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350



Put dates and orange rind through medium blade of grinder.
2
reserve orange juice and add boiling water to make one cup liquid. Pour over date and orange peel. Add shortening (butter) to date mixture.
3
In a large bowl, put sifted dry ingredients. Slowly add date mixture, vanilla and well beaten egg. Add nuts.
4
Bake in a well-greased loaf pan, 1 hour at 350.