Orange Date Nut Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 large orange
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
This is a sweet loaf that is perfect served with coffee or tea.
  • Grate orange rind.
  • Squeeze juice from orange and combine with enough boiling water to equal 1 cup.
  • Pour into a bowl and add rind and dates.
  • Stir in baking soda, sugar, butter, vanilla and egg.
  • Sift together flour, baking power and salt.
  • Add to¬†mixture, beating¬†thoroughly.
  • Stir in walnuts.
  • Spoon mixture into a greased loaf pan.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 50 minutes.
  • Cool completely before removing from pan.

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