Orange Date Nut Bread


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.


30 min


50 min


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