Orange Date Nut Bread

Orange Date Nut Bread

This moist and buttery quick bread is full of chopped dates and pecans.

25 min.prep time 2:20total time
16 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange peel
2 eggs
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9x5-inch loaf pan. Set aside.

Combine sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add sour cream, orange juice, orange peel and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and baking soda. Beat until well mixed. Gently stir in dates and pecans by hand.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely. .

TIP: For easier slicing, wrap bread tightly in foil or plastic food wrap and store overnight.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 0

Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 0mg

Carbohydrates: 0g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #13218©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I haven't made this bread yet....but I plan to. My mom who now has Alzheimer's, used to make Orange Date Nut Bread every Christmas, one of my fondest memories.
The error has not been updated and that was in 2012 that you were made aware of the problem Make sure tochange so the 1 /34 cup is in red ....
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Thanks for your comment. We have made this correction.
Posted November 25, 2013

by far the best bread of this kind I have ever made and I am 70 years old.
My bread was a flop. The recipe said 3/4 cup flour. I reread it later and realized it said 1 3/4 cup flour. You need to change your recipe.
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The recipe ingredients listing has been updated so the 1 3/4 cup measurement appears in red. It should be clearer to the cook. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
Posted January 21, 2012
One of the best orange and date breads I have made.

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