Mini Date-Orange Loaves

Mini Date-Orange Loaves

These individual miniature loaves of date-orange bread are an appealing flavor treat perfect with coffee or tea.

20 min. prep time
24 servings
151 Rating


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 3 (5x3 3/4-inch) mini loaf pans; set aside.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in bowl. Stir milk, orange juice, butter, egg, and orange zest into flour mixture. Stir until ingredients are moistened. Stir in dates and nuts.

Divide batter among prepared pans. Bake 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely. Wrap tightly in aluminum foil.

Recipe Tip

A greased 9x5x3-inch baking pan may also be used. Bake 60-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. 16 servings

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 150

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 135mg

Carbohydrates: 23g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #12365©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I used the 9x5 loaf pan and walnuts in place of the pecans and the bread was moist and delicious with the taste of orange a nice touch

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