Mini Date-Orange Loaves
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Mini Date-Orange Loaves

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

20 min
1 hr 30 min


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup chopped dates

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

3/4 cup milk

3/4 cup orange juice

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in medium bowl; set aside. Add dates, pecans and orange zest to flour mixture; stir to combine.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine milk, orange juice, butter and egg in large bowl. Slowly add flour mixture to wet ingredients; stir until just combined.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

Tip #1

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


6Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
135Sodium (mg)
23Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  April 10, 2009

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

— says Suzanne
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