Date Bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 84.1
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.5 mg
  • Sodium: 97.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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This bread uses dried fruit as its only sweetner and it's delicious! This bread uses dried fruit as its only sweetner and it's delicious!
Number of Servings: 24


    8oz package unsweetened dates, pitted
    1 cup raisins
    1 1/2 cups boiling water
    1 egg
    1 tsp vanilla
    1/4 cup walnuts
    2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 tsp baking soad
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 tsp salt


Combine dates and raisins in medium bowl and pour boiling water over them. Let mnixture sit until it cools slightly. Pour cooled mixture into blender container. Add eggs and vanilla and blend until fruit is coarsely minced.

Stir together nuts and dry indredients in a separate bolw. Pour date/raisin mixture into flour mixture. Stir until well blended. Batter will be thick.

Spread batter evenly in prepared loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Cool on rack completely. Cut into 12 large pieces or 24 half pieces.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DIROB**.

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  • Incredible!
    So so good. Very moist. I used all dates and no raisins. - 9/25/18

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  • Very Good
    This doesn't have the cake-like texture of regular date bread, but my kids both loved it! Wonderful for breakfast with some low-fat cream cheese. - 7/12/14

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