Date Pecan Bread

Carl Smith

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@CarlJoeSmith2



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Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This would be great for breakfast, brunch or a midnight snack!

Ingredients

1/2 c
dates, dried, finely chopped
1
egg
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 c
all purpose sifted flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
orange juice
1/4 c
water
1 c
chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1Soak dates for 2 hours in water, then drain and dry on paper towel.
2In a bowl, mix egg, sugar and butter.
3Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt.
4Add dry ingredients alternately with orange juice and water, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
5Stir in dates and pecans and beat until well blended.
6Pour mixture into a greased 9x5x3" loaf pan.
7Bake in a preheated 350 oven for about 2 hours, or until bread tests done in the center.
8Unmold and cool on a rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy