Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

Lyn Starr

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@lynstarr

Grandma Marilyn's Magic Manna...oooh sooo good! We knew it was Fall when our home smelled heavenly, of dates and oranges and sweet bread.


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Serves:

Makes One Loaf

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

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Ingredients

1 c
dates
1 medium
orange
1/2 c
nuts
2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
1 c
water, boiling
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 Tbsp
shortening (butter)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350

Put dates and orange rind through medium blade of grinder.
2
reserve orange juice and add boiling water to make one cup liquid. Pour over date and orange peel. Add shortening (butter) to date mixture.
3
In a large bowl, put sifted dry ingredients. Slowly add date mixture, vanilla and well beaten egg. Add nuts.
4
Bake in a well-greased loaf pan, 1 hour at 350.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #tea, #Party