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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Rating:
★★★★☆ 21 votes
Comments:
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)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350

Put dates and orange rind through medium blade of grinder.

2reserve orange juice and add boiling water to make one cup liquid. Pour over date and orange peel. Add shortening (butter) to date mixture.

3In a large bowl, put sifted dry ingredients. Slowly add date mixture, vanilla and well beaten egg. Add nuts.

4Bake 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