Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

Recipe Rating:
 21 Ratings
Serves: Makes One Loaf
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

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)

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Lyn Starr Recipe
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Bakersfield, CA (pop. 347,483)
lynstarr
Member Since Sep 2012
Lyn's notes for this recipe:
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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And we have a new go-to recipe! This is absolutely delicious and jam-packed with robust flavor.

Directions

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.

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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Nov 15, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Nov 15, 2012
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user Carol Junkins CarolAJ - Nov 15, 2012
mmm sounds so good, I still have my mom's date nut bread she made every Thanksgiving and Christmas, so good. This sounds great with the orange in it !
user Lyn Starr lynstarr - Nov 15, 2012
THANK YOU Kitchen Crew!!!

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