Bran Date Bread

Bran Date Bread Recipe

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Helen McBride


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1/4 c
unbleached flour, sifted
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1/2 c
active sourdough starter
3/4 c
1 c
dates, chopped
1 c
all-bran cereal
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
2 large
1/4 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar

How to Make Bran Date Bread


  • 1Sift dry ingredients together.
  • 2Dust dates with 1 tablespoon flour mixture, then add to the bowl.
  • 3Then add the brown sugar, all bran, and grated lemon peel.
  • 4Combine 3/4 cup buttermilk, 2 beaten eggs and 1/4 cup vegetable oil.
  • 5Add all at once to flour mixture with the sourdough starter, stirring until well moistened.
  • 6Pour into greased or waxpaper lined loaf pan about 9 x 5-inches.
  • 7Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  • 8Allow to stand 10 minutes in pan and then remove from pan and cool until cold.
  • 9Wrap in plastic wrap or foil and place in
  • 10Use cream cheese or home made butter on this bread for an out of this world taste.

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About Bran Date Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy