bran date bread

By Helen McBride
from Wellington, FL

Ingredients For bran date bread

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

How To Make bran date bread

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

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