Date Bread

susan simons


This is another one of my Grandma Eunice Kaphingst's Date recipes, It's so easy to tell her most used recipes the cards they are written on are so worn and comments written on them.


★★★★★ 3 votes



  • 1 c
    dates, chopped
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    nuts, chopped (optional)

How to Make Date Bread


  1. Pour boiling water over dates, let stand until water cools.
  2. Sift together flour, soda, and salt.
  3. Cream together shortening and sugar, add egg, add flour alternatley with date mixture. Blend in nuts.
  4. Pour into well greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
    Bake at 350 degrees about 45 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Date Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

Show 14 Comments & Reviews

Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread Recipe

Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The absolute best zucchini bread recipe ever! So moist and full of flavor, you're going to love this Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread. Click here for the Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread...

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!