Farmhouse Buttermilk Date Nut Bread with Creamy Or

Farmhouse Buttermilk Date Nut Bread With Creamy Or Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


Dates, nuts, orange combine in this delightful bread to make a nice combination. The orange glaze is optional, but very good. You can double the recipe to make 4 loaves if you wish. Source: unknown


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    1/2 cup sugar
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    1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick), softened
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    1 egg
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    1/2 cup buttermilk
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    1/2 tsp. vanilla
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    1 cup flour
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    1/2 tsp. baking soda
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    1/2 tsp. baking powder
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    pinch salt
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    1/2 cup chopped dates
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    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
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    1 tbsp. grated orange peel
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    creamy orange glaze, recipe follows

How to Make Farmhouse Buttermilk Date Nut Bread with Creamy Or


  1. Beat together first 5 ingredients til mixture is blended. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt all at once. Beat til blended. Don't overbeat. Stir in dates, walnuts and orange peel.
  2. Divide batter between 2 greased 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch loaf pans. Place pans on cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or til a cake tester, inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan for 10 minutes, remove loaves from pan and continue cooling on rack. Brush tops lightly with creamy orange glaze. Makes 2 loaves
  3. Creamy Orange Glaze:
    1 Tbsp. cream
    1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
    2 tsp. grated orange peel
    2 Tbsp. finely chopped walnuts

    Stir together all ingredients til blended.

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About Farmhouse Buttermilk Date Nut Bread with Creamy Or

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads

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