1Beat 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.
2Divide 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