Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

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Lyn Starr

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Grandma Marilyn's Magic Manna...oooh sooo good! We knew it was Fall when our home smelled heavenly, of dates and oranges and sweet bread.

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And we have a new go-to recipe! This is absolutely delicious and jam-packed with robust flavor. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 21 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes One Loaf
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    dates
  • 1 medium
    orange
  • 1/2 c
    nuts
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    water, boiling
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening (butter)

How to Make Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350

    Put dates and orange rind through medium blade of grinder.
  2. reserve orange juice and add boiling water to make one cup liquid. Pour over date and orange peel. Add shortening (butter) to date mixture.
  3. In a large bowl, put sifted dry ingredients. Slowly add date mixture, vanilla and well beaten egg. Add nuts.
  4. Bake in a well-greased loaf pan, 1 hour at 350.

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About Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #tea #Party



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