Orange-Date Bread "Magic Manna"

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Lyn Starr

By
@lynstarr

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.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 21 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes One Loaf
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
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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

  • 1Preheat oven to 350

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