orange-date bread "magic manna"

★★★★☆ 21
a recipe by
Lyn Starr
Bakersfield, CA

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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★★★★☆ 21
serves Makes One Loaf
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For orange-date bread "magic manna"

  • 1 c
  • 1 md
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    water, boiling
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening (butter)

How To Make orange-date bread "magic manna"

  • 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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