Fig and Date Bread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

This is amazing sliced with some cream cheese spread on it!

Top Review by tamibic

I got some dates when I was in Palm Springs for my husband and he was not eating them very fast so I thought I would try this. I do not care for dates very much and this was soooo goood. I used brown sugar and it got a little dark but not burnt and oh man Hubby loved it and so did I !!!! A real treat because I havent been very successful at quick breads so far THANK_YOU

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Lightly grease an 8x4 inch baking pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the dates, figs, butter and baking soda.
  4. Pour in the boiling water, stir well and let stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Beat the sugar, walnuts and eggs into the date mixture.
  6. Combine the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the date mixture just until blended.
  7. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.
  9. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

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