Pumpkin Date Nut Bread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
PaulaG
Recipe by Marie

A touch of orange juice and orange zest make this a delightfully different and delicious bread for your holiday table or for any time!

Top Review by Geema

Sweet, moist and very delicious! The batter was easy to prepare really filled up the pan. Since I am not a master baker I followed the clear instructions completely, with the exception of adding a bit more cinnamon and some nutmeg as a sub for the pumpkin pie spice. Thank you Marie!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and 1 egg, then beat in second egg until batter is smooth.
  3. Stir in pumpkin, orange zest and orange juice.
  4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and spices, then add nuts and dates.
  5. Pour all at once into batter in mixing bowl and stir by hand only to moisten.
  6. Pour into prepared loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, them remove loaf to rack to cool completely.

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