Favorite Date Nut Bread

"This is a moist bread. I serve it as a desert! My daughter does not like raisins so I have made this bread increasing the dates to 12 oz and eliminating the raisins."
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Ready In:
1hr 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a loaf pan by spraying with cooking spray.
  • Combine dates, nuts and raisins; sprinkle with baking soda.
  • Pour 1 cup of boiling water over all of this.
  • Cover the bowl and set aside while mixing remaining ingredients.
  • In another bowl, with a pastry blender, mix the flours, sugar, Splenda, baking powder, egg and egg white.
  • Combine the date mixture with the flour mixture, mix well.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted off center comes out clean.

Questions & Replies

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  1. caroljensen949
    what do you do if you don't want Splenda? just substitute with sugar?


  1. JimShoes5k
    Awesome & Easy recipe!!!! Left out the Splenda ( I didn't have any) but didn't increase the sugar.. Came out perfect.
  2. Cubanita
    As all have said, this is delicious. I reduced the sugar, eliminated the raisins, and increased the dates. A good recipe to double and freeze a loaf.
  3. L-Burden
    My mom and I have been looking for a date nut bread recipe that doesn't come out like a brick for YEARS. We finally found it! This is going to be a new family tradition. I'm even giving some mini loaves away this year as gifts. Thanks for sharing!!
  4. REV3674
    This is the best date nut bread recipe I've found after trying several, I also make an all Splenda loaf for my diabetic father.
  5. bigbadbrenda
    Its snowing and what better way to spend the afternoon by baking. This was easy to make and my kitchen smelt so very good. I love date and nut loaf so I thank you so very much. I used pecans that Carol sent from our ornament swap.


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