Ina Garten Date Nut Spice Bread

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 Loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl combine dates and orange liqueur and "marinate" for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Prepare loaf pan (8x5); butter bottom, line with parchment paper, butter again and flour.
  • Sift together flour, and next 6 ingredients. Set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter and brown sugar for 1 minute. Then, at low speed, add egg, vanilla, and orange zest. Add flour mixture alternately with orange juice. Beat only until combined.
  • Mix in pecans and dates with liquid by hand.
  • Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack.
  • To make the orange cream cheese, add add ingredients together and combine with electric mixer.
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