In large mixing bowl, combine first 7 ingredients; mix well. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder; gradually add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Stir in dates and pecans. Pour into two greased 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pans.
Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 for 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.