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Date Nut Bread Recipe
|Dates||1 Cup (16 tbs), halved|
|Boiling water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar/Granulated sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||1 Tablespoon|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2802 Calories from Fat 877
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 97 g149.3%
Saturated Fat 21.1 g105.4%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg
Sodium 3697.6 mg154.1%
Total Carbohydrates 460 g153.3%
Dietary Fiber 26 g104%
Sugars 280.7 g
Protein 46 g91.5%
Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 35.2%
Calcium 39.8% Iron 71.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Let stand about 10 minutes.
Mix sugar, peel, shortening and egg.
Blend in date mixture, then flour, salt and nuts.
Spread batter in 8x4- or 9x5-in loaf baking dish lined on bottom with wax paper.
Shield ends of loaf with 2-in wide strips of foil, covering 1 in of batter and molding remainder around handles of dish.
Center loaf dish on inverted saucer in oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 8 minutes, rotating 1/4 turn every 2 minutes.
Increase power to High.
Microwave 2 to 6 minutes.
If using clear glass dish, check for doneness by looking through bottom.
No unbaked batter should appear in center.
Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before removing from dish.