Orange Date Nut Bread Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Orange1 Medium
 Walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pitted dates1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon, melted
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2753 Calories from Fat 833

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.7%

Saturated Fat 23.6 g117.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 276 mg

Sodium 2525.6 mg105.2%

Total Carbohydrates 442 g147.3%

Dietary Fiber 30 g119.9%

Sugars 216.1 g

Protein 53 g105.2%

Vitamin A 28.8% Vitamin C 141.2%

Calcium 104.5% Iron 101.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Use vegetable peeler to cut strips of outer portion of peel from orange; cut peel into 1-inch pieces.
Cut off white membrane from orange; discard.
Quarter orange, discarding seeds.
Place steel blade in work bowl; add peel, walnuts, dates, and 1/4 cup of the flour.
Process with on/off turns till chopped.
Remove from bowl; set aside.
Reinsert steel blade in work bowl.
Add quartered orange, egg, water, and melted butter or margarine; process till nearly smooth.
Stir together remaining 1 3/4 cups flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, and date mixture; add to work bowl.
Process with on/off turns just till flour disappears.
Do not overmix.
Turn into 3 greased 6x3x2-inch loaf pans or one 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.
Bake in 350° oven for 35 to 40 minutes for the small loaves or 55 to 60 minutes for the large loaf.
Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove to wire rack.
Cool thoroughly.
If desired, wrap and store overnight.