Walnut Date Bread

Create homemade Walnut Date Bread with a combination of sweet, pitted, chopped dates and walnuts for a surprisingly nice texture with this Walnut Date Bread Recipe.

CATEGORY
Flours & Dough

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate

YIELD
1 loaf (12 slices)

TOTAL TIME
1 hour 40 mins

Ingredients

• 240 ml Water (hot)
• 340 g Dates (dried, pitted, and chopped)
• 55 g Butter (unsalted & cut into pieces)
• 120 g Flour (whole wheat)
• 125 g All-Purpose Flour
• 150 g Sugar (granulated)
• 125 g Walnuts
• 1 tsp Baking Powder
• ½ Baking Soda
• 2 Eggs (large)
• ½ Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. Place the dates and butter in a mixing bowl. Pour boiling water and let it stand until cool for about 30 minutes.
  2. Heat the oven for 325°F with the rack in the middle position. Lightly coat a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  3. Place flours, sugars, walnuts, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and salt into the blender container.
  4. Pulse 10 to 15 times then transfer it to a mixing bowl.
  5. Whisk eggs and vanilla in the cooled date mixture. Pour it into the dry ingredients and mix gently by hand.
  6. Transfer mixture to the loaf pan and spread evenly. Bake for 1 ½ hour or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool the bread in a pan for 25 minutes then turn into a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 loaf (12 slices) servings per container
Serving size 1 slice

Amount per serving
Calories 330
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 40mg 14%
Sodium 210mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 34g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 6g

Vitamin D mcg 0%
Potassium mg 0%
Not a significant source of calcium, or iron.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.