Easy Date Nut Bread Recipe

Rich, moist date nut bread is excellent. If you like banana and zucchini bread, try this classic fast bake.

– 2 cups chopped pitted dates, this is about 8 ounces. – 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature – 1 tsp baking soda – 3/4 tsp salt – 3/4 cup brown sugar (can be light or dark) – 1 cup hot coffee – 1 large egg – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1 Tbsp cognac or brandy – 1/2 tsp baking powder – 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour – 1 cup chopped walnuts



Preheat oven to 350. To make slicing easier, lightly spray or grease a 9x5 loaf pan and line it with parchment paper.

Step 1

Step 2

Mix dates, butter, baking soda, salt, and brown sugar. ingredients for date nut bread Cover with hot coffee. hot coffee and water on dates

Step 3

Stir and let settle 15 minutes. date-nut bread wet ingredients Whisk in egg, extract, brandy, and baking powder. Add flour and stir well.

Step 4

Add dry ingredients to date nut bread batter Mix in walnuts. walnuts folded in Transfer to loaf pan and spread evenly. date-nut bread batter in pan

Step 5

Bake 45-55 minutes. I foil the top after 30 minutes to prevent browning. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Soft crumbs.

Step 6

Date-nut bread cooling on rack Wait 15 minutes on a rack, then remove from pan to cool completely before slicing. cutting date-nut bread

Step 7

Wrap cooled bread in plastic and store on the counter or fridge if you won't consume it right away. Cool fully, then cover in plastic and foil to freeze. Use within 3 months.

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