Orange Date Bread

a sweet moist loaf of bread
A sweet moist loaf of bread
Share it on your social network:
Or you can just copy and share this url

Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
8 oz Dates chopped, pitted
1 cup Orange juice
2 cups All-purpose flour
3 tsp Baking powder
¾ tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Salt
¾ cup Granulated sugar
2 Large eggs
4 tbsp Butter melted

Nutritional information

185
Calories
7g
Fat
86mg
Cholesterol
269mg
Sodium
28g
Carbohydrate
4g
Protein
Ingredients

Orange Date Bread

Share

This Orange Date Bread gives me the opportunity to bake with one of my favorite dried fruits: dates! I absolutely adore dates. Sweet and sticky and moist, they are increasingly used as a natural sugar substitute in cakes and sweet treats. Soaking dried dates in liquid can help to boost their moisture and flavor. If you like an added crunch, you could add some pecan nuts or walnuts to the batter before baking.

This orange date bread recipe is so easy to make too. Start by heating orange juice in a saucepan. Remove from the heat once the juice simmers and stir in dates. Leave to rest until cool. Meanwhile, add the dry ingredients to a mixing bowl. Once cool, add beaten eggs to the orange and date mixture and combine with the dry ingredients. Bake in the oven and enjoy while still warm!

To make Orange Date Bread, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Orange Date Bread

Steps to make Orange Date Bread

1
Done
5

Heat the oven and prepare a pan

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease and flour a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.

2
Done
25

Soak dates in orange juice

Bring 1 cup of orange juice to a simmer in a saucepan. Once simmering, remove the pan from the heat and stir in 8 ounces of dates. Let the dates stand in the orange juice for about 25 minutes, until cooled.

3
Done
2

Mix dry ingredients

Add 2 cups of flour, 3 teaspoons of baking powder, ¾ teaspoon of cinnamon, ½ a teaspoon of salt and ¾ cup of granulated sugar to a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine.

4
Done
1

Beat eggs

Beat 2 large eggs.

5
Done
1

Add eggs and butter to dates

Add beaten eggs to the cooled orange and date mixture along with 4 tablespoons of melted butter.

6
Done
3

Mix dry and wet ingredients

Pour the date mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until well blended. Transfer the date bread batter to the prepared loaf pan.

7
Done
50

Bake

Bake in the oven for 40-50 minutes until the top of the cake is browned. A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean.

8
Done
1

Serve

Serve large slices of this bread while it’s still slightly warm.

This Orange Date Bread is sweet, moist and full of flavor! Try making it soon and remember to tag your baking posts with #CookMeRecipes.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
(4.9)
Total Reviews: 19
Ezra Lespinasse

Dates are perfect to put in any dessert when you're on a date...lol bad joke but seriously this is great.

Myra Jourdain

Took longer to cook than what is written but not a bad flavor/ taste.

Carlie Deviney

Replaced granulated sugar with brown sugar and glazed this bread with lemon glaze (lemon juice and powdered sugar mixed together)

Cambria Bace

Another brilliant bread idea from my all time favorite Jelena can't wait to see what else you come up with in the future love, keep making all our stomachs smile.

Louise Iturbide

Great recipe not only is it affordable but the steps are also easy to follow so I'm happy with it.

Kensley Reifsnyder

Vanilla sugar and this orange date bread are the BEST together.

Brynleigh Akutagawa

Can't wait to try this out when I get home it looks delicious!

Jolene Eveleth

Finally a healthy and sweet bread to look forward to eating every morning.

Robin Seasholtz

This goes great with some cream cheese and sweet pickles or even fruits like blueberries.

Lindsey Lincks

I cut down on the dates because I wasn't too sure if it would end up being to sweet so instead of 8 i put 5.

Dalia Dailey

I put 1/2 cup of walnuts in this and 1/4 a cup of dried crainberries everything combined perfectly :)

Royalty Dewhurst

Bookmarking this website ASAP everything on here turns out fantastically.

Antonia Helgeson

Serve with some icecream on the top while warm.. thank me later.

Mercy Abramson

Will make it again tasted yummy thanks.

Akira Sarcona

My kids and I gobbled this whole thing right up it was astonishing.

Macey Babani

Accidently went with unsalted butter because Im dumb and forgot to read the thing but luckily there wasnt much difference in taste so dont worry if you make the same mistake as i did.

Kataleya Kuhlers

Scrumptious orange date bread even better than the vegan banana one and that's a hard one to top in my opinion since it has so much flavor.

Akira Sarcona

Wasn't too sure about this at first but now that it's baking in the oven I can already smell how good it's going to taste.

Athina

Well done! Verified!

Write your own review

You can optionally upload your own image along with a review

Quiche Leekraine Recipe-How To Make Quiche Leekraine-Delicious Quiche Leekraine
previous
Quiche Leekraine
Easy Frittata Recipe-How To Make Easy Frittata-Delicious Easy Frittata
next
Easy Frittata
Add Your Comment