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How to Bake Date Nut Bread: National Date Nut Bread Day

September 8th is National Date Nut Bread Day, and this Date Nut Bread recipe will soothe your senses & your taste buds.

walnutQuick breads like date nut bread are delightfully tasty. Made with nuts & fruit, they remain moist & store well.

If keeping them for more than 1 day or 2, it’s best refrigerated or frozen.

How to Bake Date Nut Bread:

The addition of different types of nuts, and even fresh apple chunks, makes this an even more versatile recipe.

Bake this lovely bread in the bottom third of a 350 degree F oven. This is a really nice recipe that follows.

Type: Bread Recipe

Serve with: butter
Prep Time: 15 min
Bake Time: 35 – 45 min for smaller loaves, 55 – 65 min for larger loaves
Yields: four 9 x 5 inch or 9 x 6 inch bread pans



  1. In a medium bowl, place chopped dates. Stir in water & baking soda, and let stand for about 18 min or until lukewarm.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together flour, salt & baking powder.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, brown sugar, vegetable oil & vanilla extract.
  4. Stir cooled date mixture into wet mixture until combined.
  5. Pour wet mixture into dry ingredients, and gently fold together until just blended.
  6. Fold in chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans &/or macadamia nuts).
  7. Scrape batter into prepared loaf tins & spread evenly.
  8. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean, about 35 – 45 min for small loaves, 55 – 65 min for larger loaves. * Tip: Do not over-bake.
  9. Allow to cool in the pans on a rack for 5 – 12 min prior to unmolding, and completely cool on the rack.

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